Uncle Arthur Quotes in When Eight Bells Toll (1971)
Uncle Arthur Quotes:
[Uncle Arthur is discussing the work involved in dealing with the bullion robbers]
Philip Calvert: I have everybody breathing down my neck: the Admiralty, the Government, the Americans... and the insurance assessors. Grubby little men with gabardine raincoats and dandruff.
Philip Calvert: Well I don't have dandruff, Sir, if it's any consolation.
Uncle Arthur: Yes, I don't think you need demonstrate your questionable attitude to authority *quite* so early.
[Uncle Arthur staggers out of a cabin, looking very seasick]
Uncle Arthur: Boats would be wonderful... if only one didn't have to go to sea in them.
Jack Wyatt: [takes a drink of something Uncle Arthur has just made in the blender] This tastes awful!
Uncle Arthur: I know. I just like to blend.
Jack Wyatt: I'm going to be killed by a fictional character!
Uncle Arthur: Yes, you are.
Jack Wyatt: Umm... This is terrible!
Uncle Arthur: I know! I just... love to blend!
Uncle Arthur: Do you want the long version or the short version? And I have to warn you, the long version is in Aramaic.
Jack Wyatt: Watch the road!
Uncle Arthur: Hey, is it Porsche, or Porsha?
Uncle Arthur: Run, you idiot.
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