Jack Bauer: The only reason that you're conscious right now is because I don't want to carry you.
Ramon Salazar: [about Jack Bauer] That man has more lives than a cat.
Jack Bauer: [while holding President Logan at gunpoint] A year and a half ago I was warned my life was in danger. I was told the only way to survive was to create the illusion that I was dead. I had the deceive people I cared about. My daughter will never forgive me. Now that I see the depth of your corruption there is no doubt that source of danger was you. David Palmer was a great man and a great president, but he was also my friend. He tried to warn me about you and now he is dead. Other people tried to help me and they are dead. So Mr. Logan, I really have nothing left to lose.
Jack Bauer: I'm federal agent Jack Bauer, and today is the longest day of my life.
Jack Bauer: [to Joseph Prado, after breaking every finger in his hand] This will help you with the pain.
[knocks him unconscious]
Chloe: [as Jack strangles an FBI officer and a horrified teenage boy looks on] Don't worry... he's really good at this.
Bill Buchanan: Chloe, we don't have time for your personality disorder!
Tony Almeida: Chloe, I'm getting real tired of your personality.
Jack Bauer: I'm gonna need a hacksaw.
Jack Bauer: You are gonna tell me what I wanna know, it's just a matter of how much you want it to hurt.
Woman: Don't you have a gun?
Chloe: I work with computers!
[just before shooting Ryan Chappelle]
Jack Bauer: God, forgive me.
[Chloe had to shoot a man in self-defense]
Edgar Stiles: You okay?
Chloe: I'm fine.
Edgar Stiles: Is there anything I can do?
Chloe: I said I'm fine! I am trying not to think about what happened, I'm gonna process it later, okay?
Edgar Stiles: Sure, fine.
Chloe: Edgar, I appreciate your concern. I really do. Just when I shot that guy, I thought I'd go all fetal position. But the truth is, I didn't feel anything. At all. I hope I'm not some kind of a psychopath.
Edgar Stiles: Well, he *was* trying to kill you.
Chloe: Yeah, but still!
Edgar Stiles: Maybe it's a delayed reaction kinda thing. Maybe you'll freak out about it in a few days.
Chloe: I hope so.
Eddie: Jack's back.
Jack Bauer: Kim, I want you to point the gun at his chest and pull the trigger now.
Christopher Henderson: [Holds Jack at gunpoint] Hold it Jack! You weren't really going to let me go, were you?
Jack Bauer: No.
[Henderson tries to shoot him, but the gun is empty. He looks at the clip, realizing Jack has outsmarted him. He faintly smiles at Jack]
Christopher Henderson: Good for you.
Jack Bauer: You are responsible for the deaths of David Palmer, Tony Almeida, and Michelle Dessler. They were friends of mine.
Christopher Henderson: That's what happens.
[Jack shoots him twice]
Sherry Palmer: We've had a hard day, but when you look at it in perspective, you'll realize I was acting in your best interest. And I know you're so mad at me.
President Palmer: I'm not mad at you.
Sherry Palmer: Oh, good.
President Palmer: I feel sorry for you.
Sherry Palmer: You feel sorry for me?
President Palmer: You've lost touch of what it is to be a friend... a parent... a wife. After today, I never want to see you again.
Sherry Palmer: David!
President Palmer: Please, Sherry, I've heard it all before. And I don't care what this may do to my candidacy. And it's not because I don't want to be President. I do. I just don't think you're fit to be the first lady.
Sherry Palmer: Do you really think you can just leave me? Don't you think for a second it'll be that easy!
President Palmer: Secret Service will escort you back to Washington when you're ready.
[turns away from her and walks towards the room exit]
Sherry Palmer: [screaming after David, who is ignoring her rantings] David, you don't just walk away from me! David, you can't do this without me! David, I'm talking to you!
[a secret Service Agent stops her from following after David Palmer after he leaves the room]
Sherry Palmer: Get your hands off of me!
Nina Myers: Jack, if you kill me, you won't know who I work for. You think I work for Drazen, but I don't!
Jack Bauer: I trusted you, Nina...
Nina Myers: I was just doing my job.
Jack Bauer: Your job? My wife and daughter almost died today! How many people that trusted you lost their life today because you were doing your job? Walsh, or Jamey? Ellis? How many others?
Nina Myers: How many people died because of you, Jack?
Jack Bauer: Shut up, stupid!
Jack Bauer: I know you think you're doing the right thing,
[raising his voice]
Jack Bauer: but this is not going to happen.
Kim: Somebody has to do it!
Jack Bauer: Someone will, not you!
Kim: [raising her voice] I'm the best match!
Jack Bauer: [raising his voice even more] You're not a field operative!
Kim: I have weapons training. This is decoy work. Saunders' people won't even come close to me.
Jack Bauer: [shouting] Kim, you don't know what you're talking about. If everything was to go right in this scenario, which not a chance I'm willing to take!
Kim: [shouting] You're not taking it! I am!
Jack Bauer: [grabs Kim and puts her up against the wall] The reason why you've got this job,
Jack Bauer: the reason why I GAVE you this job is so that I could make sure you'd be safe!
Kim: [voice breaking] I took this job because I wanted it, not because you wanted me here. I know that this is hard for you, but this is not your decision. This is my job; better yet, my duty. I'm gonna be safe.
Kim: But I'm doing it.
[from preview for Season 5]
Jack Bauer: [angry] When I'm finished with you, you're gonna wish that you felt this good again.
Chapelle: Chloe's a pain in the ass!
First Lady Martha Logan: I look like a wedding cake!
Chloe: OK, when the alert level goes down, and the terrorists have been caught, we can have some chamomile tea and I'll tell you all my secrets.
President Palmer: I'm the president Mike. You do not call me by my first name.
[at the very start of each show except Season 1 and other Season Premieres]
Jack Bauer: Previously on 24.
Jack Bauer: A few years ago, my wife was killed because of my job. My daughter has never been the same since. This last year... well, you know what I went through to bring you in. What'd I get for it? A pat on the back. In the end, a demotion and a heroin habit. I'm tired of putting my ass on the line for nothing. I'm DONE putting my ass on the line for nothing.
Audrey Heller Raines: Jack, you are not going to do this. You are not going to torture my brother!
Jack Bauer: I used to be in the military. Used to do field work for the CIA. I've been to some horrible places. I've seen some pretty terrible things. I don't think I've ever been this scared in my whole life.
James Heller: Spare me your sixth grade Michael Moore logic!
Edgar Stiles: [as he speaks to Marianne Taylor, who is bossing him around] Just because you overheard that conversation between Chloe and me doesn't mean I'm your bitch.
[from Season 5 preview]
Jack Bauer: If you don't tell me what I want to know, then it'll just be a question of how much you want it to hurt.
[to Audrey, who was held by the Chinese for a few months]
Jack Bauer: I know what it's like to feel like it's never going to end.
[from Season 5 trailer]
Jack Bauer: [gun aimed at someone off screen] See you in hell.
Michelle Dessler: I can't spend another day without you... I'm ready to leave here, I'm ready to go with you...
Tony Almeida: So, uh, what are we saying here? If we save LA from a nuclear bomb, then you and I can get together for dinner and a movie?
President Palmer: Mike, I want to thank you for calling CTU in the eleventh hour.
Mike Novick: Of course, Mr. President.
President Palmer: [leans in close] But you should have been with me to the end. That's what I expected of you, that's why I appointed you! I'm relieving you of your post, effective immediately.
Mike Novick: [starts crying] Yes, Mr. President.
Tony Almeida: She's gone, Jack...
[at the start of each Season Premiere]
Jack Bauer: Events occur in real time.
Navi Araz: [Dina is leaving to get Behrooz] Who was on the phone?
Dina Araz: It was nothing important.
Navi Araz: Liar!
[Navi grabs Dina]
Navi Araz: What did Behrooz do?
Dina Araz: No. What did you do? Did you give the order?
Navi Araz: Behrooz was not committed. It was just a matter of time before he turned against us.
Dina Araz: You order Tariq to kill him-to kill our own son.
[Dina slaps Navi]
Dina Araz: No!
[Dina slaps him again]
Dina Araz: No!
[Dina slaps him again]
Dina Araz: No! You sick...
Navi Araz: [Navi and Dina struggle, until he pins her against the wall]
Navi Araz: Where is Tariq?
Dina Araz: Behrooz killed him!
Navi Araz: That's impossible.
Dina Araz: Because you think he's weak? He's not.
Navi Araz: Nothing, nothing will stand in the way of what needs to be done-not him, not you. Where is he now?
Dina Araz: Why? What are you going to do?
Dina Araz: You're hurting me!
Navi Araz: I will do more than that. Now you listen to me, woman. You will do exactly as you told him. You will pick him up in a half an hour.
James Heller: I am the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America. You will listen to me!
Navi Araz: [Navi hangs up the phone] The override has taken control of the nuclear power plants.
Dina Araz: What about Behrooz? What about our son?
Navi Araz: [pause, sighs] We have to be strong now, we'll mourn him when this is over.
Dina Araz: [Navi exits. Dina's cell phone rings] Hello?
Behrooz Araz: Mom?
Dina Araz: Behrooz? Are you all right?
Behrooz Araz: Tariq tried to kill me. He was going to shoot me. I had to defend myself.
Dina Araz: What did you do?
Behrooz Araz: I killed him. You can't let Father know.
Dina Araz: Why not?
Behrooz Araz: Because Father's the one who told Tariq to do it. He wants me dead because I messed up with Debbie.
Dina Araz: Behrooz, that's not possible. Your father would never want to hurt you.
Behrooz Araz: It's true. Mom, I don't know what to do. You have to help me.
Dina Araz: Where are you now?
Behrooz Araz: I'm near the Metrolink station on Lassen in Chatsworth
Dina Araz: Are you using Tariq's car?
Behrooz Araz: Yes.
Dina Araz: Hide it. I'll pick you up there in a half hour.
Behrooz Araz: Hurry.
[Syed Ali has said he's willing to die]
Jack Bauer: The only way you're going to die is if I kill you. Your bomb's not going off.
Jack Bauer: He shouldn't have been playing with A-dults.
George Mason: So what are you gonna do tomorrow? If the bomb doesn't go off. Thought about it?
President Palmer: Let's skip the sound bytes and cut straight to the chase.
Jack Bauer: There are things in this world which are out of our control. Sometimes we like to blame ourselves for them so we can try to make sense out of them.
Jack Bauer: Honey, I've got to start focusing on what I'm doing up here, I'm running out of time, okay? So uh... I-I'm gonna have to say good-bye. I love you more than anything in the world and I'll always be with you, okay? Remember that.
Kim: Oh. I'm proud of you, and I love you.
Jack Bauer: I love you too sweetheart... Bye.
Jack Bauer: I like working with you, Chase; you're a nice kid. But don't you ever come into my office and talk to me like that again, do you understand me?
[Jack hits a button on his watch. Meanwhile, back at CTU, Gael's Palm Pilot starts to beep]
Gael Ortega: He's in.
Ryan Chappelle: What are you talking about? Who's in?
Tony Almeida: Jack.
Ryan Chappelle: What?
Tony Almeida: Gael and I have been working with Jack. We've been trying to get him back undercover with the Salazars. That signal mean he's back in.
Ryan Chappelle: I don't understand.
Tony Almeida: Look, I'll explain everything. Right now we've gotta call the president.
President Palmer: Jack, you saved my life. I trust you as much as I trust anybody.
Jack Bauer: George, as crazy as this may sound, you're going to have to trust me.
Nina Myers: I only get the pardon if I stop the bomb. Why wouldn't I do everything I can.
Jack Bauer: Because you're worse than a traitor, Nina. You don't even have a cause, you don't believe in anything. But you would sell anyone and everything out to the highest bidder. So
Jack Bauer: [shouts] stop wasting my time. Gimme a name!
[his last lines]
George Mason: It's time.
President Palmer: [Explaining to President Logan, whom he is advising, why he authorized a covert operation that could be construed as an act of war; Logan disagrees] We didn't bring this crisis on ourselves, but we'll be the ones to settle it. This is a dirty business and we have to get our hands dirty to clean it up!
[at the main start of each show]
Jack Bauer: The following takes place between...
Renee Walker: I know how to get that Bracelet off...
Jack Bauer: [Repeated line to an individual after they tried to help him] You did great.
Jack Bauer: [Repeated line when asked to make a promise] I give you my word.
Kate Warner: [while being tortured by Sayed Ali for information] How can I tell you what I don't know?
Bill Buchanan: We're in an active code, Chole. We don't have time for your personality disorder.
[after Jack Bauer's team attacks the Chinese Consulate]
President Palmer: It was a covert operation, not dissimilar to those carried out by countries on a routine basis around the world.
Charles Logan: Don't give me a social studies lesson, David. We marched onto Chinese soil, we kidnapped one of their nationals, and in the process the Chinese consul was killed.
Jack Bauer: Tell me where the bomb is or I will kill your son.
Audrey Heller Raines: Not... another... word!
Jack Bauer: [Jack is about to execute Chappelle] Ryan, is there anyone you'd like to talk to?
Ryan Chappelle: To say goodbye?
Jack Bauer: To say whatever you have to.
Ryan Chappelle: I have a brother I haven't talked to in years... I don't have that many friends, only the people I work with. So, no... there's no-one.
Chase: Let me be upfront with you, Jack. I look up to you, and I'd even take a bullet for you. Instead, I'm holding a mirror right in front of your face. I know what they did to you when you were undercover with the Salazars. If something goes wrong, I'm always there when you need me.
Jack Bauer: Mind your own business Chase.
Chase: Today is NOT the day to prove that everything is okay and this will be a rough day. Get your head straight man, and do what you got to do.
Ramon Salazar: I'm concerned about you, Jack. The things you did to get me here. You'll never be the same.
Jack Bauer: How long have you been playing me?
Stephen Saunders: So, Michael... tell me how it went down in Mexico.
[Amador slowly looks at Saunders]
Stephen Saunders: You didn't think I would find out?
Michael Amador: I didn't think you needed to know... as long as you got what you wanted.
Stephen Saunders: You were stupid enough to believe that Jack Bauer had turned against CTU, and now you've got every intelligence agency in the country after you.
Michael Amador: Bauer's story checked out.
Stephen Saunders: Don't presume to tell me about Jack Bauer. What you did in Mexico, it was stupid, it was greedy, and it may have cost me my advantage.
Michael Amador: Alvers and I still expect to be paid.
[Amador connects with the bank via laptop]
Stephen Saunders: The authorization code is 7QV78.
Michael Amador: [Amador enters the code to reveal 10 million dollars in the account] This is only half!
Stephen Saunders: I'll release the balance after I have confirmation on the hotel.
Michael Amador: The deal was we get paid in full!
Stephen Saunders: The deal changed when you went down to Mexico
Stephen Saunders: Now, after you've hit the hotel, you'll get the rest of your money.
[Saunders gives one vial of the virus to Alvers and leaves]
Alan Milliken: [to Sherry, who is snooping up on something he has covered up] You come into my house? After everything I've done for your family? I've made your children's father the President of the United States!
Sherry Palmer: Wait a minute, whatever you did to help David was *not* for the benefit of my children. Let's get that straight. You're just a small man, Alan, who lords his money over his friends because that's all you have, that's all you are! Why do you think your wife had to go out and find another man?
Alan Milliken: Don't you *talk* to me like this!
Sherry Palmer: Because you're *not* one! Not one woman in her right mind would find you attractive without your wealth, Alan! That's what people want from you.
[Alan gasps, he is having a heart attack while Sherry continues]
Sherry Palmer: That's all Julia wants from you. And I'm supposed to be afraid of you? You think I'm scared of you? You're just a little boy, Alan! A pathetic, scrawny, sickly little boy!
Alan Milliken: [gasping] Julia, my pills. My pills!
Sherry Palmer: [Julia grabs the pills, going to Alan as Sherry grabs her arm] No, don't!
Julia Milliken: What are you doing?
Sherry Palmer: Don't!
Julia Milliken: Sherry?
Sherry Palmer: Don't!
Alan Milliken: Julia! Julia!
Sherry Palmer: This is your way out!
Alan Milliken: [shakes, gasping] Julia! Julia! Julia! Julia! Julia!
Alan Milliken: [falls out of his wheelchair, crawling to the counter, grabbing his pills, trying to take them. He stops shaking, collapses on the floor and dies]
Sherry Palmer: Why don't you just say what's on your mind? You don't want me here.
Lynne Kresge: Mrs. Palmer, I...
Sherry Palmer: No, you don't want me here! So let's just quit playing games?
Lynne Kresge: How dare you speak to me like this? I was appointed by the President of the United States of America because of my qualifications in foreign policy and crisis management, and I don't know what kind of credentials you have that make you think you can lecture me. Fine. You don't want to play games? I don't like you. And I don't like you being here.
Sherry Palmer: Well... *now* we're communicating.
Teddy Hanlin: Hiya, Jack. Haven't seen you since you put my partner away.
Tony Almeida: Remember that time we came into work together about a month ago? Mason made some wisecrack remark, and you came up with this really great BS story, early breakfast meeting with District 3. I was really impressed with how convincing a liar you were.
Chase: You're right Ryan! And after you shoot Jack down, you can personally explain that to the president!
Eddie: Today we're going to turn a government building into a cemetery.
President Palmer: What are you trying to do? Start a war with the Middle East?
Roger Stanton: No.
President Palmer: Then what?
Roger Stanton: Your defense policy is too passive. You need more resources...
President Palmer: You're trying to hijack my presidency.
Roger Stanton: No, no, no. But, I'd like to give it some balls.
Sherry Palmer: Complex problems sometimes have the simplest solutions.
President Palmer: Make no mistake: if we unleash our military power on nations that later prove innocent, it will rank as one of the most despicable sneak attacks in history. Any chance for peace in the Middle East will vanish forever. Even if it'll cost American lives in the future, we must delay this attack until we are certain of our ground.
[to Syed Ali]
Jack Bauer: I know you think what you're doing is right. But it is my job not to let that happen.
[to his son, Behrooz]
Navi Araz: What we accomplish today will change the world. We are fortunate that our family has been chosen to do this.
[Jane Saunders is unwilling to help Jack find her father]
Jack Bauer: You have no idea how far I'm willing to go to acquire your cooperation.
President Palmer: Now, Jack, if it were anyone else, I would ask you if you were sure. But with you, I already know the answer. God bless you, and good luck.
Gary: You're telling me one of us has to get caught so the other can escape?
Mandy: Yes. It's going to be you.
Mandy: [after CTU realizes she is still alive] Looks like my neighbors died for nothing.
Jack Bauer: [to his new girlfriend Diane] My name's not Frank. It's Jack Bauer.
Martha Logan: It has been a very long day... we could all use a rest...
Vladimir Bierko: Release the Syntox here and two hundred thousand people will die.
Jack Bauer: TELL ME WHERE THE BOMB IS!
Jack Bauer: You are going to have to trust me.
Jack Bauer: We don't have a lot of time.
Jack Bauer: [at the start of every episode] The following takes place between _ A.M./P.M. and _ A.M./P.M.
Tony Almeida: Some people feel more comfortable in hell.
President Palmer: All right. This is what we're gonna do. We may be short on manpower, but it doesn't have to appear that way. Send all the Eastern Georgia National Guard to Marietta, and tell the media that this is where something's going to happen.
Mike Novick: Uh, what's going to happen, sir?
President Palmer: If this is what the people are going to be watching, let's show them how we're going to respond. I want them to see how we protect our citizens. We will not put up with racism or xenophobia. If this is where it's going to start, this is where it's going to stop.
Osterlind: They're grounding flights from LAX.
Stephen Saunders: Did all the couriers get out with their vials?
Osterlind: New York, Washington, San Francisco made it through; they're on their way. I re-routed Las Vegas; our man is driving there now. But we missed Chicago and Cleveland.
Stephen Saunders: Did you revise the casualty projections?
Osterlind: Of course.
[hands him folder]
Osterlind: Here they are.
Stephen Saunders: Just give me the number.
Osterlind: Two to five million dead within the first 48 hours.
Stephen Saunders: [shrugs] Good enough.
Chapelle: [whilst interrogating Gael] Talk to me, you sonuvabitch!
Chapelle: I'd like nothing more than to hang you as a traitor and watch you jerk until you die.
[Jack Bauer is preparing to execute Ryan Chapelle]
Chapelle: There's no way around this, right Jack? We don't have any outs here.
Jack Bauer: Not that I can see.
Chapelle: [as a tear runs down his face] Wait! All right. Let me do this myself. At least give me... the dignity of-of taking m-my own life; that's something you can do.
Jack Bauer: No, Ryan, I can't do that.
Chapelle: Yes, you can! You were right back at CTU to put me under watch. I wasn't going out for a cigarette, I was trying to bolt. But I know this has to happen.
Jack Bauer: I can't take that chance.
Chapelle: I'm giving you my word, Jack. I won't run, I swear. I-I-I'd be lying if I said I wasn't scared, but I'm not gonna run. I couldn't live with myself, knowing that I was responsible for the deaths of all those people.
Chapelle: You gotta believe me.
Mandy: [once she realizes CTU knows she and Tony are still alive after their supposed deaths] Looks like my neighbors died for nothing.
Nina Myers: So, Ed, how are ya?
Agent Ed Miller: Don't bother, Nina. I'm here because I have to be, not because I'm your friend.
Nina Myers: Well, you're here because they think after I help stop the bomb, Jack will try to kill me. Which, of course, he will. What if you can't stop him? I mean, no offense, but Ed, let's face it: you're no match for Jack. You're just not that ruthless. So he manages to get around you and pull the trigger. What happens then? Because of the pardon, he knows if he kills me, he'll spend the rest of his life in jail.
Agent Ed Miller: Jack, if you have some way to shut her up I'm not thinkin' of...
Nina Myers: Of course, Jack's mind is thinking, "That's not such a bad deal." Small price to pay to avenge his wife's death. But what about his daughter? Is he thinking about her? She's already lost one parent. If he kills me, she'll have no one. Jack knows I'm right. He should just use me to stop the bomb, and then go home to Kim. She needs you, Jack.
Marwan: [to Chort who has Jack Bauer at gunpoint] Kill him.
Martha Logan: [after she learns President Logan wants to give terrorists the route to the Russian President's motorcade] You are the President of the United States! My God! You're talking about murder!
Carl Webb: Before you're done crucifying me, save some nails for your wife.
Jack Bauer: That's the problem with people like you, George. You want results, but you never want to get your hands dirty. I'd start rolling up your sleeves.
Marie: Reza, you really are very sweet.
[to Nina while he has a gun to her head]
Jack Bauer: You are going to tell me everything I want to know or I swear to God I will hurt you before I kill you, and no one will be able to stop me.
Chase: Listen, Jack. I'm gonna be honest with you. I look up to you. I'd take a bullet for you if I had to, but right now, I'm gonna hold the mirror up. You were under with Salazar for six months. I know what they did to you, and I know what you did to yourself. You can't make that go away overnight. You think I didn't know?
Jack Bauer: You should mind your own business, Chase.
Chase: All I'm trying to say is that I'm here for you. But today is not the day to try to prove to everybody that you're all better. It's about to hit the fan, you know that and I know that. So do what you gotta do, man. Get your head straight, so we can do our work.
Stephen Saunders: I like to do things in phases. You should know that by now.
Jack Bauer: [to Saunders about putting his daughter in the hotel where the virus had been released] When your daughter is infected, I'm going to make you watch her die.
Jack Bauer: Stephen, you're out of time!
[about Syed Ali]
Jack Bauer: Are you trying to protect this man?
Imam Fulani: No, Agent Bauer, I have no misplaced loyalties. If the man you are looking for has murdered an innocent, he is as guilty in the eyes of Islam as he is in yours.
Jack Bauer: The man that I'm looking for set in motion a plan today to detonate a nuclear weapon in Los Angeles.
Imam Fulani: Are you certain?
Jack Bauer: Yes, we're certain. Our estimates are between one and two million people will die if this bomb goes off. That, sir, is why we need to find him now.
Kalil Hasan: I think someone is anxious that I get to where I'm going.
Omar: What makes you think that?
Kalil Hasan: I just got stopped by two cops who let me go in very little time.
Kalil Hasan: This is a stolen car.
Omar: Maybe the driver has not reported it yet?
Kalil Hasan: A cop was approaching me with his hand on his gun. He gets a call: suddenly there's no problem.
[Omar grimaces as he realises Kalil is right]
Bill Buchanan: You have no idea who you are dealing with, you little ass kisser!
Jack Bauer: [Repeated line] DAMN IT!
Jack Bauer: [Nararating a repeated line after starting time and ending time have established] Events occur in real time.
Jack Bauer: [repeated line, justifying his actions when they are questioned] it had to be done.
Jack Bauer: [Repeated line, attempting to make a compromise] I give you my word.
Jack Bauer: LET ME SEE YOUR HANDS!
President Palmer: [repeated line, after knocking on his door, granting them permission to enter the room his working in] come
Jack Bauer: [repeated line to Audrey] I'll be right back.