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09 June 2004 @ 03:22 pm
 
So, I found the dialogue snippet that lead to this poll from a while ago. I thought I'd share - original link is here.

Cut to:
5 INT. ANGEL'S OFFICE - DAY
Spike and Angel are having a loud, passionate argument.
SPIKE
It's bollocks, Angel! It's your brand of bollocks from the first to
last.
ANGEL
No, you can't ever see the big picture. You can't see any picture!
SPIKE
I am talking about something primal. Right? Savagery. Brutal animal
instinct.
ANGEL
And that wins out every time with you.
(in Spike's face)
You know, the human race has evolved, Spike!
(walks away from Spike)
SPIKE
(follows Angel making mocking gestures)
Oh, into a bunch of namby-pamby, self-analyzing wankers who could
never hope to—
ANGEL
We're bigger. We're smarter. Plus, there's a thing called teamwork,
not to mention the superstitious terror of your pure aggressors!
SPIKE
You just want it to be the way you want it to be.
ANGEL
(yelling)
It's not about what I want!
WESLEY
(walks up to the office door)
Sorry. Is this something we should all be discussing?
ANGEL
(embarrassed to be caught by Wes, backs away from Spike)
No.
WESLEY
It just...sounds a little serious.
ANGEL
It was mostly...theoretical. We...
SPIKE
(calmly)
We were just working out a b—
(passionate again)
Look, if cavemen and astronauts got into a fight, who would win?
(crosses his arms and looks expectantly at Wes)
WESLEY
Ah. You've been yelling at each other for 40 minutes about this?
(Angel looks down, Spike stares at Wes, still expecting an answer)
(looks pensive, crosses his arms)
Do the astronauts have weapons?
ANGEL & SPIKE
(simultaneously)
No.