Armageddon (1998) (part 5 of 13)

Scary General is less than happy with Harry’s team. He tells Truman, “If you’re trying to make me feel better about the scenario, give it up!”

Billy Bob is encouraged, noting that Chick was an Air Force commando for seven years. Scary General takes a different approach, reading off a list of the team’s crimes. “Robbery, assault, resisting arrest!” He mentions one is a collector for the mob, and a few of the team have done “serious time”. Oh come on, it’s just the earth. What’s he getting so hung up about?

Truman offers the wan excuse of “they’re the best at what they do.” Scary General speaks for all of us when he says, “The Fate Of The Planet is in the hands of a bunch of retards I wouldn’t trust with a potato gun!” Mmmm… potatoes… Oh, sorry. This movie.

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Jessica Ritchey

Born in Western North Carolina, Juniper was discovered in a filthy shack in the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains, speaking a made up language to a tattered rag doll, her only companion. Her social skills have improved little in the intervening years. She is currently making flailing efforts at being a freelance writer. One of history's supreme procrastinators she plans on writing a book about it someday.

Multi-Part Article: Armageddon (1998)

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