Die Hard,

Minute 066: What Idiot Put You in Charge?

January 01, 2018

Curtis Bloes & Jason Hummel
of  the Better Off Dead Minute

Dwayne Robinson is talking about the John McClane situation with Sgt. Al Powell.

“He could be one of the terrorists, pulling your chain,” says Robinson, “or some nutcase in there.”

“I don’t think so, sir,” replies Al. “In fact, I think he’s a cop. Maybe not LAPD, but he’s definitely a badge.”

“How do you know that?” asks Dwayne.

“A hunch,” says Al. “Things he said, like being able to spot a phony ID.”

“Jesus Christ, Powell!” replies Robinson. “He could be a f—ing bartender, for all we know!”

“TV’s here,” says a patrolman.

“Oh s—,” says Robinson. A KFLW news van winds its way through a cordon of police cars.

Meanwhile, in Holly’s office, a portable TV gets plugged in on Holly’s desk.  Holly Gennaro enters the room, accompanied by a gun-toting Franco.

“I have a request,” says Holly to Hans.

“What idiot put you in charge?” asks Hans, without looking up.

“You did,” replies Holly, “when you murdered my boss. Now, everybody’s looking to me. Personally, I’d pass on the job. I don’t enjoy being this close to you. ”

Hans glares at her.


Bruce Willis as John McClane

Bonnie Bedelia as Holly Gennaro

Reginald VelJohnson as Al Powell

Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber

Paul Gleason as Dwayne Robinson

Bruno Doyon as Franco

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