Die Hard,

Minute 076: The Quarterback is Toast

January 15, 2018

Sean German
and Dave Pallas

The armored car erupts in flame.

“Oh my God!” says Theo, “The quarterback is toast!”

“Alright, alright, alright, Rivers, Rivers!” says Mitchell into his microphone,”Hang on, Rivers – – that’s an order!”

Hans picks up his walkie-talkie. “Hit it again,” he says.

“Hans, you mother f—-r!” says McClane, “You made your point! Let ’em pull back!” John looks out the window at the flaming car.

“Thank you, Mister Cowboy, I’ll take it under advisement,” replies Hans, “hit it again!”

McClane looks around the room for something to stop the carnage, but he is 34 floors above the car. He looks at the elevator door. Putting down his gun, he grabs a chair near a computer terminal, then puts the satchel full of detonators on the chair.

Next, McClane grabs a fire axe.  He swings the axe and cuts a hole in the elevator door.

“Fire,” says Hans, into his walkie talkie.

Fritz fires another missile at the armored car. It explodes in a ball of flame. Hans watches the fireball through an office window.

Meanwhile, McClane has opened the elevator door. He braces the door open with the fire axe.

McClane looks down the elevator shaft. “F— me,” he whispers.

“Let’s go!” says Robinson at the command post. “Get them outta the car! Don’t you know they’re burning?”

The armored car is a flaming wreck. The SWAT team meanwhile is sprawled on the plaza, screaming in pain.

McClane unwraps a brick of C-4. The detonators are scattered on the computer chair.


Wilhelm von Hornburg as James

Hans Buhringer as Fritz

Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber

Bruce Willis as John McClane

Paul Gleason as Dwayne T. Robinson

Clarence Gilyard, Jr as Theo

Bruno Doyon as Franco

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