THIS WEEK’S HOSTS:
Chris LaSalle and David Stoker of The Star Trek Minute
Dr. Haseldorf is explaining the hostage situation to anchorwoman Gail.
“The hostages should be going through the early stages of the Helsinki Syndrome,” says Dr. Haseldorf.
“As in, Helsinki Sweden,” interjects Anchorman Harvey Johnson.
“Finland,” corrects Dr. Haseldorf. “Basically, it’s when the hostages and the terrorists go through a sort of psychological transference, and a projection of dependency. A strange sort of trust and bond develops…”
The body of Ellis is dragged out of Holly’s office, as sobs and sighs from the hostages fill the air.
“We’ve had situations where the hostages have embraced their captors after their release, and even corresponded with them in prison.”
Dwayne T. Robinson is on the phone, detailing the terrorist demands.
“No, no, honey,” says Robinson, “Asian Dawn. Dawn. D-A-W-N.”
“Sir?” a tactical officer interrupts.
“Yeah?” replies Robinson.
“The FBI is here,” says the officer.
“The FBI is here, now?” asks Robinson.
“Yes, sir, right over there,” says the officer.
“Hold this,” says Robinson, handing the officer his mobile phone. Robinson buttons his suit jacket.
“Want a breath mint?” asks Al, sarcastically. Dwayne walks over to the two FBI officers.
“Hey!” says Robinson, “How are you doing, man?”
“I’m Agent Johnson,” says Agent Little Johnson, “This is Special Agent Johnson.” He points to the other agent.
“Oh,” says Robinson, turning to the other agent. “How are you doing?” Robinson holds out his hand.
“No relation,” explains Little Johnson. Big Johnson leaves Robinson’s handshake in midair.
“I’m uh,” begins Robinson, “I’m -”
IN THIS MINUTE:
Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber
Paul Gleason as Deputy Chief Dwayne T. Robinson
Reginald VelJohnson as Sgt. Al Powell
Alexander Godunov as Karl
Bruce Willis as John McClane
Robert Davi as Big Johnson
Grand L. Bush as Little Johnson
George Christie as Dr. Haseldorf
Mary Ellen Trainor as Gail Wallens