Die Hard,

Minute 102: The Circuits that Cannot be Cut

February 20, 2018

Rick & Julia Ingham of The Mad Max Minute Podcast

Al just told John about mistakenly shooting a kid.

“Sorry, man,” says McClane.

“Hey, man,” replies Al, “how could you know?”

“I feel like s— anyway,” replies John.

“Well, then this won’t matter,” says Al. “The LAPD is not calling the shots down here anymore.”

McClane sits up. “The Feds?” he asks.

“You got it, “says Al.

A line of men in suits climbs the hill to Nakatomi Plaza. Theo watches on a monitor with Hans.

“Okay,” says Theo, “those are the city engineers. They’re going into the street circuits. And those guys in the suits – – I don’t know who they are.”

“That’s the FBI,” says Hans. “They’re ordering the others to cut the building’s power. Regular as clockwork.”

“Or a time lock,” says Theo, realizing what’s about to happen.

“Precisely,” says Hans. “The circuits that cannot be cut are cut automatically in response to a terrorist incident. You asked for miracles, Theo? I give you –”


Bruce Willis as John McClane

Reginald VelJohnson as Sgt. Al Powell

Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber

Clarence Gilyard, Jr. as Theo


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