->'''Professor Farnsworth''': Doomsday device? Ah, now the ball's in Farnsworth's court!\\
[Presses a button, revealing his arsenal of doomsday weapons.]\\
'''Professor Farnsworth:''' I suppose I could part with ''one'' and still be feared...
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "Time Keeps on Slippin'"

->'''Dr. Strangelove''': Of course, the whole point of a Doomsday Machine is lost, ''if you '''keep''' it a '''secret'''! Why didn't you tell the world, '''eh?!!'''''
->'''Russian Ambassador Sadesky''': It was to be announced at the Party Congress on Monday. [[AsYouKnow As you know]], the Premier [[SuperweaponSurprise loves surprises]].
-->-- ''Film/DrStrangelove''

->"A Tesla device of that magnitude could focus electro-magnetic waves of terrible consequence upon any point in the world! An organisation that controlled such power could plunge us all into a new Dark Age! They could detonate intra-global bombardment rockets on their launch pads, shut down the energy webs of our cities, devastate countries through natural disasters, make women give up their virginity in torrid orgies__"
->"So why does our government have such a weapon in the first place?"
->"Don't be impertinent, Proton!"
-->-- '''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space'''