- During his interrogation, a Dallas police officer comes in to inform Epping that he has a phone call. His government interrogator snaps, "I don't care if it's the President of the United States. I'm interrogating a suspect."
"Sir, it IS the President of the United States."
- A hilariously weird moment in which Epping is thinking about a particularly horrible crime that he wants to prevent, how to go about it, and what effects it might have on the time stream. We then get this passage:
I shuffled back through the kitchen, pausing to look at the chair with the yellow plastic seat. "I hate you, chair," I told it, then went to bed again.
The TV series
- When Arliss Price asks Jake if he, too, is a military veteran, Jake (wanting to earn Arliss's trust) says that he fought in Korea.
Arliss: What unit?
- When Ms. Mimi discovers Jake's real name, he made up a story about the FBI putting him in witness protection after testifying about a Mafia murder. The murder? Some mob guy named Michael had his brother Fredo killed on a fishing trip in Lake Tahoe.