"Helicopters in space? That's just ridiculous!"
— League of Super Evil (Skullossus finding a helicopter hovering in front of his space station.)
Vanderbeam: Stars — proof of a higher power.
Jinx: How so, sir?
Vanderbeam: Each one hangs like a solitaire upon the velveted curtain of night. And around each one a single planet revolves, brimming with life. Just think...those points of golden light provide enough heat to power one city...yet they keep space itself cool to the touch. A miracle.
Jinx: I think the things you said got less true as you went along, sir.
"That's the end of that one. Atmospheric conditions in outer space often interfere with transmitting."
— General Roberts, Plan 9 from Outer Space
"Like most science-fiction writers, Trout knew almost nothing about science."