Quotes / We Need a Distraction

"Most people think distracting a group of guys is best done by a beautiful woman. The problem with beautiful women is people want them to stick around; which can cause a lot of problems. Obnoxious guys, they just want to get rid of."
Michael, Burn Notice

Kiki: Look at me look at me look at me!
[The heroes sneak past the guards]
Kiki: [Points] Look, a distracting thing!
[Guards turn to look, Kiki sneaks off. Guards turn back to see an empty corridor, look at each other and shrug]

The Doctor: Need a proper look. Got to draw its fire. Give it a target.
Amy: How?
The Doctor: You know how sometimes I have really brilliant ideas?
Amy: Yeah?
The Doctor: Sorry. [Leaps out of cover] LOOK AT ME! I'M A TARGET!
Doctor Who, "The Pandorica Opens"

The General: What did you tell him?
Clara: Nothing I'm going to tell you. Except this one thing, you see I told him [stage whisper] "Don't worry, Doctor, they'll all be looking at me."
Doctor Who, "Hell Bent"

Ian: He can't get both of us! I'll distract him, you run for the bridge!
Katie: He'll get you!
Ian: You got a better idea?!
Katie: Yeah — I'll distract him! [Runs off]
Are You Afraid of the Dark??, "The Tale of the Midnight Ride"

"Hey Melvin! You wanna make a buck?"
Earl, Tremors

"Ahh, always the distraction!"
Ron from Kim Possible

"Dr. Insano, I'm curious, what does any of (the plothole) have to do with Ma-Ti and Spoony? And please, give us the explanation that'll make you talk the longest." [Snaps finger as everyone behind them loot Dr. Insano's lab]

Apple Bloom: We need to think of a distraction.
Scootaloo: Hey everyone, look at Scootaloo dance!
Apple Bloom: We need to think of a distraction that doesn't draw attention to us!
[The foals start to panic.]

Simba: You guys have to create a diversion.
Timon: What do you want me to do — dress in drag and do the hula?

Sarge: Simmons, you and the two bullet magnets move up the right side and try to cause some kind of distraction.
Simmons: Any suggestions?
Sarge: As long as it draws their fire away from us and towards you I don't care.
Donut: Try some dance moves! Oh! You could do a musical number!
Sarge: Get off the radio, Donut!
Red vs. Blue, Episode 48: Heavy Metal

Ronan: What are you doing?...What are you DOING?!
Quill: I'm distracting you, ya big turdblossom!

Sgt. McRose: You know, if we hit this bank in daylight, we're gonna need a big diversion.
Major Hackett: We'll blow something up.
Sgt. McRose: Yeah, like what?
Major Hackett: A building a barn, something.
Major Hackett: What, are you particular?
Sgt. McRose: Yeah, as a matter of fact I am. This is America, you know.

Kostmayer: What do we need a diversion for? Just kick in the door and hose the room.
McCall: Mickey, there is a five year-old boy in there.
Kostmayer: Oh yeah, we're gonna need a diversion.
The Equalizer, "China Rain"