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Quotes / Ashes to Ashes (2008)

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Gene Hunt

Right! How many birds does it take to screw in a light bulb? Two! One to run around screaming "What do I do?" and one to shag the electrician!
Episode 1.4 (The Missing Link)

No, not quite. You can despise us, you can disown us, you can even try and close us down, but you will never break us! We are police officers! We are brothers! We are UN-BLOODY-BREAKABLE!
Episode 1.8 (Alex's Big Day)

A word about police brutality ... expect lots of it.
Episode 2.4

Ray, you ever come into this office again dressed like a maths teacher, I'll paint your nuts the colour of hazelnuts and inform a bunch of squirrels that winter's coming.
Episode 3.1

"Gene Hunt versus another country"!? I rather like the sound of that!
Episode 3.7

He's killed the Quattro! He's killed my car! Oi! I'M ARRESTING YOU FOR MURDERING MY CAR YOU DYKE DIGGING TOSSPOTT!

Alex Drake

"My name is Alex Drake. I've just been shot and that bullet has taken me back to 1981. I may be one second away from life, or one second away from death. All I know is that I have to keep fighting. Fight to live, fight to see my daughter, fight to get home."
Series 1 Opening

"My name is Alex Drake. I've been shot and that bullet has taken me back in time. Now I'm lost in 1982, and all I can do is fight, and search and stay alive, because somehow I will find a way home."
Series 2 Opening

"My name is Alex Drake. And quite frankly, your guess is as good as mine."
Series 3, episode 1 Opening

"My name is Alex Drake. I was shot and found myself in 1983. Is it real? Or in my mind? Either way, I have to sort out the mystery of what all this means, and fight to get home. Because time is running out."
Series 3, episodes 2-7 Opening

Chris Skelton

(Chris chuckles at a misogynistic joke on the television)
"He is pretty funny."
(Shaz and Alex glare at him. He frowns)
"...If you like jokes that hate women."


Sharon "Shaz" Granger

"I always thought sexual characteristics are kind of misleading. Girls, boys, masculine, feminine; when it comes down to it, we're all a little of both."
(The team are criticizing Alex's prostitute costume)
Shaz: *confident* "I'd Pay."\\

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