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Malcolm Reynolds: Zoe, you okay?
Zoe Washburne: (grunts) Armor's dented.
— "Serenity," Firefly

The Operative: I'm not threatening you. I'm unarmed—
Mal: Good. (shoots him, turns to leave, and gets jumped)
The Operative: ...I am, of course, wearing full body armor. I am not a moron.

Rygel: (To Scorpius' body) Sorry I had to shoot you but... you know how it goes.
Scorpius: (Very quietly) How did you know I was wearing body armor?
Rygel: I wasn't sure- but 131 cycles in Peacekeeper captivity teaches you a few things.
Scorpius: What if you were wrong?
Rygel: Not so bad for me either way.

Archer: Shut up! That vest is bulletproof!
Cheryl: Oh. *gets shot in the arm* Ow!
Archer: But it is, y'know, a vest.
Archer, "El Secuestro"

"I want sleeves on my vest."
Col. Jack O'Neill after being shot twice while wearing one (one bullet hit his arm), "Desperate Measures," Stargate SG-1

"My faith protects me. My Kevlar helps."
Michael Carpenter, after showing that his wife made his plate armor bulletproof, The Dresden Files

Ambassador Bartlett: What if someone aims at my head?
"Type III ballistic body armor. Don't worry, those ribs will heal."
John Reese, Person of Interest, "Critical"

"It's called kevlar! You got any?"
"Thought not."
Frank Castle, The Punisher War Zone #17

"Silicone carbide discs...ceramic matrices...accompanied laminate...cutting edge body armor. We just sew it between the fabric and the lining. Zero penetration. However...[makes a pained expression]...quite painful, I'm afraid."

Did I forget to mention my new armor? A great white couldn't rip it's way through this stuff: bonded polycarbide! It's amazing what ends up at the Forge...

Cyclops: Stay cool, Iceman. Why do you think God created Kevlar?

"The advent of low-profile carbonan armored uniforms in the mid-29th century served to underscore the importance of fire discipline in organizations where those uniforms were standard issue. It became entirely too tempting to tap an officer on the shoulder from fifty yards away to get his attention. After all, shouting takes effort, ammo is cheap, and shooting your CO in the back never gets old."


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