So, if you're done molesting the furniture, can we go get these guys?


There is no me. I'm just a container.


Echo: I have 38 brains. Not one of them thinks you can sign a contract to be a slave, especially now that we have a black president.
Wendy/Caroline: We have a black president? Okay. I am missing everything.

We're not just humans anymore. We're not multiple personalities. We're many personalities. (Seems to hear something and respond.) And one of my personalities happens to be a multiple personality. But that doesn't make me a multiple personality. I'm looking for a little nuance here.


Because... that's what we need. A blood ritual. Yes, yes, we've got to have one of those. I mean, the Aztecs knew it. The pre-Hellenic Minoans knew it, for God's sakes. From the moment man first clawed his way out of the primordial ooze and kicked off his fins, he's understood that the gods require blood. New life from death. The ancients had it right. But the old gods are back.


Ballard: Who is Alpha?
Adelle: Alpha is all of these.
Topher Huh. That's what I keep saying. And... and of course it doesn't tell you anything. It doesn't tell me anything, and I'm smarter than everyone in this room! (points at Adelle) But less scary.

Ballard: So this is it. This is where you steal their souls.
Topher: Yeah, and then we put 'em in a glass jar with our fireflies. Why is there a tall, morally judgmental man in my imprint room besides him? (indicates Boyd)

Ballard: Brian, thank God it's you.
Tanaka: And not someone who can stand you?

Laurence: (about the Actives) Don't think of them as children, think of them as pets.
Claire: Is that supposed to be funny?
Laurence: If your child starts talking for the first time, you feel proud. If your dog does, you freak the hell out.

That is not a costume warehouse we just busted out of. That's a people warehouse.


Attendant #2: Good morning. We're having banana pancakes today.
Tango: I like pancakes.
Victor: We're all gonna die.

Mike: They probably want to study our reproductive systems.
Mellie: Sex with aliens?!?
Victor: Come on. Who doesn't want to put alien guy back in the box?

Dollhouse Season 1 Quotes

If you have everything, you want something else. Something more extreme. Something more specific. Something perfect.

Paul Ballard

You ever try to clean an actual slate? You always see what was on it before.