The Right Stuff (1983)
Scott Beach: Chief Scientist
Chief Scientist : I agree with those who say we could launch a pod.
Lyndon Johnson : A pot?
Chief Scientist : A POD - a, uh, capsule. Now, we would be in full control of zis pod. It vill go up like a cannonball, and come down like, uh, a cannonball, splashing down into ze water, the ocean, vith a parachute to spare the life of the specimen inside.
Lyndon Johnson : Spaceman?
Chief Scientist : SPE-CI-MEN.
Lyndon Johnson : Well, what kind of spe-ci-men?
Chief Scientist : A tough one. Responsive to orders. I had in mind a jimp.
Lyndon Johnson : JIMP? Well what the HELL is a jimp?
Chief Scientist : A jimp. A-a-a jimpanzee, Senator. An ape.
Chief Scientist : Our Germans are better than their Germans.
Alan Shepard : Request permission to relieve bladder... Gordo... Gordo?
Gordon Cooper : Look, the man has got to go! Now it's either that or we get out the lug wrench and pry him out...
Chief Scientist : [with resignation] Do it... in the suit.
Gordon Cooper : José, permission to wet your diapers anytime son.