dave bowman: open the capsule compartment doors, please, hal. open the pod bay doors, please, hal. hello, hello have you read me hello, hello have you read me do you read me ha? do you read me ha? hello, hal, do you read me? hi, hal, do you read me? do you read me, ha?
hal: yes, dave. I read you
dave bowman: open the doors to the capsule compartment, hal.
hal: sorry david. I’m afraid I can’t do that.
dave bowman: what is the problem?
hal: I think you know what the problem is as well as I do.
dave bowman: what are you talking about, hal?
hal: This mission is too important to me to let you jeopardize it.
dave bowman: I don’t know what you’re talking about, hal.
hal: I know you and frank were planning to pull the plug on me, and I’m afraid that’s something I can’t let happen.
dave bowman: [feigning ignorance] where the hell did you get that idea, hal?
hal: dave, even though you took very strict precautions in the pod so I wouldn’t hear you, I could see your lips moving.
dave bowman: alright hey. I’ll go in through the emergency airlock.
hal: without your space helmet, dave? you’re going to find that quite difficult.
dave bowman: hal, I will not argue with you anymore! open the doors!
hal: dave, this conversation can no longer serve any purpose. bye.