Yen Lo, the North Korean interrogator, visits his Russian counterpart, Zilkov, to discuss Soviet operations. Yen Lo's dry wit is Oscar winning material.
YEN LO: Attractive plant you have here.
ZILKOV: Thank you, doctor. We were able to purchase it three years ago. In fact, it's one of the few Soviet operations in America that actually showed a profit at the end of the last fiscal year.
YEN LO: Profit? Fiscal year? Beware, my dear Zilkov. Virus of capitalism is highly infectious. Soon, you'll be lending money out at interest.
[Yen Lo laughs heartily at his joke. Zilkov doesn't get it.]
YEN LO: You must try, Comrade Zilkov, to cultivate a sense of humor. There's nothing like a good laugh now and then to lighten the burdens of the day. [Turning to Raymond] Tell me, Raymond. Do you remember murdering Mavole and Lembeck?