Bryukhanov: I take it the safety test was a failure?

Anatoly Dyatlov: We have the situation under control.

Fomin: Under control? It doesn't look like it's under control.

Bryukhanov: Shut up, Fomin. I have to tell the Central Committee about this. Do you realize that? I have to get on the phone and tell Maryin, or God forbid Frolyshev, that my power plant is on fire.

Anatoly Dyatlov: No one can blame you for this, Director Bryukanov.

Bryukhanov: Of course no one can blame me for this. How can I be responsible? I was sleeping.”

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