- Michael: While most of us think about marriage sometime, Captain Povey is married and doesn't like to think about it anytime. Sub-Lieutenant Phillips thinks you can spot a married chap by the wrinkles on his forehead.
- Phillips: Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha. They're not wrinkles - they're marriage lines.
- Michael: But romance comes to all of us eventually even if, as in Lieutenant Commander Murray's case, you don't know about it. At this very minute Admiral Ffont-Bittocks is in Captain Povey's office to discuss the future of his eager daughter, Rita.