Dean Learner: He had a very ambitious script, and I said 'Garth, this is a very ambitious script for the money we've got. Seeing as we've got no money, it's extremely ambitious.'
Garth Marenghi: Well the thing about Darkplace is that it was a real turning point for me as a writer, because up until that point I'd been writing balls to the wall horror. For this I wanted them to kind of go "ooo". And I think that's one of the great strengths of the programme, is that it managed to bridge that gap between "Ahh" and "ooo".
Rick punches Liz in the face
Liz: Thanks, Rick, I was hysterical.
Dean Learner: We found out that the mist was poisonous when two techies died, yes. Now, I don't like to see anyone die. But, if someone has to die, it might as well be a techie.
Rick: MOVE YOUR ARSE, LIZ!
Liz & Sanchez: RICK!
Liz: What happened?
Rick: Shit happens, sweetheat!"
Sanchez: You like Scotch food, Liz. I know a little place we can go.
Liz: I know a little place you can go. It's called, to blazes.
Sanchez: I wonder what brought them here, Liz? Was it Rick? Was it this hospital? Or was it both?
Liz: Or all three?
Dean Learner: I once tried to open a string of gentlemen's clubs, erm, near Fife, north of the border. But, err they're just not ready. Glasgow's been industrial for a while, but in many ways it's still a Third World country up there; but they'd be the first to accept that.