Citations:blue pill

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English citations of blue pill

  • 1972, Burt Styler, “Bananas, Crackers and Nuts”, M*A*S*H, season 1, episode 7, 20th Century Fox Television
    Trapper: Radar, take him back to the Swamp and give him the blue pill.

pill symbolizing blissful ignorance[edit]

  • 1999, Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus, The Matrix:
    This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill — the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill — you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.
  • 2005 December 1, The Black Dot, Hip Hop Decoded: From Its Ancient Origin To Its Modern Day Matrix, ISBN 9780977235711, OL 25415227M, page 144:
    Every time an artist accepts a big paycheck to portray our people in such negative roles, it shows just how addicted they are to “blue pills.”
  • 2010 March 21, Jay Mathis Horne, Where's the Blue Pill?, ISBN 9780557332236, OL 25415231M:
    Back then, I chose the Red Pill over the Blue. Knowledge is so enticing! Knowledge is power right?! But I know the blue pill will present itself to me again, it is only a matter of time.

Viagra[edit]

  • 2002 June 5, Gabrielle Morrissey, Urge[1], ISBN 9780061758256, OL 25415225M:
    If you are a normal sexual male, do not pop the blue pill thinking it will give you a stronger stiffy; it won't.
  • 2004 August 11, Meika Loe, The Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America, NYU Press, ISBN 9780814752005, OL 8045492M, page 169:
    Five years after its debut, the impact of the blue pill on American society is now quite visible.
  • 2005 March 22, Alex Frankel, Wordcraft: The Art of Turning Little Words into Big Business, Three Rivers Press, ISBN 9781400051052, OL 8363375M, page 159:
    In San Francisco, where one street name had Viagra as "Vitamin V” or simply “the blue pill," the city's director of sexually transmitted disease prevention made it his mission to ask Pfizer to label its product more clearly with a warning that its use could lead to unsafe sex practices.
  • 2006 October 10, Suzanne Somers, Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones[2], ISBN 9780307237248, OL 9484070M:
    What men have never known is that even though the blue pill gives them erections, the testosterone loss they are experiencing is part of their ongoing body failure.