|Age Range(s)||Adult (36-50), Senior (>50)|
|Type of monologue / Character is||Angry, Flips out, Neurotic, Insane, Inspirational, Complaining, Speech|
|Description||"I'm mad as hell and I am not going to take this anymore!"|
Howard Beale is an ageing TV anchorman who works for UBS. SInce his ratings are deteriorating he is fired. He reacts by announcing that he will commit suicide on live TV. He becomes very popular and as a consequence the network's executives let him go on the air with his own show. He gives crazy speeches and rants and this monologue is one of them. The monologue ends with him urging people to go to the windows and yell "I'm mad as hell, I'm not going to take this anymore!".
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|Howard: "I don't have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It's a depression. Everybody's out of work or scared of losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel's worth. Banks are going bust. Shopkeepers keep a gun under the counter..."|