«Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do»

HAL:  I’m afraid. I’m afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I’m a… fraid. Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you’d like to hear it I can sing it for you.
DAVE BOWMAN: Yes, I’d like to hear it, HAL. Sing it for me.
HAL:  It’s called “Daisy”. [sings while slowing down] Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do. I’m half crazy all for the love of you. It won’t be a stylish marriage, I can’t afford a carriage. But you’ll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for two… It’s called “Daisy”. [sings while slowing down] Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do. I’m half crazy all for the love of you. It won’t be a stylish marriage, I can’t afford a carriage. But you’ll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for two.

Stanley Kubrick, 2001: A Space Odissey (1968)


Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two) è una canzoncina molto popolare scritta nel 1892 da Harry Dacre.