Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson smokes a joint. (0:03)
A nurse tells a doctor, “Well, now, It was obvious some kind of paranoid drug reaction."
“The hallucinations have stopped... but, uh, my adrenaline reserves are burning out, and I'm staring straight into the face of a total psychotic freak-out." (0:07)
Hunter: “Geez, you can almost smell the narcs in the place, can't ya?” (0:20)
Judge: “Possession, sales, marijuana... Marijuana. People vs. Kramer. Marijuana." (0:22)
Defense attorney Carl asks the judge, “For 16 crummy joints?” (0:23)
Carl tells defendant Kramer, “Nevertheless, you were arrested for possession of one pound of marijuana.”
Kramer: “One joint."
Carl: "One joint."
"Eighteen months for one joint... What was the name of the guy who gave you the bag of grass?” (0:27)
Hunter, referring to Carl: “He was into revolution... and acid.” (0:32)
Hunter smokes a joint then shares it with a hotel bell hop. (0:41)
Hunter plays a recording of himself: "All I know for certain is that shortly after I checked in two third-world drug abusers... drank all my liquor, did all my drugs..." (0:45)
Bookmaker Blackie tells Brownie by telephone: “I’m in a... nut house.” (0:46)
Carl shares a joint with Hunter. Hunter: “Good weed.”
Carl shares his joint with two men sitting by a fountain. (0:48)
Carl snorts cocaine. Hunter snorts cocaine. (0:52)
Hunter, referring to the hitchiker: “He was a nut.” Carl snorts. (0:54)
Kramer rolls a joint. Carl shares a bong with Hunter. (0:57)
Carl tells Hunter, “Guns, dope..."
Hunter: “I'm all for dope and ghosts. But, you know, 'crazed dope lawyer turns gun running revolutionary.'” (1:01)
Hunter tells the audience, referring to the candidate, “He’s under sedation.”
Student in the audience: "I was just wondering if you could tell me if you thought that drugs and alcohol would make me a better writer?”
Hunter lights a joint. Joints litter the stage floor. He passes one to his host.
Hunter: “In my case, you know, I hate to advocate drugs or liquor, violence, insanity to anyone.” (1:09)
Hunter dictates: “The candidate probably under sedation in his compartment." (1:15)
Hunter tells reporter Harris, "They're prescription..." (1:19)
A reporter reads to the others, "The candidate... passing out free hits of black acid to anyone who could stick out his tongue..."
Another reporter: "Acid?" (1:19)
Harris intoxicated. (1:20)
Hunter tells candidate Richard Nixon, “You know I was never really frightened by... the potheads with their silliness." (1:24)
Hunter tells Carl, “You’re insane. You’re a raving maniac.”
Carl: ”We got dope.”
Hunter: ”You’ve got... dope.” (1:31)
Hunter: “If I had to swear... I’d say Lazlo wasn’t insane.” (1:33)