Originally Posted by Secret Fawful
Sam at the beginning seriously creeped me out. The way he was standing up there alone in the shadows, it made me feel like he was watching me, or that it wasn't really Sam, but someone dressed up in a Sam suit...and watching me.
Someone elsewhere suggested that this was a nod to the G-Man from Half-Life 1 and 2. I kind of doubt it, though.
As for the original topic:
"We were about to get him, when Sam says, 'Well, little buddy, we better catch this bad guy faster than a Pittsburgh driver taking a left on a green light during rush hour!' "
If you've ever driven around Picksburgh, you'll know exactly what this means. To the rest of you, I offer this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pittsburgh_left