advertisement [first lines] Warden [Ch.1]: [gives Mitchell a handful of cash] Here you are, Mitchell. You're going out into the world a free man. I hope you become a useful and law-abiding member of society. Joe Mitchell: Aw, cut out the lecture, Warden. Warden [Ch.1]: Bitterness won't get you anywhere, Mitchell. Now that you squared your debt... Joe Mitchell: My debt ain't squared... not by a long shot. I got a lot of collectin' to do.