Kurtzmann: [on Buttle] You see? The population census has got him down as "dormanted." Uh, the Central Collective Storehouse computer has got him down as "deleted."
Sam Lowry: Hang on.
[goes to a computer terminal]
Kurtzmann: Information Retrieval has got him down as "inoperative." And there's another one - security has got him down as "excised." Administration has got him down as "completed."
Sam Lowry: He's dead.
Kurtzmann: Dead? That's awful. We'll never get rid of the bloody thing [the error in their computer] now!
--- Brazil, written by Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, and Charles McKeown