Zenigata's Lieutenant Oscar is a parody of The Rose of Versailles
(1979)'s female heroine Lady Oscar Francois de Jarjayes, who was a woman in military uniform; in the show Lt Oscar is a law officer with an effeminate look/behaviour. Coming full circle, Lupin had earlier parodied the show in Lupin the 3rd: Versailles Burned with Love
(1979). See more
Now, stop everything you are doing, allow your heart to race, and look at me. Theft is not to take something away or break something. It is a special crime, an elegant vice; it is an amalgam of secrets, felonies, mischief and fear. Just like Wuthering Heights' Heathcliff, I'm defined by my all-consuming passion. Stealing is a sexy prison from which there is no escape. Its psychological foundation is... unknown. Who is the slave? Who is the master? Is God watching her, has God ...