"Don't worry. Fantasies about devouring the doctor are perfectly normal."
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"Look, you're not the only one with problems."
"He's a mental-health critic."
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"You're a very complex carbohydrate."
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"The DNA sample from the mink fibres found in the suspect's car matched the DNA sample from the mink coat found at the scene of the crime, so I'm thinking, maybe these minks were twins?"
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"You see? Once more, Wile E. Coyote is restored swiftly and miraculously to health. His potential trauma has been trivialized, and we are yet again amused."
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"My goodness, Marion. Our dishes are so spotless, I can see deep within my hollow, tormented soul!"
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"The exhaustive analysis of our nation's predicament has arrived."
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"The tone of the letter is stern, almost threatening, but - see here? - he signs with a smiley face, so I think we may be alright."
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"Well, we're waiting. See any patterns emerging?"
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For some reason, we're not appealing enough to those awful little bastards everyone hates."
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"I got my DNA analysis back. Guess what - I'm a Hapsburg."
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"This isn't a sales call? Aren't all calls, in the final analysis, sales calls?"
"I'm pre-legal analysis."
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Reading my Critics
"…And what do you think the cracker might represent?"
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(Jump!) (I'm doing a risk/reward analysis.) (Good boy.) (Accountant's Dog)
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Somewhere in Ohio a chicken analyzes its relationship with chiclets.
"You're delusional, paranoid schizophrenic, like a fox."
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"I'll say a normal word, then you say the first sick thing that pops into your head."
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"Sometimes I think all this post game analysis has gone too far."
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"David, you're denying your feelings again, aren't you?"
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Don Tudge's Positive Movie Reviews
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