"Now I'm going to show you something that's in bad taste, so you'll know what bad taste is."
"Dad, can you read?"
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"Sure, I fooled around with drugs when I was your age, but that was to protest the war."
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"We don't mind the clones watching 'Roseanne,' but I don't think they should stay up for Charlie Rose."
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"Relax. Rome wasn't fully funded and operational in a day."
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(Country Psychiatrist) (It's like this, les. In my right hand I have your problems. In my left hand… A hill of beans.)
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"It's the kids! Quick! Stash the cigs!"
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"I just pray to God that none of those poor, dear, innocent children ever see you when you get like this!"
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Dad using a child's tricycle to do a stunt while mom and a child look on
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"Do as I say, not as I dodo."
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