"Please hold my calls and disregard any cries for help."
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Dead Man Presents Flat Line At Meeting
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"Just a glass of wine with breakfast, officer."
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"This wouldn't be so bad if they'd pipe in some jazz."
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And Cain rose up against Abel and violated his civil rights.
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"Once upon a time there were these three little pigs. There was a neurotic little pig, a psychotic little pig, and a normal little pig . . . ."
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"Edmund's got rhythm, but he prefers keeping it to himself."
"It was right here in this park, Jamie, that I was inspired to become an attorney, when Vinnie Maroney beat me to a pulp."
"Oh, that sounds awful. I can only imagine how you must be feeling."
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"Any family history of ragtime?"
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"You seem to have a song in your heart."
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"Thumpety-Thump, Thumpety-Thump, …. Ka-Chunk, Ka-Chunk, Ka-Chunk,… Thumpety-Thump. Thumpety-Thump……"
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"There was no hazing involved. We simply beat him up."
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"You wouldn't like Peanuts when he's angry."
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"Your heart rate's good, but it shouldn't be beating under the floor like that."
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"Well, folks, it looks as if Ole Mich is really getting trounced by those Reds.
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"She's no good for you, Harry."
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"Perhaps it will surprise you to learn the following—you've been beaten by your very own wife!"
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"The drums, Melissa, the drums of passion, they beat for you."
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