"Is there a doctor in the house, and more importantly, another magician?"
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Eggs Benedict Arnold
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"How about a little more coffee?"
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Wall Street Down
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"To shuffle off this mortal coil in some saloon- it was his dream."
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Y2K Solutions Inc.
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"Uh-oh. Not a good start to the holiday shopping season."
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"Interesting guy. He predicted the collapse this year of the Mets, the Giants, and the Soviet Union."
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"And then, at the height of their power, they seem to have succumbed to a mysterious people known as 'the bottom-line types.'"
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"So far, the collapse of civilization hasn't particularly affected my life style."
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"I believe I'll pass on the coffee."
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"Get the pliers yourself."
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Yes! We're Open!
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"Today's graphic is small and complicated to shield us from the truth a little while longer."
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"But Reinhardt, you have another week and a half left of your vacation.""I had to come back, chief. They laughed at my black socks on Nantucket."
"Sure you remember me. I'm the guy who collapsed here last night... right in front of your... and had to be rushed to the hospital."
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"How was your day, dear?" "Average"