"I think it is most admirable," said Alice, "that you gave up a thriving law practice to be with this lovely child."
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"If your mother asks, we crossed at the corner."
"Will you turn that TV down? Can't you see I'm on the phone?"
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"Ted Burton! How are you? How's my ex-wife? My kids? My dog?"
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The Big Book of Parent-Child Fights
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"No, no, Timmy. Not that one. I'm saving that one for last."
The Dream Remote
Mom and Dad Really Lose It - 1/4 Mile.
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"Your mom cooks the chicken, but your dad makes it dance."
"Of course your daddy loves you. He's on Prozac - he loves everybody."
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"Is this the story you want to tell on your college application?"
Theories Of Everything: 'Everything would be perfect if I had a dirt bike.'
"I'll probably die an old woman before I get that bedtime story."
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"This is boring. Let's have children."
"Please, Jason. Don't you want to grow up to be an autonomous person?"
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"Mommy wants you to know where your food comes from."
"I think Dad is the reason Mom never married."
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"I'm starting to wish we'd never bought him that thing."
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"Let me tell you what it's like to be seven in this city."
"I see the empty nest as a place where an apartment can finally grow up."
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You Must Be This Tall - To Have An Opinion
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"I'm running away to join the Cirque du Soleil."
"So I blame you for everything - whose fault is that?"
"That's my dad back when he was, like, militarized."
"If you two don't stop bugging me, I'm never going to grow up and move out!"
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