"Our maintenance crew is fixing a problem that should only take a few minutes but which will haunt you for the duration of the flight."
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"Now you're getting the hang of it!"
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How Grandma Sees the Remote
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"I've got a feeling this thing may be even more dangerous than the cat!"
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"I don't know - the minute I figured out how to make it self-aware it realized it was naked, ran, and hid from me."
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"Isn't that other plane awfully close?"
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"It's just like that thing you've got under your bed, only this one is for old people."
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"Gretel, I don't like living in this culture of fear."
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"There are probably a lot of great bravery workshops out there."
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A ski jumper rethinks his decision.
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"I wish we could stay longer, Adam, but Don just doesn't think the security's adequate."
"Leeches don't bother me—I'm a lawyer."
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"Well, now that you have it, you can stop worrying about getting it."
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"Maybe you'd better go ahead and order for me."
"It's different when they're yours."
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On Display At The Children's House Of Horrors
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A man is sat between thugs on the subway.
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"I was afraid I was lying to myself, but, thank God, I passed the polygraph."
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"Oh, you know, same old same old."
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"I'm taking you to the Four Seasons. You'll enjoy the fear."
Jennifer Felt Perfectly Safe Walking Through the Park at Night with Her Handy Cast-Iron Baguette.
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"Fear Factor" Rejectees
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People enter an amusement park airplane ride through a metal detector.
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"Sometimes I feel the only thing keeping us together is our fear of the children."
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"He was once funny ha-ha, but now he's just funny terrifying."
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