"I thank you guys for a wonderful time—and for giving me the opportunity to access some laughter!"
"I never watched him at eleven-thirty-five and I didn't watch him at ten, and now, once again, I won't be watching him at eleven-thirty-five."
"We're still moving in."
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"They're not dingy, Mother, they're unbleached."
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"Afterward, there will be a short Q. and A. that will be just long enough for one person to take up too much of it."
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Who Wants To Be Regis?
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"We're running a bit short of time tonight, so let's skip the questions and go right to the answers."
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"Made with pride in our basement."
"Darling, Mother faxed her tuna-casserole recipe all the way from Ohio."
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"It was much nicer before people started storing all their personal information in the cloud."
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"Don't be silly - we're being perfectly fine hosts."
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"Hello! Go ahead, Syracuse, New York."
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The Imperfect Hostess
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"Remember to be home on time. We're having an orgy with the Steins."
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"But I hate su casa."
"Er – may you?
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Sally Jessy Raphael
"Wow, I can't believe it's already time for you guys to pick up on social cues that we'd like you to leave."
"Pass the salt. I mean the buck."
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"I want you two to meet some people who just bought a fabulous five-story brownstone with a garden in Troy, New York."
"We met online."
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