"I just don't think a giant flaming blob of alien ectoplasm would say that."
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"Oh shoot, we still need to get Hanukkah gifts for the Rosenbaums."
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Which Cup? 'Me' or 'Real Me'?
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"Maybe you ought to consider making love in the morning - before you have a chance to piss each other off."
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"Let's play health care!"
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"She wears glass slippers? This kind of aggravation I don't need."
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"Mrs. Hammond! I'd know you anywhere from little Billy's portrait of you."
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"No wonder we could get tickets."
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"Of course, by now she'd be around a hundred and eighty years old."
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"Yeah, but good luck getting it peer-reviewed."
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"Can't you just see us sitting here every morning with our coffee, gazing out the window and worrying about how to pay the mortgage?"
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"When you add up how much it costs for fuel, supplies, and getting a sitter, it doesn't seem worth it to invade Earth."
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"Come on, honey, enough with the magic realism."
Noah's Ark Being Towed.
Introducing Healing Truths Mother's Day Cards
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Trompe L'Oeil Mouse Holes
Last Chance For Reality
Dog In Your Face Comics
"I don't see the Whitney, but Mary Boone will send you a Christmas card."
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"There is such a thing as a free lunch-it just tastes bad."
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"The chef suggests you help him unload last week's salmon."
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"Do you, Eleanor, agree to be exhausted as one."
"See how virtual reality makes it feel like you're actually falling."
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"Oh, those are the lobbyists who get us our government subsidies."
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"What's the right age to tell him he's stuffed?"
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