"We've learned so much from each other that you remind me of me."
"Let's talk film or let's not talk film - I'm easy."
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"How about that! We're both carrying the same de-luxe executive personal-management portfolio."
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Dan and Irene's 'communication problems' improve, thanks to Richard, their couples therapist.
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"You grew up in a lab, too, Sylvia?"
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"Donald is an appendicitis survivor, too."
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"Best of all, he has this wonderful passion for life that he doesn't expect me to share."
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"Don't you think even if there'd been no John Cardner and no Comon Cause, we'd have found each other anyway?"
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"Would you ask the chef to hurry? We're running out of conversation."
"What ever will we think about now that the genome project is almost complete?"
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"For the last time—Daddy doesn't do sports."
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"Impressed? Well, wait until I tell you about this next case."
"I did the math. If we want to read all of Proust in this lifetime, we have to start tomorrow morning."
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"For god's sake! Break up with me already so I can finally finish watching our series on netflix!"
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"Y'know, I'm also into gene editing."