"What a pity the season had to end like this!"
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"I hope you realize that I'm the one who has to write about this stupid vacation next fall."
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"Let's try one without smiling."
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"Finding myself between a roc and a hard place...,"
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"You may enjoy swimming with the dolphins, Howard, but do they enjoy swimming with you?"
"When you head off to camp, your parents will want to see some separation anxiety."
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Man takes beach vacation at home.
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Prizes Include: A New Car, A Maui Vacation And The Grim Reaper
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"Will you turn that TV down? Can't you see I'm on the phone?"
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"No, I've never been to the Hamptons, but I have been in hellish traffic."
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"We spent the summer on the Côte de Jersey."
"Kids, your mother and I have spent so much money on health insurance this year that instead of vacation we're all going to go in for elective surgery."
"We're just here for a few days to get our names crudely Anglicized, do some shopping, sightseeing—stuff like that."
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"I hope we can flip it before the tide comes in."
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Getting Back to Normal for Idiots
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"Would you mind?"
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"This is perfect. I could stay like this for the next five seconds."
"We made good time. We're already in the valley of the shadow of death."
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"O.K., I admit it, we're lost, but the important thing is to remain focussed on whose fault it is."
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"Oh, Christ—it's your mother."
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"I suppose you think this is boring!"
"Just when did you acquire those tattoos, Warner?"
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"Why? Did you want one?"
"Do you remember, Peg—are we on our way out or on our way back?"
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"Is everything O.K., sir? We noticed that you aren't constantly eating."