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Donald Margolis (Character)
from "Breaking Bad" (2008)

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"Breaking Bad: Phoenix (#2.12)" (2009)
Donald Margolis: Well played. They found water on Mars.
Walter White: They have indeed.
Donald Margolis: Don't exactly know what to with that information, but, hey, God bless them, they found it.
Walter White: Oh, well, actually, they theoretically can separate the hydrogen from the oxygen and process that into providing fuel for man's space flights. Ostensibly, turning Mars into a giant gas station. So it's a... Yeah. We live in an amazing time.
Donald Margolis: To water on Mars.
Walter White: To water on Mars.
Donald Margolis: So, what did you have? Girl or boy?
Walter White: Oh. Little girl.
Donald Margolis: That's nice. Congratulations.
Walter White: Thank you.
Donald Margolis: I have a daughter.
Walter White: Yeah. How old?
Donald Margolis: Old enough to know better. Twenty-seven next month.
Walter White: Oh. You have other kids?
Donald Margolis: Just the one.
Walter White: I've got a 16 year old boy. Well, he's almost 16. Jeez. There's a spread, huh? But he helps out, though. He's even changing some diapers now, so. It's more than I managed to do when I was his age.
Donald Margolis: Kids today grow up faster. I think.
Walter White: Yeah, maybe so. So any advice? Having a daughter. Any advice?
Donald Margolis: Oh. No, not really. Just love them. Just... I mean, they... they are who they are.
Walter White: Yeah. I've got this... nephew. This nephew who is, I mean, he's an adult. But you can't infantilize them, you can't live their life for them. But still, I mean, there is that frustration. You know, that... God, that frustration that goes along with, you know: "Yes, as a matter of fact, I do know what is best for you, so listen." But of course, they don't. I mean, what do you do with someone like that?
Donald Margolis: Family.
Walter White: Yeah. Family...
Donald Margolis: You can't give up on them. Never. I mean, what else is there?