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Evelyn: God, you're dumb.

Evelyn: Something wrong?

David 'Dave' Garver: No, I keep getting the feeling I know you from somewhere.

David 'Dave' Garver: I'm just trying to tell you something. I'm trying to tell you there's a telephone. I pick it up and I dial it.

Tobie Williams: I was starting to be one of my most unfavourite people.

Evelyn: Why didn't you take my call?

David 'Dave' Garver: Where does it say that I gotta drop what I'm doing and answer the phone every time it rings?

Evelyn: Do you know your nostrils flare out into little wings when you're mad? It's kinda cute.

Evelyn: I did it because I LOVE YOU!

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Man in window: People trying to sleep here!

Evelyn: People trying to talk here!

Man in window: How'd you like to tell that to the law?

Evelyn: How'd you like to go screw yourself?

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Evelyn: I oughta be mad!

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Evelyn: Careful! I might put your eye out.

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Al Monte: All right, I think I will go out and hit the streets but before doing that I will blow me a little number.

David 'Dave' Garver: Take it in the other room, will ya - get zonked just breathing the air in here.

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David 'Dave' Garver: Al, you ever find yourself being completely smothered by somebody?

Al Monte: Anybody I know?

David 'Dave' Garver: Yeah, you met her at my house the other day.

Al Monte: Ooooo - chicken delight! Well that's what I call some pretty good smotherin' cousin.

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Al Monte: Well you know what they always say my man, "He who lives by the sword shall die by the sword".

David 'Dave' Garver: Don't let the door hit you on the ass on the way out, huh.

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Evelyn: The whole point of having an answering service is to call them once in a while and see if you've got any messages.

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David 'Dave' Garver: That's right, you assumed wrong.

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Evelyn: I should've known you'd never do anything to spoil it.

David 'Dave' Garver: To spoil what?

Evelyn: What we have between us.

David 'Dave' Garver: We don't have a goddam thing between us.

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David 'Dave' Garver: You haven't got the faintest idea of what love is, we don't even know each other.

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Evelyn: Don't you like me?

David 'Dave' Garver: You're a nice girl.

Evelyn: But who needs nice girls?

David 'Dave' Garver: I'm kind of hung up on one.

Evelyn: And you don't want to complicate your life.

David 'Dave' Garver: That's exactly right.

Evelyn: Well neither do I, but that's no reason we shouldn't sleep together tonight if we feel like it.

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Jay Jay: Its nothing personal, I just happen to think she could be a first rate artist if her damn hormones didn't keep getting in the way.

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David 'Dave' Garver: There's a little spot in the middle of each day about your size.

Tobie Williams: Well there's lots of girls about my size if you're really looking.

David 'Dave' Garver: I'm not, that's what I'm trying to tell you.

Tobie Williams: You mean you've given up girls?

David 'Dave' Garver: Well I haven't exactly been the monk of the month or anything like that but I have been making an effort.

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Evelyn: It was funny, I was calling you from that phone booth over there and he was telling me you'd left and I was staring at your car - isn't that funny.

David 'Dave' Garver: Kind of funny.

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David 'Dave' Garver: Care for a beer?

Al Monte: Not really, I'd go for something more uplifting but not a brew, David, not a brew my man.

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Al Monte: Girl thinks you've been working too hard, man. She says we should get together and go out tonight, blast the town open a little taste.

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Al Monte: Never let it be said that sweet Al Monte can't take a hint.

David 'Dave' Garver: Who's hinting?

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David 'Dave' Garver: Well you shouldn't lend your sweaters to blabbermouths.

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David 'Dave' Garver: You told me you didn't know where she was.

Jay Jay: So I lied - picket me.

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Jay Jay: That bitch should be hung by the thumbs or something equally appropriate.

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David 'Dave' Garver: Jay Jay, why don't you go cruise some sailors, huh?

Jay Jay: Oh please, don't mention seafood.

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Tobie Williams: I really missed this place.

David 'Dave' Garver: I missed you.

Tobie Williams: You'd do me a big favour if you didn't say things like that.

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Tobie Williams: Oh I didn't wish you anything too serious, just a couple of months in traction.

David 'Dave' Garver: You're all heart.

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Birdie: It's going to cost you double to clean up this mess.

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Evelyn: [menacing Tobie with a pair of hair-scissors] I hope Dave likes what he sees when he gets here. Because that's what he's taking to Hell with him!

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Sgt. McCallum: Why don't you play some Montovani sometime?

David 'Dave' Garver: Didn't know you liked the show.

Sgt. McCallum: I don't. I like Montovani.

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Man: [as a passer-by] Having some trouble, lady?

David 'Dave' Garver: Get lost!

Evelyn: Yeah, get lost, assholes!

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Deputy Sheriff: Is she your house cleaning lady, Garver?

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David 'Dave' Garver: Hello?

Sgt. McCallum: Garver!

David 'Dave' Garver: Yeah.

Sgt. McCallum: Sgt McCallum. Sorry to wake you but something has come up.

David 'Dave' Garver: Yeah I know, she just paid me a visit with a butcher knife.

Sgt. McCallum: Why? Because she was released on parole pending further legal action.

David 'Dave' Garver: When?

Sgt. McCallum: A week ago.

David 'Dave' Garver: Well I sure like the way you broke your ass to let me know about it!

Sgt. McCallum: I just found out about it myself.

David 'Dave' Garver: Who's in charge down there anyway?

Sgt. McCallum: Now look you wanna help find her or would you rather just sit there and belly-ache?

David 'Dave' Garver: All right.

Sgt. McCallum: Now exactly what did she say to you?

David 'Dave' Garver: I told you, she said that she was well and that she was going to Hawaii.

Sgt. McCallum: Uh what else?

David 'Dave' Garver: I already told you.

Sgt. McCallum: Well tell me again.

David 'Dave' Garver: You know Sergeant, you really make lousy conversation!

Sgt. McCallum: You make lousy coffee!

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