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(1982)

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Bill: I'm an idea man Chuck, I get ideas all day long. I can't control them. I can't even fight 'em

[could be 'find 'em']

Bill: if I want to. You know, 'AAAA!' So I say 'em in here and that way I never forget 'em. You see what I'm sayin'?"

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Bill: So there I was at the Blackjack table with all my wash 'n' dries... did I tell you I had they idea for them first?

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Bill: OK, here's an example. Watch out, stand back.

[speaks into tape recorder]

Bill: This is Bill. Idea to eliminate garbage: edible paper. You see, you eat it, it's gone. Eat it, it's out of there!

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Bill: What if you mix the mayonnaise in the can, WITH the tunafish? Or... hold it! Chuck! I got it! Take LIVE tuna fish, and FEED 'em mayonnaise! Oh this is great.

[speaks into tape recorder]

Bill: Call Starkist!

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Bill: You tellin' me to shut up?

Chuck: I'm telling you to shut up! I will tell your recorder so that you don't forget!

[Chuck picks up tape recorder and turns it on]

Chuck: Hello, this is Chuck to remind Bill to SHUT UP!

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Bill: We're all adults here - we can talk about this openly...

[writing on chalkboard]

Bill: PROSTITUTION! But what does that mean really? Sometimes it helps to understand a word if you break it down, so let's do that now shall we? Pros... it doesn't mean anything, you can forget about that... Tit, I think we all know what that means, Tu, two tit and TION of course, from the Latin to shun... to say uh-uh no thank you anyway I don't want it, to push away... it doesn't even belong in this word really.

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Leonard: Oh, that Barney Rubble. What an actor.

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Bill Blazejowski: I wash my hands and my feet of you!

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Belinda Keaton: Bill, Bill, are you all right? Did you break anything, Bill?

Bill Blazejowski: I caught an updraft.

Chuck Lumley: Are you ok?

Bill: Yeah, I'm all right, don't worry, I'm all right, fortunately the ground broke my fall.

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Chuck Lumley: As we sit here and idly chat, there are woman, female human beings, rolling around in strange beds with strange men, and we are making money from that.

Bill Blazejowski: Is this a great country, or what?

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Bill Blazejowski: What's our job? We like drive around and pickup stiffs, or what? Is that what we are supposed to do?

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Bill Blazejowski: [picking up photo from desk] Hey Chuck? Who is this? Your wife?

Chuck Lumley: Fiancée.

Bill Blazejowski: Nice frame!

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Bill: LOVE BROKERS!

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Bill: [Chuck is spitting on himself in the jail cell] Chuck, come on - it looks bad in front of the other guys!

Chuck Lumley: So what am I running for, cell president?

Bill: No!... they have that?

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Chuck Lumley: [reads the forms that Lenoard, the day shift guy left] Name of the deceased... something Polish?

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Bill: Wanna know why I carry this tape recorder? To tape things. See, I'm an idea man, Chuck. I get ideas coming at me all day. I can't control 'em. I can't even fight 'em if I want to. You know, 'AHHH!' So I say 'em in here, and that way I never forget 'em. You see what I'm sayin'?

[speaking into tape recorder]

Bill: Stand back, this is Bill. Idea to eliminate garbage. Edible paper. You eat it, it's gone! You eat it, it's outta there! No more garbage!

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Chuck: I used to be an investment counselor.

Bill: Yeah?

[pause]

Bill: What's that?

Chuck: It's like a stockbroker.

Bill: So what're you doing babysitting stiffs? What were you... drinker? Big drinker?

Chuck: No!

Bill: Doper! Toothead! Nose candy! Coke!

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Chuck: [elevator door opens; Chuck sees Belinda lying on the elevator floor] Oh my God. Did you fall down? Did somebody hit you?

Belinda Keaton: Other way round. Somebody hit me and then I fell down.

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Belinda Keaton: Franklin once told me that he wanted to be buried in his car.

Chuck Lumley: We don't do that.

Belinda Keaton: Oh.

Chuck Lumley: You'll probably have to call the funeral home or the department of motor vehicles.

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Belinda Keaton: We are all yours, Chuck!

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Bill: [points to morgue cold chambers] What's in here, just stiffs and stuff?

Chuck: Uh, no, we call them "corpses."

Bill: Can I take a peek?

Chuck: Sure.

Bill: Alright!

Chuck: I think there's one in #7.

Bill: Hey, this Carboni guy! What's he, like, our boss or what?

Chuck: No, no, he's the supervisor. He's not here at night.

Bill: Nuh-uh! Get outta town! Just you and me and the stiffs alone? Here? That's gonna be radical, Chuck!

[Chuck opens morgue drawer]

Bill: That guy's dead!

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