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That Thing You Do!
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A woman says "I've never seen anything swell up so fast" talking about a broken arm. Another man tells her boyfriend not to take offense to that.

Man tells a woman, "I had my first boy-girl was to you on a record cover."

A Playboy bunny is mentioned.

A man likens his experience with a woman to "coyotes howling."

[Extended cut] A man and woman lie together kissing on a couch. She is on top of him. He plays with her bra strap. It is a long scene. He suggests doing something "special" but she tells him she's going home.

A woman is slapped on her bottom by her boss.

A woman lies in bed covered by a sheet while a man wearing an undershirt stands next to the bed.

A boy breaks his arm, it is not shown until it is in a cast and sling.

A girl talks about punching another girl.

A fight breaks out during one scene - no close ups of fighting - just of people pulling each other off. The "riot" is discussed in the following scene.

Mild name calling and a few uses of ass/asshole/hell

Several scenes of people drinking out of brown bottles.

There are a few references to beer.

Some scenes take place in bars.

A man is seen holding an unlit cigar in his mouth.

People are seen smoking several times.

A few people are shown drunk.

Rated PG for some language

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