Jesse: "This loss will be met by a hurricane of love."
As Drew stares at his father's body, for some reason, Mitch's lips curl into a smile.
The phone call between Drew and Claire that lasts the entire night, until they decide to meet in person as the sun rises.
As Claire tells Drew about her itinerary, he only asks one thing: "When will you be back?" The delight in Claire's face is really a thing of beauty.
Chuck. Behind all the college-style parties celebrating his upcoming wedding, he's very sympathetic to Drew's plight, and unlike the latter, he immediately cries on hearing about Mitch's passing.
Mitch's wife's speech at his memorial service. From telling about their whirlwind romance, she goes into a standup comedy routine, talking about her coping with her husband's death. Afterwards, she tap-dances to an old love song, moving her daughter to tears.
Claire's road map for Drew includes a visit to Martin Luther King Jr.'s apartment, where he was last seen alive before being assassinated.
"His death... was only the beginning of his victory."
Drew's final narration as he reunites with Claire is a more hopeful speech, as he sees his "fiasco" from a different perspective, as well as implying that he's now found a reason to live.
"No true fiasco ever began as a quest for mere adequacy. A motto of the British Special Air Force is: 'Those who risk, win.' A single green vine shoot is able to grow through cement. The Pacific northwestern salmon beats itself bloody on its quest to travel hundreds of miles upstream, against the current, with a single purpose: sex, of course. But also... life."