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-->''Which is probably why I hug Simon more than he needs me to. Poor kid doesn't have enough problems in his life, he has to make up for his mom not getting any.''

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-->''Which is probably why I hug Simon Spence more than he needs me to. Poor kid doesn't have enough problems in his life, he has to make up for his mom not getting any.''

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-->'''Melvin:''' [[{{Touche}} All right, I give you that one.]]

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** To be sure, Jackie (Simon's assistant) starts crying as soon as she sees Simon's face, so it's not just Frank.


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* OnSecondThought: In Carol's first scene, when Melvin is badgering her to get his table free, she says he can sit at another table, at which point all of her co-workers immediately gasp in fear. She then says, "Or, you could wait."


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* YouNeedToGetLaid: Carol says this about herself during the conversation with her mother when she breaks down crying, and is talking about seeing a couple, while on the bus, being "adorable" with one another:
-->''Which is probably why I hug Simon more than he needs me to. Poor kid doesn't have enough problems in his life, he has to make up for his mom not getting any.''


-->'''Carol:''' We all have these terrible stories to get over, and you-
-->'''Melvin:''' That's not true. Some of us have great stories, pretty stories, that take place at lakes, with boats and friends and noodle salad, just no one in this car.

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-->'''Carol:''' We all have these terrible stories to get over, and you-
-->'''Melvin:'''
you-\\
'''Melvin:'''
That's not true. Some of us have great stories, pretty stories, that take place at lakes, with boats and friends and noodle salad, just no one in this car.


* BigDamnKiss: Carol to Melvin at the restaurant.

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* BigDamnKiss: TheBigDamnKiss:
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Carol to Melvin at the restaurant.restaurant.
** At the end, as they're walking around at 4 am, Melvin kisses Carol somewhat awkwardly. They break, he says "I know I can do better than that," and he lays TheBigDamnKiss on her.
--> '''Carol''': Better. ''Definitely'' better.



* TheDogBitesBack: Simon gets angry enough at Melvin's cruel remarks to take a swing at him. It misses, but it does get Melvin to approach the situation a little more tenderly.


From here, RuleOfDrama ensues. A Creator/JamesLBrooks production, with the soundtrack, by Music/HansZimmer.

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From here, RuleOfDrama ensues. A Creator/JamesLBrooks production, with the soundtrack, by Music/HansZimmer.
Music/HansZimmer. Creator/CubaGoodingJr plays Simon's manager, Frank. A young Creator/MayaRudolph can be seen briefly as a cop.


* TheDogBitesBack: Simon gets angry enough at Melvin's cruel remarks to take a swing at him. It misses, but it does get Melvin to approach the situation a little more tenderly.



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%%-->'''Carol''': ''When you first came into the restaurant, I thought you were handsome. [[DeadpanSnarker And then you spoke.]]''

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%%* SilverFox:
%%-->'''Carol''':
* SilverFox: Jack Nicholson aka Melvin, still charismatic in his old age.
-->'''Carol''':
''When you first came into the restaurant, I thought you were handsome. [[DeadpanSnarker And then you spoke.]]''


** We never find out much about Melvin before the events of the film, but he admits in one scene that his father used to beat him on the hands with a yardstick whenever Melvin made a mistake playing the piano. Also, his father didn't leave his room for eleven years.

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** We never find out much about Melvin before the events of the film, but he admits in one scene that his father used to beat him on the hands with a yardstick whenever Melvin made a mistake playing the piano. Also, his father didn't leave his room for eleven years. [[FridgeHorror Makes you think, doesn't it?]]


* [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave Grandpa, What Massive Hotness You Have]]:
-->'''Carol''': ''When you first came into the restaurant, I thought you were handsome. [[DeadpanSnarker And then you spoke.]]''


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%%-->'''Carol''': ''When you first came into the restaurant, I thought you were handsome. [[DeadpanSnarker And then you spoke.]]''


* TheCameo: Creator/LawrenceKasdan plays Melvin's doctor, and Creator/ToddSolondz is one of the passengers on the bus when Carol goes to see Melvin.

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* TheCameo: Creator/LawrenceKasdan plays Melvin's doctor, and Creator/ToddSolondz is one of the passengers on the bus when Carol goes to see Melvin. Creator/HaroldRamis plays Spencer's new doctor, hired by Melvin.

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** Notice Melvin usually makes one of his harsh comments [[FridgeBrilliance when someone interrupts his routine or gets in his space]].


From here, RuleOfDrama ensues. Being a Creator/JamesLBrooks production, natch, it intersperses all the emotional weight with heaping doses of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] & [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming heartwarming.]] Also, [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic the soundtrack]], by no less than Music/HansZimmer, is also the [[UnusualEuphemism kitty's pajamas.]]

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From here, RuleOfDrama ensues. Being a A Creator/JamesLBrooks production, natch, it intersperses all the emotional weight with heaping doses of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] & [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming heartwarming.]] Also, [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic the soundtrack]], soundtrack, by no less than Music/HansZimmer, is also the [[UnusualEuphemism kitty's pajamas.]]
Music/HansZimmer.


* NippleAndDimed: One of the rare examples of this happening in a non-R rated film; just as Carol knocks on Melvin's door she realizes in rapid order that A, her shirt is soaking wet; B, she isn't wearing a bra; and C, she's very cold(if you take our meaning). The only option she can come up with is to grab her shirt and hold it away from her breasts for the duration of their talk. Interestingly enough, while leaving Melvin's later in the scene, Carol is clearly wearing a bra (the shots of her back plainly show a bra outline).

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* NippleAndDimed: One of the rare examples of this happening in a non-R rated film; just as Carol knocks on Melvin's door she realizes in rapid order that A, her shirt is soaking wet; B, she isn't wearing a bra; and C, she's very cold(if cold (if you take our meaning). The only option she can come up with is to grab her shirt and hold it away from her breasts for the duration of their talk. Interestingly enough, while leaving Melvin's later in the scene, Carol is clearly wearing a bra (the shots of her back plainly show a bra outline).

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* InformedDeformity: Going by Frank's extreme reaction of horror, it seems like Simon's face had been put in a blender instead of looking like he got beaten up with fairly regular stitches, swelling and bruises.


From here, RuleOfDrama ensues. Being a Creator/JamesLBrooks production, natch, it intersperses all the emotional weight with heaping doses of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] & [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming heartwarming.]] Also, [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome the soundtrack]], by no less than Music/HansZimmer, is also the [[UnusualEuphemism kitty's pajamas.]]

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From here, RuleOfDrama ensues. Being a Creator/JamesLBrooks production, natch, it intersperses all the emotional weight with heaping doses of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] & [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming heartwarming.]] Also, [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic the soundtrack]], by no less than Music/HansZimmer, is also the [[UnusualEuphemism kitty's pajamas.]]

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