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** That whole scene is comedic gold, really. Particularly when Lester's coworker comments to Carolyn "Whoa, you are sooooo busted". Carolyn snaps at her that this isn't her concern, and Lester replies, without missing a beat, "Well, actually, Janine ''is'' Senior Drive Thru Manager, so you ''are'' kind of on her turf." Then he kind of nods at Janine as if to say "You can leave. I got this."

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** That whole scene is comedic gold, really. Particularly when Lester's coworker comments to Carolyn "Whoa, you are sooooo busted". Carolyn snaps at her that this isn't her concern, and Lester replies, without missing a beat, "Well, actually, Janine ''is'' Senior Drive Thru Manager, so you ''are'' kind of on her turf." Then he kind of nods at Janine as if to say "You can leave. I "I got this."


'''Lester:''' She hates you too.

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'''Lester:''' ''(deadpan)'' She hates you too.


* "Janie, today I quit my job. And then I told my boss to go fuck himself, and then I blackmailed him for almost sixty thousand dollars. Pass the asparagus." Dinnertime story of the year.

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* "Janie, today I quit my job. And then I told my boss to go fuck himself, and then I blackmailed him for almost sixty thousand dollars. Pass the asparagus." Dinnertime story of the year.year.



* Lester's BigShutUp moment, in which he throws his plate at the wall, chews out his wife and daughter, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and then criticizes the choice of dinner music.]]
* Janie's response to being asked about her day, "No, Dad. It was ''spectacular.''" Thora Birch's utterly deadpan delivery is what sells it.

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* Lester's BigShutUp moment, in which he throws his plate at the wall, chews out his wife and daughter, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and then criticizes the choice of dinner music.]]
music]].
* Janie's response to being asked about her day, "No, Dad. It was ''spectacular.''" Thora Birch's Creator/ThoraBirch's utterly deadpan delivery is what sells it.



--> '''Brad Dupree:''' ''(reading Lester's job description)'' "My job consists of basically masking my contempt for the assholes in charge, and, at least once a day, retiring to the men's room so I can jerk off while I fantasize about a life that doesn't so closely resemble Hell." Well, you obviously have no interest in saving yourself.
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' Brad, for 14 years I've been a whore for the advertising industry. The only way I could save myself now is if I start firebombing.
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' Whatever. Management wants you gone by the end of the day.
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' Well, just what sort of severance package is management prepared to offer me? Considering the information I have about our Editorial Director buying pussy with company money - which, I think, would interest the I.R.S., since it technically constitutes fraud; and I'm sure that some of our advertisers and rival publications might like to know about it as well. Not to mention, ''[grins]'' Craig's wife!
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' What do you want?
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' One year's salary, with benefits.
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' That's not going to happen.
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' Well, what do you say I throw in a little sexual harassment charge, to boot?
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' ''[chuckles in disbelief]'' Against who?
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' ''[he chuckles right back]'' Against YOU. Can you prove that you didn't offer to save my job if I let you blow me?
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' Man, you are one twisted fuck.
-->'''Lester''': Nope; I'm just an ordinary guy with nothing to lose.

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--> '''Brad -->'''Brad Dupree:''' ''(reading Lester's job description)'' "My job consists of basically masking my contempt for the assholes in charge, and, at least once a day, retiring to the men's room so I can jerk off while I fantasize about a life that doesn't so closely resemble Hell." Well, you obviously have no interest in saving yourself.
-->
yourself.\\
'''Lester Burnham:''' Brad, for 14 years I've been a whore for the advertising industry. The only way I could save myself now is if I start firebombing. \n--> \\
'''Brad Dupree:''' Whatever. Management wants you gone by the end of the day.
-->
day.\\
'''Lester Burnham:''' Well, just what sort of severance package is management prepared to offer me? Considering the information I have about our Editorial Director buying pussy with company money - which, I think, would interest the I.R.S., since it technically constitutes fraud; and I'm sure that some of our advertisers and rival publications might like to know about it as well. Not to mention, ''[grins]'' Craig's wife!
-->
wife!\\
'''Brad Dupree:''' What do you want?
-->
want?\\
'''Lester Burnham:''' One year's salary, with benefits.
-->
benefits.\\
'''Brad Dupree:''' That's not going to happen.
-->
happen.\\
'''Lester Burnham:''' Well, what do you say I throw in a little sexual harassment charge, to boot?
-->
boot?\\
'''Brad Dupree:''' ''[chuckles in disbelief]'' Against who?
-->
who?\\
'''Lester Burnham:''' ''[he chuckles right back]'' Against YOU. Can you prove that you didn't offer to save my job if I let you blow me?
-->
me?\\
'''Brad Dupree:''' Man, you are one twisted fuck.
-->'''Lester''':
fuck.\\
'''Lester''':
Nope; I'm just an ordinary guy with nothing to lose.



--> '''Lester:''' "Growing"? She hates me.
--> '''Carolyn:''' She's just willful.
--> '''Lester:''' She hates you too.

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--> '''Lester:''' -->'''Lester:''' "Growing"? She hates me.
-->
me.\\
'''Carolyn:''' She's just willful.
-->
willful.\\
'''Lester:''' She hates you too.


--> '''Lester:''' ''[deadpan]'' She hates you too.

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--> '''Lester:''' ''[deadpan]'' She hates you too.


--> '''Lester:''' She hates you too.

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--> '''Lester:''' ''[deadpan]'' She hates you too.


* Janie's response to being asked about her day, "No, Dad. It was ''spectacular.''" Thora Birch's utterly deadpan delivery makes me laugh every time I see that moment.

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* Janie's response to being asked about her day, "No, Dad. It was ''spectacular.''" Thora Birch's utterly deadpan delivery makes me laugh every time I see that moment.is what sells it.


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* Lester's response to Carolyn saying she feels there's a distance growing between him and Jane.
--> '''Lester:''' "Growing"? She hates me.
--> '''Carolyn:''' She's just willful.
--> '''Lester:''' She hates you too.


** That whole scene is comedic gold, really. Particularly when Lester's coworker comments to Carolyn "Whoa, you are sooooo busted". Carolyn snaps at her that this isn't her concern, and Lester replies, without missing a beat, "Well, actually, Janine ''is'' Senior Drive Thru Manager, so you ''are'' kind of on her turf."

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** That whole scene is comedic gold, really. Particularly when Lester's coworker comments to Carolyn "Whoa, you are sooooo busted". Carolyn snaps at her that this isn't her concern, and Lester replies, without missing a beat, "Well, actually, Janine ''is'' Senior Drive Thru Manager, so you ''are'' kind of on her turf." Then he kind of nods at Janine as if to say "You can leave. I got this."

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* Although it turns very shocking when Carolyn hits her, Jane's brilliant response to her MeaninglessMeaningfulWords.
--> "Mom, I really don't feel like having a Kodak moment."
* Jane is also disgusted by Lester's horrible behaviour when he first meets Angela. The girl herself finds it ActuallyPrettyFunny - though remarks that it's clear he and Carolyn have not had sex in forever.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wv8cDP9RNZs "Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's!"]]

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wv8cDP9RNZs "Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's!"]]"SMILE! YOU'RE AT MR. SMILEY'S!"]]


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjNY4o_i5RY&feature=share "Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's!"]]
** That whole scene is comedic gold, really. Particularly when Lester's coworker comments to Carolyn that she's totally busted. Carolyn snaps at her that this isn't her concern, and Lester replies, without missing a beat, "Well, you know, Janine ''is'' Senior Drive Thru Manager, so you ''are'' kind of on her turf."

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjNY4o_i5RY&feature=share com/watch?v=wv8cDP9RNZs "Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's!"]]
** That whole scene is comedic gold, really. Particularly when Lester's coworker comments to Carolyn that she's totally busted. "Whoa, you are sooooo busted". Carolyn snaps at her that this isn't her concern, and Lester replies, without missing a beat, "Well, you know, actually, Janine ''is'' Senior Drive Thru Manager, so you ''are'' kind of on her turf."


* "Janie, today I quit my job. And then I told my boss to go fuck himself, and then I blackmailed him for almost sixty thousand dollars. Pass the asparagus."

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* "Janie, today I quit my job. And then I told my boss to go fuck himself, and then I blackmailed him for almost sixty thousand dollars. Pass the asparagus."" Dinnertime story of the year.


:'''Lester''': Nope; I'm just an ordinary guy with nothing to lose.

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:'''Lester''': -->'''Lester''': Nope; I'm just an ordinary guy with nothing to lose.

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--> '''Brad Dupree:''' Whatever. Management wants you gone by the end of the day.
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' Well, just what sort of severance package is management prepared to offer me? Considering the information I have about our Editorial Director buying pussy with company money - which, I think, would interest the I.R.S., since it technically constitutes fraud; and I'm sure that some of our advertisers and rival publications might like to know about it as well. Not to mention, ''[grins]'' Craig's wife!
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' What do you want?
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' One year's salary, with benefits.
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' That's not going to happen.
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' Well, what do you say I throw in a little sexual harassment charge, to boot?
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' ''[chuckles in disbelief]'' Against who?
--> '''Lester Burnham:''' ''[he chuckles right back]'' Against YOU. Can you prove that you didn't offer to save my job if I let you blow me?
--> '''Brad Dupree:''' Man, you are one twisted fuck.
:'''Lester''': Nope; I'm just an ordinary guy with nothing to lose.


* "Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's!"

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjNY4o_i5RY&feature=share "Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's!"Smiley's!"]]

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** Lester's facial expressions while Brad reads out his job description are hilarious.

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