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* Bob Balaban in "Expert Witness". His extreme amount of misfortune in a short window of time was probably meant to be DarkComedy, but it just comes across as depressing. To recap: His wife is leaving him, a relative committed suicide, he lost a lot of money, and he has a brain tumor. Jeesh.

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* Bob Balaban Creator/BobBalaban in "Expert Witness". His extreme amount of misfortune in a short window of time was probably meant to be DarkComedy, but it just comes across as depressing. To recap: His wife is leaving him, a relative committed suicide, he lost a lot of money, and he has a brain tumor. Jeesh.


* Bob Balaban in "Expert Witness". His extreme amount of misfortune in a short window of time was probably meant to be DarkComedy, but it just comes across as sad. To recap: His wife is leaving him, a relative committed suicide, he lost a lot of money, and he has a brain tumor. Jeesh.

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** There's also his brief breakdown in the first episode after discussing his bad home life, which is surprisingly ''not'' played for laughs like other instances in the series.
--> '''Dom''': It's very hard... ''(voice breaking)'' I'm sorry, I promised myself I wasn't gonna cry today. I am ''so'' sorry.\\
'''Dr. Katz''': Just let it out.
* Bob Balaban in "Expert Witness". His extreme amount of misfortune in a short window of time was probably meant to be DarkComedy, but it just comes across as sad.depressing. To recap: His wife is leaving him, a relative committed suicide, he lost a lot of money, and he has a brain tumor. Jeesh.


--> '''Dom''': You know what depression is, doc? I wake up for breakfast, and then I have a little bit of Cap'n Crunch, I laugh, I play in the bowl, I look for things in the milk, and then I fall asleep. I ''force'' myself to sleep. ''That's'' depression, doc.

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--> '''Dom''': You know what depression is, doc? I wake up for breakfast, and then I have a little bit of Cap'n Crunch, I laugh, I play in the bowl, I look for things in the milk, and then I fall asleep. I ''force'' myself to sleep. ''That's'' depression, doc.doc.
* Bob Balaban in "Expert Witness". His extreme amount of misfortune in a short window of time was probably meant to be DarkComedy, but it just comes across as sad. To recap: His wife is leaving him, a relative committed suicide, he lost a lot of money, and he has a brain tumor. Jeesh.


--> '''Jeffrey''': "Hello, pick up the phone, I know you're home... I'll just try back later."

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--> '''Jeffrey''': "Hello, pick up the phone, I know you're home... I'll just try back later.""
* Dom Irrera was one of the funniest guests, but he had a surprisingly sad bit in "Reunion":
--> '''Dom''': You know what depression is, doc? I wake up for breakfast, and then I have a little bit of Cap'n Crunch, I laugh, I play in the bowl, I look for things in the milk, and then I fall asleep. I ''force'' myself to sleep. ''That's'' depression, doc.

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* Jeffrey Ross's last routine in his one episode is actually pretty sad, where he shares a poem he wrote called "Either She Screens Her Calls Or She Hasn't Been Home Since 1985":
--> '''Jeffrey''': "Hello, pick up the phone, I know you're home... I'll just try back later."

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