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  • Caroline, Marion's peppy co-worker, provides some. She suggests Marion take — not headache pills — but tranquilizers. Which she apparently took for her own wedding night.
    • After Mr. Cassidy goes into Mr. Lowery's office, Caroline remarks that he was flirting with Marion. "He must have noticed my wedding ring."
    • When Cassidy casually flashes a big wad of cash:
      Caroline: I declare!
      Cassidy: I don't. That's how I get to keep it.
  • Norman nervously glancing around when Marion's still-exposed car briefly stops sinking in the swamp behind the motel.
  • When Arbogast mentions that he's visited a lot of hotels over the past couple days, Norman asks if he's looking to buy one, prompting Arbogast to answer with a flat but emphatic, "NO." Even Norman chuckles at this.
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  • When Lila shows up at Sam's store:
    Sam: (to his cashier) Bob, run out and get yourself some lunch.
    Sam: (testily) Run out and eat it!
  • The exaggerated way Sheriff Chambers pronounces "AR-bo-gast" when talking to Norman on the phone.
  • The trailer, in which Alfred Hitchcock himself takes the viewer on a tour of the set and trails off when describing certain plot points.


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