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Connor: Dear Evan Hansen, thanks for every note you send.
Evan: Dear Connor Murphy, I'm just glad to be your friend.
Both: Our friendship goes beyond your average kind of bond!
Evan: But not because we're gay...
Connor: No, not because we're gay!
Both: We're close, but not that way, the only man that I love is my dad!

Yuuka: (soothing Takaki) "Don't worry, it's okay. I'm protecting you because... you're my important person... Furan."
Maken-ki!, flashback during chapter 48

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Peridot: (on a Show Within a Show) Somehow the rejects at Camp Clod fail to recognize the superior pair that is Pierre and Percy.
Steven: Well, that's cause Paulette like Percy.
Peridot: Paulette? Ha! Paulette has no place in the camp's hierarchy. Now Pierre, Pierre is a brute! Pierre laid waste to the three-legged races. Pierre and Percy present the strongest battle formation. They'd destroy the camp!
Steven: You got all that from one episode?
Peridot: It's subtext, Steven.
Steven Universe, "Log Date 7 15 2"

"If there’s a rifle hanging on the wall in the first chapter of a story, according to Anton Chekhov’s oft-quoted dramatic principle, then that thing had better go off by chapters two or three. A rifle that never gets fired shouldn’t be hanging there in the first place. But Westworld, for all of its painstakingly elaborate plotting, did something many other shows have done before it: dangled a few big gay guns in front of its queer viewers in early episodes, only to have them remain strangely silent as the show erupted in a hail of gunfire."
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