Marty Kantrowitz: Sometimes things happen between people that make it impossible for them to stay together. Alison Kantrowitz: Are you and Daddy gonna get a divorce? Pearl Kantrowitz: I don't know, baby. Sometimes, things happen between people that make it impossible for them to stay together. Alison Kantrowitz: Look, Mama, I know Daddy's a big square, but he's still Daddy! Lilian Kantrowitz: Do you remember when you were a little boy and you wanted to go swimming with your cousin? Marty Kantrowitz: Yeah - you didn't wanna let me go because... Lilian Kantrowitz: Because I knew something terrible was going to happen. I knew your cousin was gonna drown. Marty Kantrowitz: Yeah, but nothing terrible happened, Ma. Lilian Kantrowitz: And why is that? Marty Kantrowitz: Because I was careful. Lilian Kantrowitz: No. Why did nothing terrible happen? Marty Kantrowitz: We were extra careful because you told me. Lilian Kantrowitz: And your cousin wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for me. Marty Kantrowitz: What's goin' on, Ma? Who's gonna drown? Lilian Kantrowitz: [pause] You are. Marty Kantrowitz: There's no such thing as a nice sixteen year old boy. Pearl Kantrowitz: I went to Woodstock. Marty Kantrowitz: You went to Woodstock. Pearl Kantrowitz: Ummm... Marty Kantrowitz: Was it groovy? [Lilian Kantrowitz is giving Selma Levitsky a tarot reading] Selma Levitsky: So? Lilian Kantrowitz: No. Selma Levitsky: "No"? That's what I pay you for? "No"? Lilian Kantrowitz: The cards don't lie. Selma Levitsky: Maybe they're subject to interpretation. [Lilian picks up a card showing a man lying dead with 10 swords sticking out of his back] Lilian Kantrowitz: Does this look like a "vacation" card? Daniel Kantrowitz: Look, hippies. P.A. Announcer: The blouse man is on the premises. Marty Kantrowitz: Did I want a microscope?
: Once. Daniel Kantrowitz: Daddy, can I do "Chuck"? Marty Kantrowitz: No "Chuck". Daniel Kantrowitz: You never let me do "Chuck". Marty Kantrowitz: When you're married you can do "chuck". Marty Kantrowitz: Who is he? Pearl Kantrowitz: You don't know him. Marty Kantrowitz: Well what's his name? Pearl Kantrowitz: Walker. Marty Kantrowitz: What's his FIRST name? Pearl Kantrowitz: That IS his first name. Marty Kantrowitz: Well then what's his last name? Pearl Kantrowitz: Jerome. Marty Kantrowitz: Walker Jerome. Does he realize it's backwards? What's he do? Pearl Kantrowitz: He's a salesman. Marty Kantrowitz: [laughs] A salesman, that's great. What does he sell? Pearl Kantrowitz: Blouses. Marty Kantrowitz: Blouses? [pauses, then looks shocked] Marty Kantrowitz: He's the blouseman. You're screwing the blouseman. Jesus, Pearl, why not screw the dressman? At least then you'd get a whole outfit. Pearl Kantrowitz: I can't go. Walker Jerome: I saw. Lilian Kantrowitz: [after the Blouse Man tells her to get some meat tenderizer to treat Danny's wasp bites] Meat tenderizer? What is he - a pot roast? Lilian Kantrowitz: You gonna hold onto that the rest of the afternoon, Selma?