They're too old to play "Doctor" and too young to do anything else.
Jamie Harris: [grading his father's new bird-brained girlfriend to Franny] She's a C-minus... definitely a C-minus. Franny Philips: [waiting for her dog to take a dump] Can you write me a note if I'm late to school? Paul Philips: I guess so. Franny Philips: "Dear Teacher, Please let Franny into class without penalty. Her dog wouldn't shit." Paul Philips: Franny! Watch your mouth! Franny Philips: Daddy, you're such a prude! Paul Philips: Well, I didn't say "shit" until I was twenty years old... and no one thought *I* was retarded. Ralph Harris: [asking about his son's weekend with Franny] So how was it? How was it before they scraped the floor? Jamie Harris: Neat! Jamie Harris: You're an A, Franny. Definitely an A! Franny Philips: They can do anything they want to do, can't they? They can tell us anything, or not tell us anything, and we can't do anything, or say anything! We haven't got one single lousy human right!