advertisement [repeated line] Clarissa Darling: [whenever Sam's ladder appears at her window] Hi, Sam! Clarissa Darling: Who ever said 'the more things change the more things stay the same' definately had the right POV. Clarissa Darling: [about the brat she has to babysit] This year I've got the perfect tools to tame little Elsie. Sam Anders: Well, if you're not packing thermo-nuclear warheads, I think you're traveling light. Marshall Darling: [after Ferguson hid Clarissa's bike as a joke, and it disappeared] Well, Ferguson, if it's really gone and you can't get it back, you know what you gotta do. Ferguson Darling: Apologize. Marshall Darling: No. Ferguson Darling: Apologize sincerely. Marshall Darling: No. Ferguson Darling: No, Dad, not pay for it! Marshall Darling: Your mother and I aren't fighting. We're having a discussion. [Clarissa and her dad, who has come down with the flu, are discussing Bouncy Balls] Marshall Darling: But don't you think it's a little weird to eat something that you've been bouncing on the floor? Clarissa Darling: Dad, you haven't really been eating them after they've been on the floor, have you? [beat] Marshall Darling: I'm gonna go get some more bouillon.