The Best Years of Our Lives
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Peggy Stephenson: I've made up my mind.
Al Stephenson: Good girl.
Milly Stephenson: To do what?
Peggy Stephenson: I'm going to break that marriage up! I can't stand it seeing Fred tied to a woman he doesn't love and who doesn't love him. Oh, it's horrible for him. It's humiliating and it's killing his spirit. Somebody's got to help him.

Woody Merrill: All marriages don't have to be like that one.
Peggy Stephenson: Which one?
Woody Merrill: Your friends, Fred and Marie.
Peggy Stephenson: What's wrong with their marriage?
Woody Merrill: Nothing, except one slight detail, they just don't like each other.

Al Stephenson: I've seen nothing, I should have stayed at home and found out what was really going on.

Al Stephenson: You know, I had a dream. I dreamt I was home. I've had that same dream hundreds of times before. This time, I wanted to find out if it's really true. Am I really home?

Marie Derry: Say, who is this Peggy Stephenson?
Fred Derry: She's a girl.
Marie Derry: I didn't think she was a kangaroo.

Homer Parrish: I was afraid you wouldn't be able to stand up for me.
Fred Derry: I'd stand up for you, kid, til I drop.

Milly Stephenson: What do you think of the children?
Al Stephenson: Children? I don't recognize 'em. They've grown so old.
Milly Stephenson: I tried to stop them, to keep them just as they were when you left, but they got away from me.

Revealing mistake: When Fred Derry gets on the B-17 at the end of the movie to exercise his demons, the nose section of the plane noticeably moves when he gets on and gets off, showing it's a studio prop.

Mike Lynch

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