Mermaids
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Rachel Flax: Charlotte, I know you're planning a celibate life, but with half my chromosomes, I think that might be tough.

Charlotte Flax: A word about Mrs. Flax and food: the word is "hors d'oeurves." Fun Finger Foods is her main source book and it's all the woman cooks.

Charlotte Flax: So Joe, tell me about the nuns in the convent. Do they wear underwear in the shower?

Charlotte Flax: He has the most beautiful skin in captivity, I love him because he wears moccasins in the winter even though his feet must feel like blocks of ice.

Charlotte Flax: Oh god. I think I might be pregnant with the next Jewish Italian Messiah.

Rachel Flax: Death is dwelling on the past or staying in one place too long.

Rachel Flax: Ok, I've had a little scotch... I'm real calm.

Charlotte Flax: I wanted to ask her what color her bra was and if she had pure thoughts every second of the day, but.

Lou Landsky: If you care about us, would it kill you to show it?
Rachel Flax: "Us"? When did you and my children become "us"? You're just you, Lou - me and the girls, THAT'S "us".
Lou Landsky: I was talking about you and me.

Charlotte Flax: Sometimes I feel like you're the child and I'm the grown up.

Rachel Flax: Alright, you know what? I'll make you a deal. You stop being a little bitch for, let's say, oh, I don't know, an hour or two, and I won't knock the religion of your choice for a week. Deal?
Charlotte Flax: Deal.

Rachel Flax: One thing you can rely on about your father: He can't be relied on.

Rachel Flax: Who's that?
Charlotte Flax: That's Mr. Crane, my history teacher, and he is very nice.
Rachel Flax: He is an asshole.
Charlotte Flax: You haven't even spoken to him yet.
Rachel Flax: Charlotte, I don't need to speak to him. He's driving an Edsel, for Christ's sake.

Factual error: Cher complains that Astroturf is going to ruin baseball. Mermaids is set in 1963 when Astroturf was still being developed under the name Chemigrass. It wasn't christened Astroturf until it made its world debut on the floor of the Houston Astrodome in 1966.

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