Brighton Beach Memoirs

Continuity mistake: When the pool hustler, Jason Alexander, lights his cigarette, the match goes out before it touches the cigarette yet he still takes a drag as if it were lit.

William Bergquist

Trivia: A very young Jason Alexander AKA George Costanza from Seinfeld is one of the pool players that hustles Eugene's brother in the pool hall. He is credited as Pool Player 1.

William Bergquist

Trivia: The main character, Eugene Morris Jerome, is also the main character's name in Biloxi Blues. Both characters also keep journals of their everyday lives.

William Bergquist

Stanley: I got fired today.
Eugene: Fired? You mean for good?
Stanley: You don't get fired temporarily. It's a permanent lifetime firing.

Eugene: Liver and cabbage - the Jewish mediaeval torture! My friend Marty Gregori, an A student in Science, told me that cooked cabbage can be smelled further than sound travelling for seven minutes.

Eugene: Stanley, how do girls... do it?
Stanley: Eugene, I'm dealing with a major problem in my life right now. I don't have time to describe girls masturbating for you.
Eugene: Just draw me a picture, I brought a pencil. You want crayons? Maybe you should do it in color.

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