Dede Quotes   Page 2 of 4    

Quote from Sarge & Pea

Dede: So, 1986, we were just coming back from my sister Bebe's wedding when I first had my dream about murdering you.

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Quote from Sarge & Pea

Dede: Well, I don't know what you're doing, but you look great.
Jay: And you look great, too. Oh, look, there's no line at the bar. How about a Rob Roy for old time's sake?
Dede: Oh, you remembered, Sarge. [to Mitchell] That was the only drink I could keep down when I was pregnant.

Quote from Good Grief

Dede: [on voicemail ]Hey, honey. It's Mom. I just want to apologize. I should not have lost my temper. Shaman Phoenix Feather's family-planning advice may not be for everyone, and you just want to keep your daughters safe. I get it. I have a daughter of my own, and I know how much she means to me. Anyway, I'm sorry. I love you, and I always will.
Claire: [voice breaking] I love you, too, Mom.
Dede: Also, I saw your new photo on social media. Are you part of some protest where you're not allowed to wash your hair? Or are you just trying to be... [beep]
Claire: I'm gonna listen to that later.

Quote from The Incident

Mitchell: Well, mom, instead of dredging up the whole incident, maybe we should just try and repress it like a- Like a normal family.
Dede: I can't. I need closure. I'm about to embark on a new journey. I met a man.
Mitchell: Really?
Dede: His name is Chas, And he's asked me to come live with him In his foreign land.
Mitchell: Wow. Where?
Dede: Canada.
Mitchell: You're moving to- To Canada?
Dede: French Canada.

Quote from The Incident

Dede: I just can't give myself to him sexually.
Mitchell: Okay, mom.
Cameron: Did not see that coming.
Dede: Oh, don't get me wrong. We satisfy each other down there.
Cameron: Oh.
Mitchell: Yeah, don't want to-
Dede: That's why I need everyone's forgiveness. I need your help, Mitchell.
Cameron: Did you hear that, Mitchell? Your mom needs your help to make love to her new man, Chas. That's not weird at all.

Quote from The Incident

Claire: Hey, Mitchell. What's up?
Mitchell: Hey, just- Just in the hood. So, do you- Do you remember how mom gave up a career to raise us?
Dede: Promising career.
Claire: Oh, god.

Quote from The Incident

Dede: Claire?
Claire: Mom.
Dede: Why so long?
Claire: Mm, I know. I know, it's weird when we haven't talked for a while.
Dede: I mean your hair. Well, if I can't tell you, who will?

Quote from The Incident

Mitchell: So, mom wants you to know that she's very sorry about the incident. And- And she wants us to forgive her.
Claire: Oh, very nice of her to say that through you.
Dede: Do you see? The sarcasm is so hurtful. Like a whip.

Quote from The Incident

Mitchell: So I was thinking, would it be okay if she maybe joined us for dinner tonight?
Dede: Because it may be the last time you ever see me.
Claire: Okay, wait. What are you talking about?
Dede: Well, I'm- I'm moving to a far and dangerous place.
Mitchell: Canada, but, uh, she met a man named Chas.
Dede: Yeah. He's a logger.
Claire: Like a- Like a lumberjack?
Dede: No, he logs blood samples into a cholesterol study. Anyway, until I'm past this whole wedding debacle, I can't be intimate with him. We do things to each other. We use our hands.

Quote from The Incident

Dede: That's very revealing.
Claire: That's my parenting style.
Dede: No, I meant your blouse.
Claire: Mom.

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