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We presumed a certain intelligence on the audience, that they knew something about Sir Walter Raleigh, or about Abraham Lincoln, or the Wright Brothers.

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George Robert Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor, noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery.

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I grew up in a poor family. I had to cut everyone's hair, because we didn't have money for entertainment.

You can't have an honest fourth grade school teacher. "Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Johnny, your son, your only child, the fruit of your loin, is a moron. I have no idea how this kid finds a door to get out of the house in the morning. If I were you, I would waste him and start over. Now, I say that with all due respect."

Jerry Weintraub, the producer, might be a pain in the ass, but he really knows how to treat his actors.