My conversations went something like this:Mom: He's dead now.Me: Yes.Mom: He was married to [fill in the blank].Me. Yes.Mom: What just happened?Me: [description of what just happened] Why don't we just watch the movie.Mom: That one had a big scandal.Me: Yes.Mom: What happens next?Me: Let's just watch and see.Mom: She is dead now too.Me: [silence]Mom: Oh! I used to love him.Me: [Silence]Mom: How does it end?Me: [Silence]Mom: I thought you've seen this before. Don't you know how it ends?Me: Mom...let's just watch the movie.Mom: I am!!!Dad: There's a WWII documentary on the History Channel.Me: [sigh] Again?Dad: It's about Normandy.Me: Dad -- we know how the WWII ended.Dad: It's in High Definition!Moral of the story: 1. silence never stop it; 2. WWII was still a mystery.PS: I lied about the high definition comment. My Dad died before HD. But, it is exactly what he would have said. The rest is a verbatim transcript of countless attempts at watching a movie with the 'rents.
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