Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
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Brian. 'Brian! Code blue, code, blue'
Cafe 24 Hueres. Carol works there as a waitress.
conscience. 'That can't be right! 'con-science'?'
YMCA. 'I'm just kiddin'. I wanted to see what you'd do.'
his mother used to pose nude for him. '...she's not naked! It's art!' His father also wasn't happy about Simon's sexual orientation.
always eating healthy. 'You're gonna die soon with a diet like that.' 'Well, we're all gonna die. You will, I will, and it sure sound like your son will.'
no. 'Wanna dance?' 'Well, I've been thinkin' about that since you brought it up before...' 'And?' 'No.'
cookbook. 'Hmmm...'Shark With a Bite'...I've never fixed shark before...would you like that Spencer?' 'Hmmm....no'
Sachs. Frank's last name is Sachs.
He stepped on a crack. Melvin became so focused on Carol that he forgot to avoid the cracks in the sidewalk.
'Do they serve hardshells?'. Melvin really likes hardshell crabs and couldn't resist asking everyone on the way into the restaurant if hardshells are served there.
So she could go back to work and wait on him. Melvin hated to have his routine upset so he insisted that Carol go back to work and wait on him.
Carol. Carol said this to Melvin when he came to visit her at her apartment. His reply was, 'Maybe we could live without the wisecracks.'
He was beaten. Simon was beaten by the friends of his newest model after he caught them robbing him.
Verdel. Poor Verdel was shoved down the garbage shute at the beginning of the movie.
His mother. Simon was relating the story of how his father caught his mother posing nude for him.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Melvin has OCD as exhibited by his need to recheck locks, wash his hands excessively, avoid cracks in the sidewalk, and his worry about germs.
Melvin Udall. Melvin asks this question of the mental patients in his therapist's office.
Carol. After Melvin's compliment to Carol in the Baltimore restaurant-- Carol: "Have you ever let a romantic moment make you do something that you knew was stupid?" Melvin:"Never." Carol: "Here's the problem with never." Then she kissed him.
a doctor. Ramis plays the Doctor, sent by Melvin, that finally gets Spencer some good treatment. Ramis also stars in "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes," among many other movies.
|The actress who plays Carol earlier gained popularity as co-star of what sitcom?||Good As It Gets
mad about you. She played 'Jamie' in this funny show with comedian Paul Riser.
|Does Carol ever state that she is physically attracted to Melvin?||Good As It Gets
yes. "When I first saw you at the restaurant, I thought you were handsome. Then, of course, you spoke." Great line.
|What dish does Melvin order on his and Carol's dinner date in Baltimore?||Good As It Gets
crab. He asks several people at the restaurant if they have it, then orders by yelling to a waiter across the room.
Melvin says it in his therapist's office. Melvin says this to the other patients in the waiting room. Not exactly a key scene in this wonderful movie. To his Doctor; "How can you diagnose someone with an obsessive compulsive disorder, then act like I have some choice about barging in here?"
soccer ball . Spence was feeling so much better from the doctor's treatments that he had been playing soccer while she was away and actually scored a goal!
Melvin's spare room. Melvin had the room fixed up nicely and had all of Simon's stuff brought in. Simon's response, 'You overwhelm me.' Another example of how he can be as nice as he is mean.
|True or False. Simon never actually speaks to either of his parents during the movie?||Good As It Gets
false . He left a message on their answering machine the night they arrived in Baltimore, but he spoke with his mom on the phone the next day, telling her he was ok and wouldn't need anything from them.
|According to Melvin, what was the trick he used to get Verdel the dog to like him better than Simon?||Good As It Gets
Bacon in his pocket. After returning from the hospital, Simon has Verdel returned to him. Unfortunately, even when Simon had the bacon, Verdel still went to Melvin.
Spencer . He was a pretty sick kid until he got better medical care.