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Charlie: I’m going to see you in 2 weeks. Now how many days is that before we’ll be together?
Raymond: 14 days from today, today’s Wednesday.
Raymond: 336 hours.
Raymond: Course that’s 20,160 minutes. 1,290,600 seconds.
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Raymond: Of course you can’t have pancakes without maple syrup.
Charlie: You bet your butt.
Raymond: Bet your butt.
Charlie: He’s not crazy, he’s not retarded but he’s here.
Dr. Bruner: He’s an autistic savant. People like him used to be called idiot savants. There’s certain deficiencies, certain abilities that impairs him.
Charlie: So he’s retarded.
Dr. Bruner: Autistic. There’s certain routines, rituals that he follows.
Charlie: Rituals, I like that.
Dr. Bruner: The way he eats, sleeps, walks, talks, uses the bathroom. It’s all he has to protect himself. Any break from this routine leaves him terrified.
Raymond: ‘Course, three minutes to Wapner.
Charlie: You’ll make it.
Charlie: I’m gonna go take a celebration piss.
Raymond: 12:30 is lunch.
Charlie: What do you want?
Raymond: Wednesday is fish sticks. Green lime jello for dessert.
Charlie: You want another apple juice?
Raymond: No, orange soda. Uh oh, it’s 12:31.