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Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh, Marylouise Burke, Jessica Hecht, Missy Doty, M.C. Gainey, Alysia Reiner, Shake Toukhmanian, Duke Moosekian, Robert Covarrubias, Patrick Gallagher, Stephanie Faracy
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2004
Ernest Hemingway | Adolf Hitler | Sylvia Plath | Anne Sexton | Virginia Woolf | alprazolam | Xanax | escitalopram | Lexapro | ethyl alcohol | hydrocodone-acetaminophen | Vicodin
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Actor Jack tells his teacher/writer friend Miles, “You’re... hungover.” (0:06)

Television documentary narrator: “To replace them, HItler turned to his last resort of manpower.” (0:11)

Jack tells Miles, “You have been officially depressed for, like, two years now.”
”Are you still seeing that shrink?”
”Well, I say... therapy, and what is that stuff you take, Xanax?”
Miles: ”And Lexapro, yes.” (0:16)

Miles tells Jack, “Well, usually they start you on wines with learning disabilities...” (0:19)

Jack reprises an excerpt from one of his acting jobs for waitress Maya: “Side effects may include oily discharge...” (0:26)

Jack tells Miles, “... and you are not going to... it up for me with all of your depression and anxiety and neg-head downer shit.”
”Man, this is our week to get crazy.” (0:28)

Jack answers Miles, “Because I knew you’d get so freaked out that you wouldn’t even come on this trip...”
Miles: “Everybody’s gonna be... waiting to see if I get drunk and make a seen.” (0:35)

Jack asks Miles, “Did you bring you Xanax?” (0:39)

By telephone his ex-wife Victoria tells Miles, “... you’re drunk.”
’Miles, don’t call me when you’re drunk.” (0:44)

Wine server Stephanie tell the others, “I’ve got wine, some insane cheeses...” (0:48)

Waitress Maya tells Miles, “Too much alcohol,”
”... I’ve got this paper due on Friday, and I’m freaked out about it, just like in high school.” (0:51)

Jack asks Miles, “You mean getting drunk and calling Victoria didn’t put you in the mood?” (1:04)

Jack tells Miles, referring to Stephanie, “She’s not uptight or controlling.”
Miles: ”You’re crazy. You’ve gone crazy.”
Jack: “All I have is my instinct. (1:10)

Miles answers Jack, “Obsessively.” (1:16)

By telephone Jack tells his fiance Christine, referring to Miles, “He’s having one of his freak outs.” (1:29)

Miles tells Jack, “I’m so insignificant, I can’t even kill myself.”
Hemingway, Sexton, Plath, Woolf. You can’t kill yourself before you’ve even been published.”
Jack, referring to an author, “He committed suicide before he was published.” (1:33)

Jack asks Miles, “Vicodin, where’s the Vicodin?” (1:42)

Miles listens to voicemail left by Maya: “... I was really confused by the ending. I mean, did the father finally commit suicide, or what? It’s driving me crazy.” (2:02)

Reference in About Schmidt