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Show Me Yours

Season 1 Episode 4

War & Peace

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Jun 16, 2004 on Showcase
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Although Toni encourages Kate and Ben to become more involved with each other to liven up the book, both are aware of the dangers of a romance between co-workers, particularly when Kate's former flame Marshall and Ben's ex-wife Simone both happen to show up.

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      • Stella: So, how do I file Dolphin-boy? Unrequited love or water sports?
        (Talking about Joe the porpoise-poker.)

      • Jodi: Well, he did send you that postcard.
        Kate: And all it said was "piece"—not war and…Oh, no, no, no. P-I-e-c-e—as in pie.
        Jodi: As in—ass. I remember.
        (Kate and Jodi are talking about how Kate's former boyfriend, Marshall, broke up with her.)

      • (A waiter has just placed a cocktail drink in front of Kate.)
        Ben: If I go to the can now, will you still be here when I get back?
        Kate: Not if he starts sending shooters.

      • Toni: It reads like you're watching animals mate in captivity. Ok, I've got to go. You stay and have a few drinks on me, ok? Maybe you two should just get drunk and screw. Might heat up the prose. (Toni talking to Kate and Ben about the draft chapters they gave her.)

      • Kate: He's a what?
        Ben: A porpoise-poker.
        Kate: You mean, like...Dolphins?
        Ben: Dolphins, porpoises--I don't think he's fussy.
        (Ben explaining to Kate why he told Joe that his sex story was not an appropriate case study for their book)

      • "Marriage is overrated--just find somebody you can't stand and give them your house--saves the lawyer's fees."
        (Ben speaking to Kate over drinks at a bar)

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      • Kate Langford: And all it said was "piece"—not war and…Oh, no, no, no. P-I-e-c-e—as in pie.
        "'War and Peace' is an epic historical novel by Leo Tolstoy, originally published as Voyna i mir in 1865-69. This panoramic study of early 19th-century Russian society, noted for its mastery of realistic detail and variety of psychological analysis, is generally regarded as one of the world's greatest novels."
        Click More Info for the rest of this article and links to the text of the novel, all 365 chapters of it.