Merrill: I'm Merrill. Are you Blanche?
Merrill: (to Sophia) How about you, cutie?
Merrill: Boy, this guy's done hard time.
Dorothy: Uh, no, Blanche isn't here, and, uh, she won't be back for a long, long time.
Merrill: That's all right. I've been in prison ten years. I'm real good at waiting.