Simple Pleasures: We're Looking For A Man With A Mole On His Nose : Monkey See A clip from the mid-'80s romantic comedy Moonlighting explains that in order to pull off a certain kind of comic timing, you've "gotta read a lot of Dr. Seuss."
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Simple Pleasures: We're Looking For A Man With A Mole On His Nose

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The romantic comedies of the mid-'80s are embarrassingly influential in the development of my entire approach to bantering. But I did avoid becoming a compulsive rhymer, despite this Moonlighting scene starring a charmingly gauzy-looking Cybill Shepherd and a suspiciously coiffed Bruce Willis.