Barbara Stanwyck, 1940s
Olive: You know, they say the more you face your trauma, the less power it has over you. (She climbs up and hangs from a light fixture.) Okay, so there we were about to die…
Ned: Get down from there, Olive! You’re gonna hurt yourself!
Olive: That’s right, Ned. Oh, no! I’m slipping! I can’t hold on much longer! If there’s anything you’d like to say to me, now would be the time- and, if you could speak in the declarative only, using affirmative or comparative modifiers.
Ned: People are eating pie!
Season 2, Episode 11
Gah, I miss this show.