Everett: "Why are you telling our gals I was hit by a train?"
Penny Wharvey McGill (Holly Hunter): "Lots of respectable people been hit by trains. Judge Hobby over in Cookville was hit by a train. What was I supposed to tell 'em, that you were sent to the penal farm and I divorced you from shame?"
Everett: "I take your paint. But it does put me in a damned awkward position vis a vis my progeny."