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  • - Okay. All right.

  • I've never really done this kind of thing before.

  • My parents said,

  • "Zoe, why don't you finally try one of those dating apps?"

  • And I was like, "Yeah, fine, okay."

  • Next thing I know, my little sister, brat,

  • has grabbed my phone,

  • and she's sending all of these little hearts

  • to all kinds of people.

  • I could've killed her.

  • And then guys start sending me hearts,

  • and some of them look like kids in junior high school,

  • and then other ones look like my uncle Leo.

  • And then...

  • And then there's this one guy, Anthony,

  • who seems like a nice guy, I guess.

  • Sent me a heart,

  • and we started sending some messages back and forth,

  • and now I'm going to meet seems-like-a-nice-guy Anthony.

  • - I'm not sure why I sent a heart to this girl, Zoe.

  • I mean, I liked her name, and her picture was...

  • Yeah, she's really cute.

  • Maybe too cute.

  • I just don't know what it is about this online dating stuff.

  • It just seems so impersonal, you know?

  • Like, do people actually tell the truth on these things?

  • Are there pictures really them,

  • or them now and not like 10 years ago?

  • But this Zoe girl.

  • I don't know why, I'm just really excited to meet her.

  • - I've kind of been on a dating hiatus for a while now,

  • because, well, some relationship crap, you know.

  • Hoo. Online dating!

  • I feel like I just made a commercial about myself,

  • and Anthony must've watched it.

  • Oh, I think that's him!

  • - Hi! - Hi!

  • Anthony? - Yeah.

  • - Hi. - Zoe.

  • - Yes. Yeah.

  • - Great to meet you.

  • - [Zoe] Yeah, you too.

  • - So, I saw earlier

  • the restaurant is kind of noisy and crowded,

  • and it might be a long wait,

  • but I thought I could get takeout

  • and we could eat in my car.

  • - You want me to eat in your car?

  • - Oh, yeah.

  • No, I thought it'd be great to have a conversation

  • and get to know each other a little better.

  • - You realize that sounds kinda strange though, right?

  • - Yeah.

  • I'm sorry.

  • That'd be weird.

  • We could eat in your car though.

  • - I rode my bike.

  • - Oh, that's pretty cool.

  • - And I didn't have time

  • to do a full background check on you.

  • - That makes sense.

  • - I'm kidding. (laughs)

  • I'm kidding. I'm sure that your car will be fine.

  • - Great.

  • Yeah, or we could do a picnic.

  • I have blankets and things in my trunk.

  • - Along with a dead body?

  • (Anthony chuckles uncomfortably)

  • Kidding. (laughs)

  • - Yeah. Okay. - Get it? 'Cause...

  • - Right.

  • Great.

  • I will get some food, yeah?

  • - Sure. Yeah.

  • I'll have the vegetable stir fry

  • with brown rice and a diet Coke.

  • And an egg roll.

  • And chopsticks.

  • Chopsticks, yeah.

  • Chopsticks.

  • - [Anthony] You got it.

  • (Zoe exhales sharply)

  • (Zoe giggles)

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  • (Zoe exhales)

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  • - I'm going out with a really handsome guy tonight.

  • My husband Kevin.

  • Lucky me.

  • It's our 13th anniversary.

  • The unlucky one, I suppose.

  • You know, it's funny,

  • one of the 15th-century definitions of the word anniversary

  • is commemorating the death of a martyr.

  • That's somewhat alarming. (chuckles)

  • I think marriage is like a car, right?

  • If it's running smoothly, there's no problem, it's fine.

  • But if you ignore the occasional tuneup,

  • cars, like marriages, can break down.

  • Parts start to fail, the oil gets low, the tires wear out.

  • And if you ignore it long enough,

  • it just, it stops working altogether.

  • The car breaks down.

  • It's weird.

  • I actually had a dream the other night

  • where I'm driving this car of our marriage,

  • and I wondered where I'd go.

  • What roads would I take?

  • Would I pack up, make a U-turn,

  • get going straight, slam on the brakes,

  • drive it to the junkyard? (chuckles)

  • I don't know.

  • Cars and marriages, it's not a perfect analogy, but close.

  • Bye.

  • (car horn honks)

  • (Kevin sighs)

  • (phone beeps)

  • - Hey, Rachel, running a bit late. I'm on my way.

  • (phone beeps)

  • (Rachel scoffs)

  • I got a hot date tonight.

  • She is smart, talented, witty, beautiful.

  • You'll see.

  • Great mom.

  • It's our anniversary.

  • 13 years. (chuckles)

  • You know, in a lot of ways,

  • and I guess this is pretty normal,

  • it feels like it's been forever.

  • And I don't necessarily mean that in a positive way.

  • I mean, yeah, I love Rachel, I guess.

  • It's just that every now and then I have to ask myself,

  • are we really married,

  • or did we just get together and have a couple of kids?

  • Is that a terrible thing to say?

  • Yeah, maybe.

  • When I think about Rachel, do I really know her?

  • I mean, I know a lot of stuff about her,

  • but do I really know her, love her?

  • (phone ringing)

  • I'd like to.

  • She's incredible in so many ways.

  • But yeah, I don't know.

  • It's funny, when I first met her,

  • I thought she might be like Rachel

  • from the TV show "Friends."

  • Thought that'd be pretty cool.

  • Yeah.

  • Well, my Rachel and the TV show Rachel

  • have very little in common. (chuckles)

  • Hey.

  • Sorry I'm late. I...

  • - No, it's fine. I got your text.

  • - Kids doing okay?

  • - Yeah. Yeah, yeah, they're fine.

  • Let me just...

  • - The restaurant's not gonna hold our reservation forever.

  • - Okay.

  • We could go in.

  • Or not.

  • - Up to you.

  • - It's our anniversary.

  • Come on, Kevin.

  • Smile.

  • Let's go enjoy dinner.

  • - [Kevin] All right.

  • - This for me?