RITA. But Mom, I think something's wrong with him. He says he can learn more about the world from watching TV than from writing bullshit traditional papers for English class.

MRS. R. Well dear, I'm sure it's just another one of his rebellious phases. You know how he likes to buck the status quo.

RITA. I know he's just my stupid brother and all, but I'm getting worried. Marcia from my chemistry class told me that he's even stopped calling Jennifer. He refuses to see her.

MRS. R. Such a sweet girl, that Jennifer. Too bad there's absolutely nothing going on between her ears.