The clip nic and jules' stroy from The Kids Are All Right (2010) with Mark Ruffalo, Annette Bening
No, that's okay.
I like to be positive.
So how'd you two meet?
We met at UCLA.
I was a resident,
and Jules had an emergency.
My tongue was numb.
Really? Your tongue? Laser.
Oh, my God.
It's not nice.
No, that's not nice. I mean, we've heard that story 100, 000 times.
What happened to your tongue? I don't know.
I mean, I lost all the feeling in my face and my tongue.
And then, you know, I got really nervous 'cause I thought that I was gonna gag
and, you know, maybe like...
What'd you do to help her?
I gave her a Valium,
and I told her to relax and tried to get her to talk,
you know, move her tongue around. Yeah.
Actually, she started teasing me, and that really helped.
I was trying to distract you.
I know. It worked. You were really funny.
You were really pretty.
And then, you know, my tongue started working again.
Sure. God, Mom, please.
Wow, we've been glued at the hip ever since.
Yeah. No doubt.
Yeah. Great. Great story.
Yeah, we like it.
So, Nic, you, you're a doctor, I know that.
But what are you into, Jules?
What do you do?
Well, you know, I mean, I studied architecture in college.
But I'm not really an architect.
I mean, I was on my way to becoming one,
but I quit before the kids were born.
And then when they got a little bit older,
I started a Balinese furniture import business.
But that didn't really work out.
Yeah, businesses aren't easy.
But I'm in the process of starting a new business.
Great, good for you. What's that?
Landscape design. I mean, you know, not gardening.
I mean, you know, there's a gardening component,
but, really, the real work is in creating unique,