8 Great ... Awkward Movie Moments at the Dinner Table

Nov 23, 2011 Comments

It might be too easy to pick a scene from Meet the Parents, the film that fills you with such discomfort from frame to frame that you’d rather wear a poison ivy thong than have to meet the Byrnes family. Nevertheless, when Greg says grace, it’s not only a moment of extreme awkwardness, but also something horrific because it can happen to us all – that inner battle when you fight between your own beliefs/expectations, those of your partner’s parents, and how to honor both without being rude. And just when it becomes too much, you hit that one thing that won’t be taken as a joke – that will never be forgiven or forgotten although you never meant any harm.

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