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A family gets ready for their microwave meal on the patio.
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Working Moms Diner
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"Quick, get it while its molecules are still vibrating."
"You've got the microwave, sauce and 15 minutes to make a traditional English Korma."
"Ah...the sweet smell of brominated vegetable oil...it takes me right back to my school days!"
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'This is taking forever. We should've just microwaved it.'
'And bang a few pots around. I like to pretend you won't just pull it out of the freezer and throw it in the microwave.'
"Mmm, processed food. Just like mom used to microwave."
Shopper in grocery store sees TV dinners marked daytime and prime time.
Microwave ready meals.
"I suppose in your day, you would have called these, 'radio dinners'."
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"When you say "Someone doesn't know how to put a paper towel over a bowl of chili to re-heat in the nuker", I know you mean me."
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We have frozen meals just like your mother microwaved.
'I think the microwave has finally given up the ghost.'
'Do we have to watch cookery shows when we're eating this muck?'
Dad's Diner - 'The best in frozen foods'.
'You eat it! Your Mother slaved for two minutes cooking that for you in the microwave.'
'You should have read the cookery book for teenagers. It's pretty short: 'Take the food off the package before you microwave it'.'
'This has GOT to be good... it's MICROWAVABLE.'
'Come on, stop playing and eat your dinner before it freezes again...'
Woman watching cookery show as she waits for her microwave meal to cook.
'What do you mean, you're not hungry? - Your mother spent two minutes cooking that in the microwave just for you!'
'Wow- you're one helluva great cook! Even the stuff you ordered from the delivery store is burned!'
Gracious, child...bubbling cauldrons of potions are old hat. I get mine over the internet, delivered frozen and ready for the microwave!
TV dinners: Standard Widescreen