“[Henry reads a letter from Klinger’s mother saying his father’s dying]
Henry Blake: The father dying, right?
Klinger: Yes sir.
[Henry takes out a stack of papers and reads them]
Henry Blake: Father dying last year. Mother dying last year. Mother AND father dying. Mother, father and older sister dying. Mother dying and older sister pregnant. Older sister dying and mother pregnant. Younger sister pregnant and older sister dying. Here’s an oldie but a goodie. Half the family dying, other half pregnant.”