Howard's obsession with memorizing lines

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  1. lawnmower

    lawnmower Member

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    Somewhere within every interview with actor, he gets to the question in some way of how do they memorize all their lines? I love when the interviewee says it's no big deal and Howard is baffled.

    I'm not sure what the fixation is but it seems he has a deeply embedded insecurity about this for some reason. He even does this with musicians re how they memorize the lyrics to their songs. Funny not sure if anyone else has noticed this.
     
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    Pill Queen Elegantly wasted Gold

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    I agree - it's now one of his standard questions. To me, it's ridiculous because memorizing lines/lyrics is part of the job the people do. You'd think he'd realize this and get over it.
     
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    I think it's because it was probably really difficult for him to memorize lines for Private Parts and he assumes it must be a nightmare for everyone and not at all a reflection on his poor memory.
     
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    Right, because every question he asks in those awful interviews is about him, not the guest.
     
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    And if it's not this, then maybe it goes back a little further. Didn't his father record Howard and his sister signing songs? Perhaps little Howchie had more trouble than was normal remembering lines and the ol' man responded with things along the lines of "I told you not to be stupid, you moron."
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Ability to memorize is one thing they test for on IQ tests.
     
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    Because Howard honestly has no discernible talents. Zero. He surrounded himself with talented people but he has no one around now. He wonders how talented people actually work?
     
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    Wow, GREAT observation!
     
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