When Gary gets enthusiastic about a movie he has seen, he tends to relate the plot with such detail that you could watch the damn move in less time it takes to get the Gary re-enactment.
About twenty minutes in to his version of every damn detail of Warrior Nun, when I pointedly pointed at the bored expression on my face, he said, “Wait, be patient, I’m almost at the best part.” Then he talked for ten minutes more, until I said:
”And THEN Glencora goes to Europe with Plantagenet Palliser, even though he’s just been asked to be the Chancellor of the Exchequer.”
He went on. ” ... So then the one nun says, even though she’s been healed with the magic halo ... wait .. what?”
I continued, ”So she decides it’s better to be a Duchess than to be poor and in love with Burgo, but then she gets pregnant and it’s really cute how Trollope lets you know because it was serialized in the London papers and of course they couldn’t say someone was ‘pregnant’ and —“
And that’s how I got Gary to stop telling me about Warrior Nun.