Billy: Why did you care so much?
Ally: Excuse me?
Billy: About Whipper and Richard.. Whether they get back together, why did you care?
Ally: I think I need to believe that it works..
Billy: What works?
Ally: Love… Couple hood… Partnerships… The idea that when people come together they stay together… I have to take that with me when I go to bed at night… Even if I am going to bed alone… That’s a Mcbealism.