22 revealing quotes from HBO's Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds documentary

There's no doubt that Bright Lights — HBO's heartfelt and hilarious documentary on the singular relationship between Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher — takes on special significance in the wake of the actresses' tragic deaths.

The film, directed by Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens, premiered last year at Cannes. Many critics noted the bittersweetness of Reynolds' determination to perform as her health declined in their initialreviews at the time, but the thought of losing Fisher seemed unimaginable.

Indeed, much of the film is concerned with Fisher and her brother Todd trying to reconcile themselves with their mother's failing health, with neither of them quite ready to reckon with the possibility of living in a world without her.

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Circa 1956, American actor and singer Debbie Reynolds smiles and holds her infant daughter, Carrie Fisher.

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A newcomer to the ranks of fatherhood, Eddie Fisher was named 'Father of the Year in TV' by the National Father's Day Committee. Mrs. Fisher (Debbie Reynolds) and the children presented Fisher with a handsome photo wallet containing their pictures. Carrie Frances is 19 months and son Todd (L) is 4 months old.

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Actress Debbie Reynolds, still deeply upset over separation from singer Eddie Fisher, was hospitalized here suffering exhaust indigestion. Meanwhile MGM Studios plan to shoot 'around' the actress until here where she is working in The Mating Game. Debbie holds her two children, Carrie and Todd, 8-mos, (right) in this photo made during the current shooting at the site.

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Debbie Reynolds with her daughter Carrie Fisher, 23 months old, smiles as she leaves the house September 9, 1958 to visit friends in Los Angeles, California. Husband Eddie Fisher and Miss Reynolds later revealed their separation.

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Carrie Fisher, 3, gives her mother Debbie Reynolds a hug after her afternoon nap in their home November 16, 1959 in West Los Angeles, California.

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Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher with daughter Carrie Frances born October 21, 1956.

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American actress Debbie Reynolds with her daughter Carrie Fisher.

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Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.

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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher during 11th Annual American Comedy Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Debbie Reynolds with her children Carrie and Todd Fisher, on the site of the new museum that will house her collection of film costumes.

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Actresses Debbie Reynolds (L) and Carrie Fisher (R) arrive at the premiere of 'Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith,' at the Loews Cineplex Uptown Theatre May 12, 2005 in Washington, DC. Star Wars premiers are taking place across the country tonight.

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Actress Carrie Fisher (L) and her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, arrive for Dame Elizabeth Taylor's 75th birthday party at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas on February 27, 2007 in Henderson, Nevada.

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Actress Debbie Reynolds (R) unveils the site of the new Hollywood Motion Picture Collection which will house her $30 million collection of movie costumes and props in Hollywood, June 19, 2001, with daughter Carrie Fisher at her side. The movie memorabilia museum, set to open February 2002, will be located at the Hollywood & Highland development which is also the site of the Kodak Theatre, permanent home of the Academy Awards ceremony. 

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Actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher arrive at the premiere of HBO's documentary 'Wishful Drinking' at Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Study on December 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Carrie Fisher (L), Debbie Reynolds, and Billie Lourd attend Paley Center & TCM present Debbie Reynolds' Hollywood memorabilia exhibit reception at The Paley Center for Media on June 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Actress Debbie Reynolds (L) and her daughter Carrie Fisher (R) arrive at the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 10, 2011.

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Actors Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher arrive at the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live.

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Actresses Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher and Joely Fisher arrive at the premiere of HBO's documentary 'Wishful Drinking' at Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Study on December 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds attend the all-star gala and press preview of Profiles in History's Debbie Reynolds-The Auction Finale at Debbie Reynolds's Dance Studio on May 14, 2014 in North Hollywood, California.

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Actresses Debbie Reynolds (L), recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, and Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

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Actress Carrie Fisher (L) and actress Debbie Reynolds attend TNT's 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. 

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Actresses Debbie Reynolds (L), recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, and Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

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"Everything in me demands that my mother be as she always was, even if that way is irritating. She just can't change, that's the rule, and she's fucking with me," Fisher notes early on. "Age is horrible for all of us, but she falls from a greater height."

Now that these two bright lights have gone out, you can't help but view the film through the lens of what we have lost, making the documentary "as satisfying as a good wake," as the Washington Post's review put it. It's a fitting eulogy for two of Hollywood's most fascinating and contradictory figures, each a force of nature in her own way.

Their sometimes combative relationship often drew comparisons to Grey Gardens and Mommie Dearest in the press — no doubt due to Fisher's semi-autobiographical novel, Postcards from the Edge, and its subsequent film adaptation starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine. But the biggest takeaway from Bright Lights is the indisputable devotion between the two women. (Indeed, according to TMZ, Todd Fisher revealed that Reynolds' last words were "I want to be with Carrie.")

"I think I'm my mom's best friend, more than a daughter," Fisher remarks at one point, after she pops across the Beverly Hills compound the two women shared (in separate houses) to visit Reynolds.

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“Sometimes I think all I want to find is a mean guy and make him be nice to me. Or maybe a nice guy who’s a little bit mean to me. But they’re usually too nice too soon or too mean too long” — “Wishful Drinking”

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“Youth and beauty are not accomplishments, they’re the temporary happy by-products of time and/or DNA. Don’t hold your breath for either.” — Twitter

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“I shot through my twenties like a luminous thread through a dark needle, blazing toward my destination: Nowhere.” — “Postcards from the Edge”

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“Debbie remains the girl-next-door, whereas I live somewhere down the street.” — TV Times interview

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“It was Han and Leia during the week, and Carrie and Harrison during the weekend.” — “The Princess Diarist,” talking about her affair with “Star Wars” co-star Harrison Ford

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“Having waited my entire life to get an award for something, anything…I now get awards all the time for being mentally ill. It’s better than being bad at being insane, right? How tragic would it be to be runner-up for Bipolar Woman of the Year?” — “Wishful Drinking”

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"I'm an expert & ABSOLUTELY" -- Twitter, accusing Donald Trump of cocaine sniffles during a presidential debate 

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"Life is a cruel, horrible joke and I am the punch line." -- "Postcards from the Edge"

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"'Look,' he said, 'I don't think we should continue this discussion. I don't like this side of you.' 'I'm not a box,' she said 'I don't have sides. This is it. One side fits all. This is it.'" -- "Postcards from the Edge"

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"In my opinion, a problem derails your life and an inconvenience is not being able to get a nice seat on the un-derailed train." -- "Wishful Drinking"

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"Happy is one of the many things I'm likely to be over the course of a day and certainly over the course of a lifetime. But I think if you have the expectation that you're going to be happy throughout your life -- more to the point, if you have a need to be comfortable all the time -- well, among other things, you have the makings of a classic drug addict or alcoholic." -- "Wishful Drinking"

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"My mother really wants me to be an extension of her wishes, an extension of her, and to a great degree — far more sometimes than I ever would want to — I know what my mother feels and wants, and there's a lot of it."

"I share everything with my daughter — especially the check," Reynolds quips soon after.

While Reynolds is undoubtedly more reserved during her interviews than Fisher, Bright Lights proves to be a revealing portrait of the two stars, excavating old resentments and insecurities as well as the fierce love and protectiveness they shared.

Below, read some of the most candid, poignant and hilarious quotes from Bright Lights:

Carrie Fisher on the one thing her mother never forgave her for: "The biggest thing I did that broke my mother's heart was not do a nightclub act. My mother would say 'do drugs, do whatever you need to do, but why don't you sing?' That was my big rebellion."

Debbie Reynolds on Carrie's singing talents: "Carrie's daddy Eddie had a great voice. I guess she doesn't want to be Eddie and she doesn't want to be Debbie; she wants to be Carrie, so she'll do it her way."

Fisher on her troubled relationship with her father, Eddie Fisher: "He came and stayed with me; he came to me and said, 'I need like 5, 10 thousand dollars for clothes.' I said, 'I don't have it.' He went, 'you don't have it?' And he now points to my house, 'you don't have it?' I said, 'dad, you're a singer, not an actor — don't make a scene.'"

Fisher on her father's fading star: "It just makes me cringe when you think about stars who aren't stars anymore; it's humiliating."

Reynolds on her failed marriages: "I should've married Burt Reynolds; I wouldn't have to change my last name, and we could share wigs."

Fisher on her mother's work ethic: "It is very frustrating for her because inside, my mom is the same person, and she doesn't want to retire. She does not want to retire. Performing gives her life, it feeds her in a way that family cannot. That's why I think we've always been frustrating, because people aren't cooperative, audiences are... When you're her, they are."

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CANADA - CIRCA 1900: Debbie Reynolds (Photo by Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds ice skating at Grossinger's where they were married.
(Original Caption) When Eddie Fisher first looked at Debbie Reynolds, the girl of his choice, writes Louella O. Parsons in her story of the Eddie-Debbie romance, he though she 'looked good enough to eat with a spoon.' See why?
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American actors Gregory Peck and Debbie Reynolds on the set of How the West Was Won, directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
The American actress, singer and dancer Debbie Reynolds fishing by the sea, during a break in the shooting of 'Three little words'. USA, 1950 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - UNDATED: Singer and actress Debbie Reynolds poses for a photo circa mid 1950's in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Educated plaid...Hollywood: For summer school days and right into Fall, young actress Debbie Reynolds wears a button-front plaid cotton dress with demure, rounded collar and three-quarter sleeves. Combining jade and grass-green for the plaid, the dress can be worn with white accessories now - dark green or black when the Fall term begins.
(GERMANY OUT) 23.08.1912, Schauspieler, Tänzer, USA, mit Debbie Reynolds in, 'Du sollst mein Glücksstern sein', ( Singin' in the rain ), Regie: Stanley Donen und G.Kelly, - 1952 (Photo by ullstein bild via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Leap Year Valentines...Never, never pretend you're this type of helpless female, cautions Deborah Reynolds, demonstrating how not to behave at the beach. 'Makes men shy away,' she explains.
(Original Caption) Film star Debbie Reynolds is in a position to laugh off April showers, as she adds an umbrella to the wearing of a slicker, hat and boots. Then to top it off, she climbs into a big cardboard box, which leaves her high and dry. The April rain hasn't a chance here.
(Original Caption) Not Thinking of a White Christmas...Olympic star Bob Mathias enjoys the company of film stars Debbie Reynolds and Celeste Holm on the beach at Acapulco during vacation at this Mexican tropical resort. Besides enjoying the warm surf the trio tried out a paddle board for thrills in Caleta Bay. One thing for sure- they'll have to look at the calendar when Christmas comes -- the weather will never tip them off that it's that time of year.
1953: Actors Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds pose for a potrait session next to a car and she jumps in 1953 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frank Worth, Courtesy of Capital Art/Getty Images)
Debbie Reynolds dancing on football set in a scene from the film 'I Love Melvin', 1953. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
Actress Debbie Reynolds gets ready to throw a pass to kick off the football season, Hollywood, California, 1953. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) 'Simply' sophisticated. Glamour-plus...A dress for cover-girls. Linen sheath perfect for the afternoon sun. Sheer organdy for the cover-up wrap makes the dress a perfect convertible for evening dinner-and-dancing at the country club.
(Original Caption) The young man of might with his arms full of Jane Powell and Debbie Reynolds (right) is Steve Reeves, better known as 'Mr. America of 1947'; 'Mr. World of 1949' and 'Mr. Universe of 1950.' He will appear with the two beauties in a forthcoming film.
(Original Caption) Las Vegas, Nevada: Romance? Hollywood star Debbie Reynolds and Singer Eddie Fisher are reported headed for the altar in Las Vegas where the young couple spent the fourth of July holidays. Following their arrival, they spent the day at the pool of Wilbur Clark's desert Inn where Debbie is a guest.
circa 1955: Full-length promotional studio portrait of American actor Debbie Reynolds sitting on the base of an overturned tree with her hands on her hips, in front of a lavender backdrop. She wears a strapless black unitard lined with ermine and a muff on her arm. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
American singer, actor and entertainer Eddie Fisher (1928 - 2010) in a tree with his wife, singer and actress Debbie Reynolds, circa 1955. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1955: Photo of Debbie Reynolds Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
American actress and dancer Debbie Reynolds in ballet costume, circa 1955. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
There's no lull between the scenes for Vic Damone and Debbie Reynolds, while they're in their element before the cameras, the two are entertainers at heart and have no trouble passing the time. Here, they make merry by kicking up their heels between shootings of Hit The Deck.
LOS ANGELES,CA - JULY 3,1955: A guest attends actress Debbie Reynolds pool party in Los Angeles,CA. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Eddie Fishers Relax in Miami. Miami Beach, Fla.: Popular singer Eddie Fisher and his recent bride, film star Debbie Reynolds, enjoy a water-skiing jaunt on Biscayne Bay while relaxing between shows.
(Original Caption) Eddie and Debbie Vacation in Nassau. Nassau, Bahamas: Singer Eddie Fisher and his actress wife, Debbie Reynolds pose in a happy closeup while vacationing in Nassau. Fisher, an avid under-water swimmer had just come up from Davy Jones' locker to pose with his wife. The couple is vacationing at the Emerald Beach Hotel in the British Resort City.
(Original Caption) Debbie Reynolds Arrives at Idlewild Airport in Bad Weather. Queens, New York, New York: Debbie Reynolds on ramp with TWA public relations man, Paul Correri. Camille Williams, Debbie's dancer/friend, is on left. March 6, 1959.
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(Original Caption) Thanks his lucky star...Smiling proudly over his brand-new football, and a picture of screen star Debbie Reynolds, 7-year-old Ritchie Schreiber is a grateful recipient of the actress' gift to his gridiron gang. As the kids were playing on a vacant lot in Detroit, a motorist ran over their football, and drove off without stopping to see the downhearted small fry to apologize. Miss Reynolds, who was driving by at the time, saw the incident, and thinking it was a low-down trick, stopped and gave the lads money for a new pigskin.
(Original Caption) Among happy spectators at opening last night 9/7 of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Memorial Sports Arena were Debbie Reynolds (left), daughter Carrie, and actor Carleton Carpenter, a friend of the family.
A team of celebrities challenged the New York Croquet Club yesterday in what may have been the first such tournament on the croquet court in Central Park near the Tavern on the Green. Lining up her shot is Jo Loesser, widow of composer Frank Loes ser. Kevin McCarthy, one of the pros from the club, prepares to blast-er croquet is the proper term-the ball played by Debbie Reynolds of the celebrity squad. September 30, 1973. (Photo by Frank Leonardo/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
LA MIRADA, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Entertainer Debbie Reynolds tries out some of the exercise equipment 18 November 1999 at the ceremonies opening the 'A Day Away Center', a day-health care center for patients suffering from Alzheimer's. Approximately 4 million Americans including former U.S. President Ronald Reagan suffer from the debilitating disease which is the fourth leading cause of death among older adults. (Photo credit should read JOHN T. BARR/AFP/Getty Images)
A team of celebrities challenged the New York Croquet Club yesterday in what may have been the first such tournament on the croquet court in Central Park near the Tavern on the Green. Lining up her shot is Jo Loesser, widow of composer Frank Loes ser. Kevin McCarthy, one of the pros from the club, prepares to blast-er croquet is the proper term-the ball played by Debbie Reynolds of the celebrity squad. September 30, 1973. (Photo by Frank Leonardo/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
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Fisher on her childhood: "It was a prototype life. We were getting ready for a photo shoot all the time. That was what Todd and I shared; Todd and I had a shared history of weirdness."

Fisher on Postcards from the Edge: "I was very unhappy back then. I was just a mess, and some of the things that are in the movie happened."

Fisher on being bipolar: "I knew something was the matter with me — I went too fast, I was too much, and I was embarrassed of it."

Reynolds on Carrie's mental health struggles: "Manic depressive is a disease that was not diagnosed then, so nobody knew what was going on. It's a constant battle that takes all of us to assure her that she's loved and that we'll get her. It's hard, that's the hardest part."

Fisher on fan conventions: "We are at a lap dance — celebrity lap dance, where celebrities of all shapes and ages sign autographs for cash prizes. It's sort of like going to a strip club, except they don't stuff cash in your underwear."

Fisher on Princess Leia: "They love her and I'm her custodian and I'm the closet you're gonna get. She's me and I'm her."

Fisher on dealing with the paparazzi after her father left her mother to date Elizabeth Taylor: "They were trampling me and Todd to get to her. The sensation was that she belonged to them."

Fisher on struggling with her weight: "My question is, if you die when you're fat, are you a fat ghost, or do you go back to a flattering time?"

Reynolds on her career ambitions: "I'm gonna stay on stage until I drop dead, and then I'm gonna have myself stuffed like Trigger, and then I'll put me in a museum."

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Meg Ryan arrives for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Actor Ed Begley Jr. arrives for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Meryl Streep arrives for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Ellen Barkin leaves the private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Jamie Lee Curtis leaves the private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: General view of guests arriveing for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow leaves the private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: General view of the last known residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Singer Courtney Love arrives for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Meryl Streep arrives for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Singer Courtney Love arrives for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 05: Actor Ed Begley Jr. arrives for a private memorial at the former residence of actress Carrie Fisher January 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Fisher, 60, died December 27, 2016 after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles December 23. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher's mother, died December 28, 2016 of an apparent stroke. It has been reported that a joint funeral service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the coming days. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
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Fisher on losing her virginity: "My mother offered for me to have sex with this guy Albert, and she would supervise Albert and I having sex. She apparently had some tips on that... 'you take the staff of life, and the grapes.'"

Fisher on her bipolar disorder: "You know what would be so cool? To get to the end of my personality and just lay in the sun."

Reynolds, after receiving the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, when asked if she'd accept another one: "I can't answer it because it's too special and I won't be here then, I will have gone on. You don't get a chance to have a moment like this very often."

Both on keeping it real:

Fisher: "Do you like Todd better than me?

Reynolds: No, it's just that you're different, every child is different.

Fisher: I don't buy this.

Reynolds: You never bought anything I said so far.

Fisher: What does he get in the will and what do I get?

Reynolds: Oh, I'm not gonna tell anybody that."

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