Lawyer: Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?
Witness: All my autopsies are performed on dead people.
Lawyer: Do you recall the time that you examined the body?
Witness: The autopsy started around 8:30 p.m.
Lawyer: And Mr. Johnson was dead at the time?
Witness: No, he was sitting on the table wondering why I was doing an autopsy.
The next day the testimony of the doctor continued. (same lawyer)
Lawyer: Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse?
Lawyer: Did you check for blood pressure?
Lawyer: Did you check for breathing?
Lawyer: So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy?
Lawyer: How can you be so sure, Doctor?
Witness: Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar.
Lawyer: But could the patient have still been alive nevertheless?
Witness: It is possible that he could have been alive and practicing law somewhere.
Lawyer: Do you know if your daughter has ever been involved in the voodoo or occult?
Witness: We both do.
Witness: Yes we do.
Lawyer: You do?
Witness: Yes, voodoo.
Lawyer: How was your first marriage terminated?
Witness: By death.
Lawyer: And by whose death was it terminated?
Lawyer: So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th?
Lawyer: And what were you doing at that time?
Lawyer: What is your date of birth?
Witness: July fifteenth.
Lawyer: What year?
Witness: Every year !
Lawyer: How many times have you committed suicide?
Witness: (looking confused) Is that a question?
Lawyer: Trooper, when you stopped the defendant, were your red and blue lights flashing?
Lawyer: Did the defendant say anything when she got out of her car?
Witness: Yes, sir.
Lawyer: What did she say?
Witness: She said ‘What disco am I at?’
Lawyer: Mr. Smith, you went on a rather elaborate honeymoon, didn’t you?
Witness: I went to Europe, Sir.
Lawyer: And you took your new wife?
Lawyer: You say the stairs went down to the basement?
Lawyer: And these stairs, did they go up also?
Lawyer: She had three children, right?
Lawyer: How many were boys?
Lawyer: Were there any girls?
Lawyer: Can you describe the individual you saw?
Witness: He was about medium height and had a beard.
Lawyer: Was this a male, or a female?
Lawyer: And where was the location of the accident?
Witness: Approximately milepost 499.
Lawyer: And where is milepost 499?
Witness: Probably between milepost 498 and 500.
Lawyer: Now doctor, isn’t it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn’t know about it until the next morning?
Lawyer: Was it you or your younger brother who was killed in the war?
Witness: What do you think counselor.
Lawyer: Did he kill you?
Witness: Excuse me counselor can you repeat the question?
Lawyer: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?
Witness: No, this is how I dress when I go to work.
Lawyer: What was the first thing your husband said to you when he woke that morning?
Witness: He said, “Where am I, Cathy?”
Lawyer: And why did that upset you?
Witness: My name is Susan.
Lawyer: What happened then?
Witness: He told me, he says, “I have to kill you because you can identify me”
Lawyer. And did he kill you?
Lawyer: (Showing the witness a picture) That’s You?
Lawyer: And you where present Right ! when the picture was taken ?
Lawyer: Did you blow your horn or anything?
Witness: After the accident?
Lawyer: Before the accident.
Witness: Sure, I played for ten years. I even went to school for it.