Quotable TV Quips

According to a Entertainment Weekly polling these are some of the greatest TV Quotes.

I saved you the time of having to go look through them by just typing them up here.  [Don’t sue me EW.]

24.  “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia” – Jan Brady, The Brady Bunch

23.  “Maybe the dingo ate your baby” – Elaine Benes, Seinfeld

22.  “The tribe has spoken” – Jeff Probst, Survivor

21.  “Save the cheerleader, save the world!” – Hiro Nakamura, Heroes

20.  “We were on a break” – Ross Geller, Friends

19.  “Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose.” – Eric Taylor, Friday Night Lights

18.  “It's going to be legen — wait for it, and I hope you're not lactose intolerant because the second half of that word is dairy — legen-DARY!” – Barney, How I Met Your Mother

17.  “Pick me.  Choose me.  Love me.” – Meredith Grey, Grey’s Anatomy

16.  “We’re not worthy!” – Wayne and Garth, SNL

15.  “Oh my God, they killed Kenny!” – Stan and Kyle, Southpark

14.  “If the apocalypse comes, beep me!” – Buffy Summers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

13.  “They’re called illusions, Michael. A trick is something a whore does for money.” – Gob Bluth, Arrested Development

12.  “Idiots are fun; no wonder every village wants one.” – Dr. Gregory House, House

11.  “Make it work.” – Tim Gunn, Project Runway

10.  “Here’s to alcohol, the cause of – and solution to – all life’s problems.” – Homer Simpson, The Simpsons

9.  “The most exciting, challenging, and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself.  And if you find someone to love the you that you love…well, that’s just fabulous.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City

8.  “The sea was angry that day, my friends.  Like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli.” – George Costanza, Seinfeld

7.  “So what, no f—in’ ziti now?” – A.J. Soprano, The Sopranos

6.  “If we can’t live together…we’re gonna die alone.” – Jack Shephard, Lost

5.  “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.” – Les Nessman, WKRP in Cincinnati

4.  “Oy with the poodles already!” – Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls

3.  “Make it so.” – Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Star Trek: The Next Generation

2.  “You expect to get screwed by your company.  But you never expect to get screwed by your girlfriend.” – Michael Scott, The Office

1.  “You’re got spunk…I hate spunk.” – Lou Grant, Mary Tyler Moore


Not a bad list…but I’m curious what you and I would add.  I lighted the ones in red that I really like, and below are some that I would add.  You might notice that they are Seinfeld heavy…


-          "Nip it!"  - Barney Fife, The Andy Griffith Show

-          "Suit up!" - Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother

-          "How YOU doin'?" - Joey Tribbiani, Friends

-          "No soup for you!" - The Soup Nazi, Seinfeld

-          "Jane, you ignorant slut" - Dan Aykroyd to Jane Curtin, Saturday Night Live

-          "Yada, yada, yada" - Seinfeld

-          “That’s what she said.” – Michael Scott, The Office

-          “Excellent!” – C. Montgomery Burns, The Simpsons

-          “Serenity now!” – Frank Costanza, Seinfeld

-          “I got hand!” – George Costanza, Seinfeld

-          “You know we’re living in a society!” – George Costanza, Seinfeld

-          “I could get uromisotisis poisoning and die…that’s why.” – Jerry, Seinfeld

-          “These pretzels are making me thirsty.’ – Kramer, Seinfeld

-          “So I bowl.  What’s really disturbing is that I’m good at it.” – Dexter, Dexter

-          “Do something to make me hate you.” “Um, go Hitler.” – Rory and Lorelai, Gilmore Girls


What would you add?


1 comment:

carlyp said...

"Does she fit in a rowboat?"
..."No she doesn't fit in a rowboat!" ~Michael and Phyllis in the Office

"Unagi" "Salmon Skin Roll"
~Ross and Rachel on Friends

"Seriously? Serioulsy!"
~Meredeth Gray, Gray's Anatomy

"Bears. Beets. Battlestar Gallactica"
~Dwight. The office