[Ads-l] Help Sought on Modern TV Catchphrases

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 16 10:17:40 EDT 2016


Just quoted on MSNBC's "AM Joy" and attributed to _Mad Men_: "You will
never be able to believe how much it didn't happen."

Various variants online.

JL

On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 7:07 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Op"All that, and all that matters"
> Charlie Rose
> CBS This Morning
>
> "Go! Learn things!"
> Dwayne Pride
> NCIS New Orleans
>
> The Hungry for Power Games
> Stephen Colbert
> The Late Show
>
> I don't know what you do with Gibb's Rules. They go up Rule 70, but I doubt
> the actual rules count more that. There is also the trademark smack to the
> back of the head.
> Jethro Gibbs
> NCIS
>
> "See you on the radio"
> Charles Osgood
> CBS News Sunday Morning
>
> On Oct 15, 2016 7:27 PM, "Shapiro, Fred" <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:
>
> > One of my difficult challenges in compiling the second edition of the
> Yale
> > Book of Quotations is to determine the most famous TV catchphrases of
> > recent decades (difficult because I haven't watched many of even the most
> > popular shows).  If any of you have watched enough modern TV to be able
> to
> > help, I would welcome any feedback as to which of the following are "top
> > 100 TV catchphrases of all time" material.  Any input on relative
> > fame/cultural importance ranking among these catchphrases would also be
> > very valuable.  And, of course, suggestions of other very famous
> > catchphrases from recent shows would be great.
> >
> >
> > Burn!
> >
> > That 70s Show
> >
> >
> > Pikachu, I choose you!
> >
> > Pokemon
> >
> >
> > Hooraay, I'm useful!
> >
> > Futurama
> >
> >
> > Prettyyyyy, prettyyyy, prettyyyy, pretty good.
> >
> > Curb Your Enthusiasm
> >
> >
> > Sheeeeeeeeeeeeeet.
> >
> > The Wire
> >
> >
> > Hey Brother.
> >
> > Arrested Development
> >
> >
> > Let's hug it out, bitch.
> >
> > Entourage
> >
> >
> > Suit up!
> >
> > How I Met Your Mother
> >
> >
> > Bazinga
> >
> > Big Bang Theory
> >
> >
> > Blerg!
> >
> > 30 Rock
> >
> >
> > That's what she said.
> >
> > The Office
> >
> >
> > Some of these I have never heard of even though I have watched the shows
> > to some extent (That 70s Show, Futurama, Curb Your Enthusiasm).
> >
> >
> > Fred Shapiro
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> >
>
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