History Funny / PaulWilliams

7th Feb '16 5:42:05 AM arrgh
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-->"'''Faust'''": "I was not myself last night / couldn't set things with apologies or flowers..."

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-->"'''Faust'''": "I was not myself last night / couldn't set things right with apologies or flowers..."
20th May '15 4:31:24 PM nombretomado
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* When he accepted his AcademyAward for co-writing "Evergreen" (from the 1976 remake of ''Film/AStarIsBorn''), he admitted "I was going to thank all the little people, but then I realized I am the little people."

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* When he accepted his AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for co-writing "Evergreen" (from the 1976 remake of ''Film/AStarIsBorn''), he admitted "I was going to thank all the little people, but then I realized I am the little people."
13th Oct '13 12:21:51 PM Bastard1
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* When he accepted his AcademyAward for co-writing "Evergreen" (from the 1976 remake of ''A Star Is Born''), he admitted "I was going to thank all the little people, but then I realized I am the little people."

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* When he accepted his AcademyAward for co-writing "Evergreen" (from the 1976 remake of ''A Star Is Born''), ''Film/AStarIsBorn''), he admitted "I was going to thank all the little people, but then I realized I am the little people."


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-->"'''Faust'''": "I was not myself last night / couldn't set things with apologies or flowers..."
-->"'''Upholstery'''": "I was not myself last night / lost a fight, my woodie barely running..."
* "[[VillainSong Bad Guys]]" from ''Film/BugsyMalone'' is just such a delightfully irreverent indulgence in "evil"... as defined by, you know, little kids. And then there's Paul's {{Joisey}} accent...
-->"We could have been anything that we wanted to be / with all the talent we had / with little training, we mastered complaining / Manners seemed unnecessary / we're so rude it's almost scary!"
7th Feb '13 9:01:31 PM Bastard1
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-->"You know, when they asked me to do the show, I was delighted -- I mean, this is a great show to do - I have a special reason to be very excited. You see, except for me, the entire cast is Muppets. Muppets are little, tiny things. For the first time in my life, no one will make jokes about how short I am; for the first time in my life, I am the tallest person on the show. ''[Human-sized Muppets walk on stage]'' For the first time in my life I will cry in front of thirty million people."

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-->"You know, when they asked me to do the show, I was delighted -- I mean, this is a great show to do - I have a special reason to be very excited. You see, except for me, the entire cast is Muppets. Muppets are little, tiny things. For the first time in my life, no one will make jokes about how short I am; [[TemptingFate for the first time in my life, I am the tallest person on the show.show]]. ''[Human-sized Muppets walk on stage]'' For the first time in my life I will cry in front of thirty million people."



* Appearing on a talk show in full ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' make-up to promote ''Battle for the Planet of the Apes'' (in which he played Virgil), and even performing a song.

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* Appearing on a Generally, any talk show appearance by Mr. Williams is bound to result in at least one memorably hilarious moment. In one of his many appearances on ''The Johnny Carson Show'', he appeared in full ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' make-up to promote ''Battle for the Planet of the Apes'' (in which he played Virgil), and even performing a song.song.
-->"This is... seven months of nothing but banana daiquiris."



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* "Upholstery" from ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'' is hilarious both on account of being an AffectionateParody of early [[Music/TheBeachBoys Beach Boys]] song tropes, and due to being a completely massacred, commercialized version of the song "Faust" from the same. The titular Phantom's [[BerserkButton reaction to it]] also counts.
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31st Jan '13 3:58:55 PM Sapphirea
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* When he accepted his AcademyAward for co-writing "Evergreen" (from the 1976 remake of ''A Star Is Born", he admitted "I was going to thank all the little people, but then I realized I am the little people."

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* When he accepted his AcademyAward for co-writing "Evergreen" (from the 1976 remake of ''A Star Is Born", Born''), he admitted "I was going to thank all the little people, but then I realized I am the little people."
31st Jan '13 3:58:38 PM Sapphirea
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* When he accepted his AcademyAward for co-writing "Evergreen" (from the 1976 remake of ''A Star Is Born", he admitted "I was going to thank all the little people, but then I realized I am the little people."
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27th Oct '12 5:13:33 PM MarkLungo
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-->'''Williams''': Hey Charlie, you wanna mail this to Pittsburgh?

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-->'''Williams''': Hey Charlie, you wanna mail this to Pittsburgh?UsefulNotes/{{Pittsburgh}}?
27th Oct '12 5:13:01 PM MarkLungo
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* His guest appearance on ''TheMuppetShow'', alongside heartwarming versions of "An Old Fashioned Love Song" and "Sad Song", features some, if you will, evergreen classic moments of Muppet hilarity:

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* His guest appearance on ''TheMuppetShow'', ''Series/TheMuppetShow'', alongside heartwarming versions of "An Old Fashioned Love Song" and "Sad Song", features some, if you will, evergreen classic moments of Muppet hilarity:
27th Oct '12 5:12:53 PM MarkLungo
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* Appearing on a talk show in full ''PlanetOfTheApes'' make-up to promote ''Battle for the Planet of the Apes'' (in which he played Virgil), and even performing a song.

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* Appearing on a talk show in full ''PlanetOfTheApes'' ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' make-up to promote ''Battle for the Planet of the Apes'' (in which he played Virgil), and even performing a song.song.
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5th Jun '12 5:38:13 PM Bastard1
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*His guest appearance on ''TheMuppetShow'', alongside heartwarming versions of "An Old Fashioned Love Song" and "Sad Song", features some, if you will, evergreen classic moments of Muppet hilarity:
-->"You know, when they asked me to do the show, I was delighted -- I mean, this is a great show to do - I have a special reason to be very excited. You see, except for me, the entire cast is Muppets. Muppets are little, tiny things. For the first time in my life, no one will make jokes about how short I am; for the first time in my life, I am the tallest person on the show. ''[Human-sized Muppets walk on stage]'' For the first time in my life I will cry in front of thirty million people."
** At the travel agency:
-->'''Beautiful Day Monster''': ''[For the umpteenth time, in the same exact tone of voice]'' You got anything... cheaper?
-->'''Paul Williams''': Yeah, I think I can work something out for you, pal.
-->''[Williams pulls a lever that brings down a 500-pound weight, flattening the Muppet]''
-->'''Williams''': Hey Charlie, you wanna mail this to Pittsburgh?
* Appearing on a talk show in full ''PlanetOfTheApes'' make-up to promote ''Battle for the Planet of the Apes'' (in which he played Virgil), and even performing a song.
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