History Main / SigningOffCatchPhrase

5th Oct '17 8:49:11 AM Mdumas43073
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* And from Creator/CaseyKasem: "Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars!"

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* And from Creator/CaseyKasem: Creator/CaseyKasem, on ''Radio/AmericanTop40'': "Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars!"
9th Sep '17 4:02:25 AM CaptEquinox
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* Before 24 hour TV and radio stations became common place (and still used if a station needs goes off the air for something like maintenance), most stations would say something to the effect of "Thank you for watching, and have a good night" or "[insert call sign here] now ends our broadcast day, to return to the air tomorrow morning at [time]" shortly before shutting down for the night. They were legally required to give the name of the company that owned the station, plus the broadcast site, frequency, wattage and location of transmitter and antenna. Stations also usually had a musical Signing Off Catch Phrase in the form of the national anthem of whatever country the station is in, which is also a legal requirement in countries like the United States or Mexico. Many ended off with an hour or so of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian-head_test_pattern The Test Pattern]].

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* Before 24 hour TV and radio stations became common place commonplace (and still used if a station needs goes off the air for something like maintenance), most stations would say something to the effect of "Thank you for watching, and have a good night" or "[insert call sign here] now ends our broadcast day, to return to the air tomorrow morning at [time]" shortly before shutting down for the night. They were legally required to give the name of the company that owned the station, plus the broadcast site, frequency, wattage and location of transmitter and antenna. Stations also usually had There was often a Sermonette or brief prayer or reflection after that, leading into a musical Signing Off Catch Phrase in the form of the national anthem of whatever country the station is in, which is also a in (a legal requirement in some countries including Mexico). U.S. stations often used the Lord's Prayer (one memorable version had Chief Shatka Bear Step (Nez Perce) giving the prayer in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhLLHjn5sNc Native American sign language]]), [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjKj_k18OI "America the Beautiful" with nature scenes]], "This Is My Country", "God Bless America" or "My Country 'Tis Of Thee", or a poem like the United States or Mexico. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoL-KCFbIpA High Flight]]. Some versions of "The Star Spangled Banner" [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5bdonWlbL8 could get pretty creative with their video production]].[[note]]"Flag Evolution" was produced in 1971 by Saxton Graphics Associates and aired on many stations.[[/note]] Many ended off with an hour or so of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian-head_test_pattern The Test Pattern]].
24th Jul '17 1:18:56 PM BKelly95
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* [=BlackPanthaa=] normally signs off his videos with "Until next time, peace." while flashing a peace sign.
* [=TheJimmyJ57=] ends his [[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV GTA]] ''Pimp My Ride'' videos by saying "And, as always, have a good day."
* [=MrBossFTW=] says "And I'll see you guys in the next video." when he concludes his videos.
* Tom Matthews would end his ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' ''Series/TopGear'' videos the same way Clarkson ended the actual series ("And on that bombshell, it's time to end.") In the SpiritualSuccessor ''Gear Knobs'', he signs off with "And I'm sorry for wasting your time."
9th Jul '17 8:54:12 AM nombretomado
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* During WorldWarTwo, news broadcasts kind of suspended the greetings/signoff thing as the news roundup came into being and reporters in key hotspots just gave matter-of-fact accounts of what they saw and heard. CBS' Roger Mudd has more about this in his book ''The Place To Be''.

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* During WorldWarTwo, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, news broadcasts kind of suspended the greetings/signoff thing as the news roundup came into being and reporters in key hotspots just gave matter-of-fact accounts of what they saw and heard. CBS' Roger Mudd has more about this in his book ''The Place To Be''.
6th Jul '17 2:50:05 PM KingLyger
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[[folder:Music]]
* Heavy metal band Music/{{Disturbed}} always ends concerts the same way, with lead singer/frontman David Draiman turning a [[CrowdSong chant]] into a sort of CallAndResponseSong. After which, Draiman will thank the city and promise to return soon, ending with "Peace!"
-->'''David:''' Say our name with us now! Together, my brothers and sisters, my blood! We are!\\
'''Crowd:''' Disturbed!\\
'''David:''' We are!\\
'''Crowd:''' Disturbed!\\
'''David:''' We are!\\
'''Crowd:''' Disturbed!\\
'''David:''' We all are!\\
'''Crowd:''' DISTURBED!
[[/folder]]
26th Jun '17 10:27:48 PM JMQwilleran
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* ''Series/CandidCamera'': "Don't be surprised if sometime, somewhere, someplace, when you least expect it, someone steps up to you and says... 'Smile, you're on ''Candid Camera''!'" Often preceded by a variant of something like "So whether you're out shopping at the mall, going to the movies, or just relaxing at the cafe after a day at work..."
21st Jun '17 10:24:50 AM KneadToKnow
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* ''Series/GreenAcres'': This has been a Creator/Filmways presentation, dahling."

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* ''Series/GreenAcres'': This "This has been a Creator/Filmways {{Creator/Filmways}} presentation, dahling."
21st Jun '17 10:24:14 AM KneadToKnow
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* ''Series/GreenAcres'': This has been a Creator/Filmways presentation, dahling."
21st Jun '17 10:08:31 AM KneadToKnow
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** On one episode of Series/Pyramid, celebrity contestant Dick Cavett asked the host ''just'' as he was about to deliver his sign off, "Who are you for now?" which at first just slightly confused him, and then, as he attempted to go forward (the show was ending after all), completely broke him up as the BrickJoke hit him.

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** On one episode of Series/Pyramid, {{Series/Pyramid}}, celebrity contestant Dick Cavett asked the host ''just'' as he was about to deliver his sign off, "Who are you for now?" which at first just slightly confused him, and then, as he attempted to go forward (the show was ending after all), completely broke him up as the BrickJoke hit him.
21st Jun '17 10:06:56 AM KneadToKnow
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** On one episode of Series/Pyramid, celebrity contestant Dick Cavett asked the host ''just'' as he was about to deliver his sign off, "Who are you for now?" which at first just slightly confused him, and then, as he attempted to go forward (the show was ending after all), completely broke him up as the BrickJoke hit him.
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