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Funny: UHF
  • For starters, "SUPPLIES!".
  • "Nothing! Absolutely Nothing! Stupid! YOU SO STUPID!"
  • "Just call me Mr. Butterfingers!"
  • The second bit with Uncle Nutsy's Clubhouse, wherein George tells the children about how horrible life is, followed by an incredibly pessimistic explanation of the Roadrunner cartoons as George slips into tears.
    George: Right now I'd like to show you one of my favorite cartoons. It's a sad, depressing story about a pathetic Coyote who spends every waking moment his life in the futile pursuit of a sadistic roadrunner, who mocks him and laughs at him as he's repeatedly crushed and maimed! I hope you enjoy it!
    • The preceding bit where one of the children complains "I wanna go home" and George immediately snaps back with "Shut up, you little weasel!"
  • "You found the marble in the oatmeal! You get to drink from the FIRE HOSE!"
  • We don't need no stinking badgers!
  • "...With just a hint of cheese."
  • The end, where we find out Philo's true identity.
  • George's desperate phone call to Teri. Especially the high-pitched intake of breath at the end of the clip.
  • John Paragon's performance as Richard Fletcher, the middle-aged news correspondent still desperately trying to seek the approval of his father, who just happens to be R.J. Fletcher.
    R.J.: What do you think R.J. Fletcher Senior would be saying if he were alive today?!
    Richard: [whispered to his associates] Help! let me out of this box! I can't breathe in here! Hey, let me out!!
  • "Today, we're gonna teach poodles how to fly!" Tears. Breathing problems. Falling out of furniture.
    • Then there's the fact that Raul & his show just mysteriously appears with no input from either George or Bob.
      Bob: "Where did you find this guy?"
      George: "Me?! I thought you hired him."
  • Stanley basically driving Fletcher's gang of thugs bonkers while being held captive...especially his sudden, out-of-the-blue rendition of the Bonanza theme song. Stanley waving his mop around as a light saber (complete with *WHOOM WHOOM* sound effects) as well.
  • Stanley's speech (the Shout-Out to Network is of course a Crowning Moment Of Awesome, but the fact that he takes the original angry rant and turns it into something about cleaning floors...
    "This is my new mop. George, my friend, he gave me this mop. This is a pretty good mop. It's not as good as my first mop. I miss my first mop, but this is still a good mop. Sometimes you just hafta take what life gives ya, 'cause life is like a mop and sometimes life gets full of dirt and crud and bugs and hairballs and stuff... you, you, you gotta clean it out. You, you, you gotta put it in here and rinse it off and start all over again and, and sometimes, sometimes life sticks to the floor so bad you know a mop, a mop, it's not good enough, it's not good enough. You, you gotta get down there, like, with a toothbrush, you know, and you gotta, you gotta really scrub 'cause you gotta get it off. You gotta really try to get it off. But if that doesn't work, that doesn't work, you can't give up. You gotta, you gotta stand right up. You, you gotta run to a window and say, 'Hey! These floors are dirty as hell, and I'm not gonna take it any more!'"
  • George at the Channel 8 building and finding Stanley fighting one of Fletcher's goons over the mop.
  • Spatula City, for being more than just a fleeting one-off, but drawn out to a full 30-second commercial with thoroughly-detailed set.
    Announcer: What better way to say "I love you" than with the gift... of a spatula?
  • When George first meets R.J., even the phone stops ringing.
  • Even the beginning has some hilarious moments:
  • Stanley's introduction in the film, where we get this exchange which establishes him as a total Cloudcuckoolander.
    Stanley: Uh, you wanted to see me sir?
    R.J.: That's right! I think you know why I called you in here?
    Stanley: Uhhhhhh...Because you're lonely?
  • Some of R.J. Fletcher's insults: "irresponsible pus-brains" & "a festering bowl on dog snot" come to mind. What can I say? The old guy loves his mucus.
  • Emo Phillips and his cameo as Joe Early, shop teacher and (as usual with Emo) major Cloud Cuckoolander. Particularly, the Major Injury Underreaction to slicing off his thumb.
    • In one cut longer version of the scene, Joe casually puts the thumb in his pocket and, in another cut, in his mouth, then continues, "Now over here, we have the drill press!" causing a look of pure horror on George's face.
    • Not really part of the film, but in Al's episode of VH-1's Behind the Music, Emo discusses his role in UHF and says, "I still get royalty checks," then holds a check up to the camera. It's a check for $0.06. "The gift that keeps on giving," Emo says.
  • George goes to Teri's place for dinner.
    Teri: "George, did you get fired again?"
    George: *screaming* "YES! YES! IT'S ALL TRUE! *bangs head on counter* I JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT'S WRONG WITH MEEEEEEEEEEE!!!" *quick mood change* "So what's for dinner?"
  • Considering Al later said the scene was kind of tacked onto the movie, the whole "Town Talk" sequence is pretty damn funny. Especially....
    Announcer: "America watched in amazement as he opened Al Capone's glove compartment!..."
    George: "Ahhh-hah...ROAD MAPS!!!"
    • And the big upcoming episode preview:
    George (with bandaged up nose): "Lesbian Nazi Hookers Abducted By UFOs and Forced Into Weight-Loss Programs, all this week on TOWN TALK! *gets violently hit by chair* "
    • Also:
    George: Sex with furniture. Whaddya think?
  • The station's mop being revoked from Stanley after his termination from Channel 8. R.J., Jr. is tugging at the mop trying to pull it out of Stanley's hands, and Stanley ends up being dragged around on the floor as he desperately holds on. The funniest part is when George walks around the corner and finds them like this with no context.
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