Quotes: Aliens Steal Cable
We have long studied your puny Terran broadcasts and analysed every detail of your primitive speech. Now, take me to your leader. Take me to ... Tinky Winky.
Know what I hate about deep space? Crap radio stations from two centuries back. Gosh, we were idiots.
We are communicating across the vast chasm of space. Do we truly want the phrase "Robot Pornography" to be broadcast across the cosmos to become some distant, advanced Alien civilization's first impression of mankind?
Graeme: Suppose the aliens got their whole idea of what humans are like through watching television!
Graeme: If they've got any moral feelings at all...
They'll blast us out of the universe!
"It's a fairly well known fact that the Earth's television transmissions bounce around the atmosphere and off satellites positioned around the Earth's orbit. Some of these signals are beamed far into space where they could, potentially, be picked up by aliens. What? You don't believe in aliens? You better think again. The Earth is being threatened by something, and it's sure not human..."
“Wait. Hello, Megan!
is a TV show
Green Beetle: "For years, the one you call 'Martian Manhunter' has sent communications from your world to ours. Television signals. They are quite entertaining!"
Robin III: "All Martians love television."
"Remember what happened last time you woke us up for a supposed distress signal? We spent three whole weeks screwing around looking for a wormhole and a ship full of strange alien life forms, only to have it turn out to be a television transmission
that'd been traveling through space for centuries."