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Quotes: Black Comedy
Dr. Young: That's horrible. How can you joke about something like that?
Riddler: Easily, doctor... it's not my baby.

"Tragedy is when I get a paper cut. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die."

"If you liked that AIDS joke, you're gonna love this AIDS joke."
Anthony Jeselnik

"We're gonna be corpses. Might as well be ridiculous looking corpses."
The Captain, pictures for sad children, #372

"Oops. You trapped yourself. I guess that's it then. Thanks for testing. You may as well lie down and get acclimated to the being dead position."

(The doctor finds DECAPITATED HEADS in the freezer)
Idi Amin Dada: Every time there is a change in power, in Africa, 'A few heads must roll'.
Rise and Fall of Idi Amin

Girlfriend in a coma, I know / I know - it's really serious

Law & Order: SVU would like to remind you that genital mutilation is no laughing matter. It is, however, an old vaudeville routine.
Joel McHale, The Soup

"Do you know what's funnier than a dead baby? A dead baby in a clown suit."
— Traditional

"You know those dreams you have when you're falling and you fade out just before you hit the ground? Those are great." *SPLAT*
Philip J. Fry, Futurama

Archer: Lana, that is the third saddest thing I've heard today.
[Beat]
Archer: Pam... told me about a little girl who drowned trying to save a puppy.
Lana: Jesus! What was the second saddest?
Archer: The puppy drowned too.
Archer

"There really is a lot of comedy in tragedy."


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