Take the case of your automobiles
Greatest invention since man discovered wheels
But you never can find a parking space
: And now you can go back to just being you
, instead of a one-dimensional character with a silly catchphrase. Homer
: (smashes lamp
) D'oh! Bart
: Aye caramba! Marge
: Hrmmm... Maggie
: (sucks pacifier
: Hidely-ho! Barney
: Ha-ha! Mr. Burns
: Eeeeeeexccellent. (shot on Lisa, pregnant pause) Lisa
: If anyone wants me, I'll be in my room. (leaves
: What kind of a catchphrase is that?!
: Step one — we must choose battle cries! You know, the kind of cries we emit right before leaping into battle! Arthur
: Oh, you mean like "Not in the face! Not in the face!"? The Tick
: Hmmm, lacks force, chum. No, more like... "Spoon!" Arthur
: I don't get it. Tick
: Spooooooooooooooooon! Arthur
: Look, I'm just the sidekick.
You guys make him feel welcome, alright? Butt muscles. Catchphrase!
—Chuck Paulson, The Collegehumor Show
Princess Robot Bubblegum
: Ah, too horny to fight crime! [beat
] Why I have to have to say that line in every film? This is terrible! Master Hentai
: Merchandising! Princess Robot Bubblegum
: Oh, okay. That sounds artistic.
: "Hi, guys?" What does that mean? Geno
: That's your catchphrase, Steve. Steve
: That's not my catchphrase, stupid. Geno
': Of course it is. You say it all the time. Steve
: I don't know what you're talking about. I've never said that. My catchphrase is "Who'd taken all the ketchup." Geno
: You've never said that, ever. Steve
: Oh, what do you know?
, a very literal catchphrase indeed
Clone Shepard: I should go.
: 'I should go'? Do I really sound like that? How come nobody told me about this before?! I'm open to feedback here!
I just want us to be friends.
: Hey, Jotaro. Could you give me that, please? It's my favorite. Jotaro
: Gasp!? Kakyoin, are you... Kakyoin
: That cherry...that cherry, please. Jotaro
: Oh, a cherry. Yeah, here. There, go you.
(Jotaro gives Kakyoin a pair of cherries.) Kakyoin
: Thanks. Rerorerorero.
(Kakyoin eats the cherry in his trademark manner.) Polnareff
: Mmmmrnnngh! Joseph
: Oh? Is Polnareff gonna do that thing? Avdol
: Polnareff going to do it? Jotaro
: Do it. Do it. Polnareff
: Kakyoin, so annoying!
(Cue Everybody Laughs Ending
Things we've said before are funny!
— Karl Chandler
I would just love to hear you say 'Spencerrrrr.
' Avery Brooks:
I got paid
to say that.
I'll be back. MikeJ:
(watching) Ah, about bloody time
that somebody said that! I can turn it off now.
: So Clark and Ollie wander around the Phantom Zone until theyíre ambushed and have the crap kicked out of them because theyíre dumber than a sack of hammers, and then they get dragged to General Zod. And seriously, youíre never going to guess what he says. David
: To be fair, he DOESNíT say ďbefore Zod!
Ē That shows SOME restraint! Chris
: He does later, though. But yes, he tells them to KNEEL, because thatís what he said in that movie from 30 years ago! You remember that, right? And if you remember it, that makes it good! Thatís why heís going to say it four or five more times over the course of the episode!
: ďBecause Iím the best there is at what I do, and what I do isnít very nice.Ē On the one hand, itís a pretty awful hammering in of a catchphrase, but on another, Iím legitimately impressed that they went three and a half movies before dropping that one on us. Matt
: And it isnít growled through his teeth. Itís so matter-of-fact, like heís talking about when his driverís license expires.
Scotty reports that he 'doesnít know how long he can hold it together'—because thatís what Scotty always says, and catchphrases are meant to be used, and used, and used until you can almost anticipate their arrival. Or maybe this is an outtake of Doohan complaining about having to restrain himself from punching Shatner
in the face.
Yeah, I know I use the word "ass" a lot. I guess you could say I'm an ass-aholic.