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Quotes: Dude, Not Funny!

Fiction

Laugh and laugh 'til all the chameleons turn black
Laugh and laugh 'til you're told 'Please don't come back'
The Tragically Hip, "World Container"

It needs more funny, and less make-me-angry.
Kaff Tagon, Schlock Mercenary

Marc: YEAHHHHH!
(Beat)
Di: Ahhmmm, this is a murder scene.
Marc: I though you were doing a CSI: Miami riff. You know, with the pun. And the glasses.
Di: That still wouldnít make it okay.
Fans!, ĒCrossoverĒ, chapter 1.

Did somebody just boo me because I implied Heath Ledger was dead?
Tommy Teirnan

You've gone entirely too far! Comedy is comedy, but this, this is... Monstrous!
Philo Pennysworth (a chicken) on making an episode on Colonel Sanders.

Real Life

You can laugh of everything, but not with everybody.
Pierre Desproges

Freedom does not mean license.
Erich Fromm

Once, in a break, I told him I'd thought of a funny line about someone but I was afraid it might be too sharp. He drummed on his desk with a long pencil and frowned: 'If you ever have the slightest doubt about a line don't say it.' The best advice.
Gore Vidal on Johnny Carson, Point to Point Navigation

For every Asian and every human being, we apologize for that scene.
Mike Nelson after the seance scene in The Wild World of Batwoman

It's nice to know I went too far and there's a room full of people saying, 'Yes, you did.'

Wow. Thatís offensive and unfunny. Itís like a female Jeff Dunham.

While on television, A Town Called Mercy. It is easy to find fault with this story. This does not, however, make it any less worth doing. First and most simply is, of course, Susan, the trans mare. This marks the second time Toby Whithouse has completely fucked up trans representation (the first being his gobsmackingly transphobic bit of dialogue for Jack in Greeks Bearing Gifts over on Torchwood)...One might argue that the intent was good, although I think you run aground pretty quickly when you realize that thus far all trans representation on Doctor Who has been for the purpose of jokes, which is actually pretty much the opposite of good intentions no matter how much you state it.

This is why a lot of people didn't like Andy Kaufman — he was often way too committed to the bit. Once people can't tell if it's a joke or serious, then they have to ponder whether they're actually about to get murdered, and I can assure you, if you've never feared for your own life before, it's barely chuckleworthy.

I had read before about Scott Adamsí various comments that had got him in hot water over the past few years and had people calling him a misogynist... Itís all sort of the Orson Scott Card school of saying something horrible, and then going, What? Why are people being mean to me? Adams explains that people have low reading comprehension and just donít understand what it was that he said. Except, he said exactly what it is that people think he said, they just donít appreciate what a hilarious genius he is, obviously.

At the 2014 Hall of Fame induction, Jake spoke about finally conquering decades of addiction...In retrospect, youíre probably thinking, there would have been only one thing worse than having his 'gimmick' be that of a new, sober man only for him to relapse into addiction in real life, and that would have been for the WWF to book him into an angle ridiculing him for his struggles.
Which brings me to todayís induction...Lawler also connected Jake The Snake to Tupac Shakur, saying the rapper had even more 'shots' in him than Jake Roberts. Really, the fact that Tupac would die a few days later from those same gunshot wounds couldnít make this angle any more tasteless than it already was.

Speaking of nightmares, the female scientists are probably going to have nightmares, as the two idiots sneak up to them in their sleep, and.... I.... er.... *watches them practically RAPING them* Er... RAPE and ADULTERY! Because THATíS funny.... No! Thatís NOT funny! Thatís absolutely HORRIFYING! Those poor two scientists are probably going to be MENTALLY scarred after this.
Duckyworth, on the rape scene in Bio-Dome.

Apparently, he was turned into gatorbags. Isn't. That. Hilarious? No. No it's not. It's sick and wrong, you fucking morons.
The Mysterious Mr. Enter on Animated Atrocities #04: Johnny's Royal Flush