"Prepare foh ay fate vurs zan deth, Hinglisch flyingk fellow!"
"Ah, so it's the traditional warm German welcome, then."
— Blackadder Goes Forth
''Der ver zwei kleine peanuts, valking down der strasse, and one vas assaulted! ...peanut. Ohohohohoho.''
"Who sayz zer Germans hef no sense von humour?"
"Just about eferybody, I zink."
— Two German soldiers, The Goon Show
We Germans aren't all smiles und sunshine.
— Horst, The Simpsons, "Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk"
Nicky: "'Schadenfreude', huh? What's that, some kind of Nazi word?"
Gary: "Yep. It's German for "Happiness at the misfortune of others!"
Nicky: "'Happiness at the misfortune of others'... That is German!"
— Avenue Q
"I was once on a German talk show, and this woman said to me, 'Mr. Williams, why do you think there is not so much comedy in Germany?' And I said, 'Did you ever think you killed all the funny people?'"
— Robin Williams, Weapons of Self Destruction
On Ian's team tonight is a German comedian who once did a show about the history of German humour. It was an hour long, with a 58-minute interval.
— Jeremy Clarkson, Have I Got News for You