->Tony has all the exposition, which is always the hardest part of doing any script... It's like in a theatre piece: actors really hate having to deliver exposition. It's called 'heavy lifting', and that's his job. Spike's a badass, because ''he'' said so. Tony does that great.
-->--'''Creator/JamesMarsters''' [[http://www.jamesdb.com/index.php?c=3&s=23&q=972#972 on]] Creator/AnthonyHead
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->''"[[TheComicallySerious A sense of humor is not my forte]]\\
A sense of purpose is all-important\\
I'm the man with the answer"''
-->--'''Telex''', "The Man With the Answer"

->'''Basil Exposition:''' Hello, Austin. This is Basil Exposition, Chief of British Intelligence. You're Main/AustinPowers, International Man of Mystery, and you're with Agent Mrs. Kensington. The year is 1967, and you're talking on a picture phone.\\
'''Austin Powers:''' We know all that, Exposition.\\
'''Basil:''' I just wanted to be extremely clear so that everyone knows what's going on at any given time.
-->--''Main/AustinPowers'' [[http://www.fortunecity.com/tattooine/clarke/38/scripts/Austin-Powers.htm early draft script]]

->'''Sam:''' Oh, my guess is, he'll take the Trans-Canada Highway to New Brunswick, then maybe catch the 1 and take the scenic route along the coast of Maine. 95 through New Hampshire to the Mass Pike, and then cut over to the Merritt Parkway round Milford.\\
'''Toby:''' ''([[{{beat}} pregnant pause]])'' Something really kinda ''freakish'' about you, you know that?\\
'''Sam:''' Yeah.
-->--''Series/TheWestWing'', "Celestial Navigation"

->'''Hathaway''': I wouldn't read too much into the absence of a 'Goodbye Cruel World', sir. Statistically, the instances of suicide notes in Graham's demographic is in the 12-to-20% range.\\
'''Lewis''': Where do you ''get'' this stuff?\\
'''Hathaway''': [[AskAStupidQuestion The back of cereal boxes.]]\\
'''Lewis:''' Some days, I'm grateful you're on ''our'' side.
-->--''{{Series/Lewis}}''

->'''Miss Piggy:''' Um, why are you telling me all this?\\
'''Lady Holiday:''' It's plot exposition. It has to go ''somewhere.''
-->--''Main/TheGreatMuppetCaper''

->'''Angel:''' What do we know about {{telekinesis}}?\\
'''Wesley Wyndam-Pryce''': Ahh, yes. The power of moving things with one's mind. ''(beat)'' [[SubvertedTrope That's pretty much it.]]
-->--''{{Series/Angel}}'', "Untouched"

->''The year, blah blah blah. The place, blah blah blah.''
-->--'''Father Time''', ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}} Histeria!]]''

->'''Shredder:''' Only mutants are immune to the Mesmerizer's beam; humans like myself can't be near it when they set it off!\\
'''Krang:''' You don't have to explain it to me; '''''I''''' invented it, remember?\\
'''Shredder:''' I wasn't explaining it to you! ''([[BreakingTheFourthWall points at the camera]])'' I was explaining it to ''[[NoFourthWall them]].''
-->--''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'', "Super-Rocksteady and Mighty-Bebop"

->Thank you, [[TropeNamer Mr. Exposition]].
-->-- '''Slappy Squirrel''', ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}''

->You're like a textbook with arms.
-->-- Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}} on Giles.

->I'm spouting exposition again, aren't I? Apologies.
-->--'''Sir Hammerlock''', ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}''

->'''Hermione:''' Honestly, am I the only person who's ever bothered to read "Hogwarts: A History"?\\
'''Ron:''' Probably. Why?
-->-- ''Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban''

->'''Hermione:''' [[RunningGag Aren't you two ever going to read "Hogwarts: A History"?]]\\
'''Ron:''' [[LampshadeHanging What's the point?]] You know it by heart, we can just ask you.
-->- ''Literature/HarryPotter''

->'''Interviewer:''' Will Harry and Ron ever read “Hogwarts, a History”?\\
'''Creator/JKRowling:''' Never. [Laughter.] It’s a gift to me, because all my exposition can be dressed up as, “When are you going to read it?” So Hermione fills in the reader as well, so I could never let them read it.

->'''Carol:''' Do you really think these atomic weapons could [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever change Bill back]]?\\
'''General:''' You like to talk, Doc. You tell her!
-->-- ''[[Film/{{Matinee}} MANT!]]''

->'''Fakir:''' What do you know?\\
'''Autor:''' Everything you want to know.
-->-- ''Anime/PrincessTutu''

->'''Lisa:''' Dad! The flash must have scrambled their circuits!\\
'''Homer:''' What are ''you'', the narrator?
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

->'''Narrator:''' "An example of this is Saya Takagi, from ''Manga/HighschoolOfTheDead'', who, [[TheSmartGuy due to her outstanding intellect]], will often analyze the group's condition and sum it up for the audience."
-->--from '''[=WatchMojo=].com's''' Top 10 Anime Cliches ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2aY0iFWi7A from 2:20-2:31 here]])

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