I said "I know a guy named Paul
He used to be my plumber
He was prematurely bald
And he moved to Pittsburgh last summer"
—"Weird Al" Yankovic's song parody "Trapped in the Drive Thru"
"He went home to Pittsburgh.. PITTSBURGH!"
—Sally Field in Soap Dish:
Sam Winchester: So what's Bobby doing in Pittsburgh?
"Pittsburgh is kind of like Newark without the cultural advantages"
— Johnny Carson
Colin: Are you aware that a leaky faucet can waste over—
Lisa: Two thousand gallons a year!
Colin: And turning off your lights could save—
Lisa: —enough energy to power Pittsburgh!
Eli: (upon seeing footage of an abandoned city) "Holy crap, we dialed Pittsburgh."
Later, same episode...
Young: (About exploring the ghost town) Thing is, these people left for a reason. We don't know what.
Greer: Have you ever been to Pittsburgh?
Lt. James: Hey! I was born there!
— Stargate Universe; Season 2, Episode 19, "Blockade"
Calvin: Where do we go when we die?
Calvin: Is that if we're good or bad?
"Can you believe this is my life? Will you pity me when you're back in your funky New York apartment and I'm still in Pittsburgh? I need to get more glamorous films."
Newton Crosby: Where are you from, anyway?
Ben Jabituya: Bakersfield, originally.
Newton Crosby: No, I mean your ancestors.
Ben Jabituya: Oh, them. Pittsburgh.
Marylin Lovell: Where's their broadcast?
Henry:All the networks dumped us. One of them said we make goin' to the moon as exciting as taking a trip to Pittsburgh.
Bucky: I notice that you have vacation packages based on scenery and activities and stuff like that.
Travel Agent: Yes, we do.
Bucky: MM-HM. Well, do you have any packaged trips based primarily on smell?
Travel Agent: Have a look at this pamphlet from the tourism department of Pittsburgh.
—Get Fuzzy, which really rankled Pittsburgh - which was odd considering the strip wasn't even running in any papers there at the time.
Diane: "Dr. Stanley Shepard, wunderkind anthropologist. The Stanley Shepard who did a year of field work with the Malagsy Tribe to study their natural state? Two months later they're showing up in Pittsburgh Steeler t-shirts and playing with butane lighters."