Quotes / The Other Darrin

Lisa: Isn't mid-season just a dumping ground for second-rate shows that weren't good enough for the fall schedule?
Homer: You're thinking of all the other years. This year's shows are classic. There's "The Laughter Family" — that's animated. Networks like animation 'cause they don't have to pay the actors squat!
Ned Flanders: (appears with voice provided by Karl Wiedergott) Plus, they can replace them and no one can tell the diddley-ifference!
The Simpsons, "Homer to the Max"

Corny Collins: You can't fire Corny Collins from the Corny Collins Show!
Velma Von Tussle: They do it all the time on Lassie!

"What the?!? They replaced Darrin!"
David Morgan-Mar, Irregular Webcomic!

"Duffman can never die! Only the actors who play him!"
Duffman, The Simpsons, "Jaws Wired Shut"

"Wait a second, you're not Kirstie Alley! Who are you?!"
Linkara, reviewing the comic book adaptation of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Dr. Manhattan: You know what's interesting?
Sabretooth: What?
Dr. Manhattan: I can understand anything about nuclear and particle physics.
Sabretooth: Yeah?
Dr. Manhattan: And I can invent technological advances decades ahead of their time.
Sabretooth: Uh-huh.
Dr. Manhattan: And I can even understand the concept of time to the point where I do not experience it linearly.
Sabretooth: Right.
Dr. Manhattan: And even I don't know how Liev Schrieber could become Tyler Mane.

Iron Man: In my next movie, Rhodey will become War Machine.
Batman: In my next movie, Katie Holmes will become Maggie Gyllenhaal.
I'm a Marvel... and I'm a DC (before Rhodey was also recast)

Kimimaro: Didn't you used to be British?
Kabuto: Didn't you used to be healthy?

"You're looking at a woman who lived through two world wars, fifteen vendettas, four major operations, and two Darrins on Bewitched!"
— Sophia, The Golden Girls

Narrator: Wait a second, you're not George.
Jenko: Cap, does Schmidt look any different to you?
Dickson: No! That's Schmidt! I don't know what you talking about, man! He look exactly the same to me...
Rogen!Schmidt: I got new glasses.
Dickson: Yeah, man, he just got some new glasses, man. Goddamn.
Rogen!Schmidt: No one's gonna fucking notice.
[one awful sequel later]
Jenko: Really, really glad you're back, Schmidt.
Hill!Schmidt: What're you talking about? What contract dispute?
22 Jump Street parodying this trope