Quotes / The '70s

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    Film — Live-Action 
I don't have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It's a depression. Everybody's out of work or scared of losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel's worth; banks are going bust; shopkeepers keep a gun under the counter; punks are running wild in the street, and there's nobody anywhere who seems to know what to do, and there's no end to it. We know the air is unfit to breathe and our food is unfit to eat. And we sit watching our TVs while some local newscaster tells us that today we had fifteen homicides and sixty-three violent crimes, as if that's the way it's supposed to be! We all know things are bad. Worse than bad; they're crazy.
Howard Beale, Network

    Live-Action TV 
So I paid for Cas for five nights up in the, uh, honeymoon suite. I told the manager, 'Do not disturb no matter what.' You know what he said to me? 'Yeah. Don't sweat it. Wanna buy some dope?' Dope. We ought to stick around here, buy some stock in Microsoft.
Dean, Supernatural ("The Song Remains the Same")

    Web Original 
From the flowing unisex garments, to all the half-naked waifish chicks, to the pointless quoting of Nietzsche, to all the big perms (on men!), to the cornucopia of half-assed stoner ideals, I can’t think of a movie more dated in every aspect of its visual design and philosophy.

    Web Video 
I breast-fed a chimp. It was the seventies.
Stephanie LaFarge, Project Nim

    Western Animation 
Homer: (singing) Boy, the way The Bee Gees played...
Marge: (singing) Movies John Travolta made...
Homer: Guessing how much Elvis weighed...
Homer/Marge: (in unison) Those were the days.
Marge: And you knew where you were then...
Homer: Watching shows like Gentle Ben...
Homer/Marge: Mister, we could use a man like Sheriff Lobo again.
Homer: Disco Duck and Fleetwood Mac...
Marge: Coming out of my eight-track...
Homer: Michael Jackson still was black...
Homer/Marge: Those were the days.
The Simpsons, "Lisa's Sax", spoofing "Those Were the Days".

    Real Life 

I was doing nude scenes from the first moment I started doing movies. It was the era. I guess it’s even more so now. When I did Caligula it was ‘shock horror,’ ‘triple X,’ ‘only in porn cinemas’ – now Game of Thrones is on at 8 o’clock at night, there it is, it is exactly what I did in Caligula.

In 1974, my junior year in high school, I was student council vice president and a member of the Honor Society. I was a cheerleader and had once again come in runner up in the Miss North Myrtle Beach pageant. That summerI'd also been in the Sun Fun pageant but hadn't won that one either. I lost interest in Cary and fell in love with Jimmy Riddle, smoked pot for the first time and made my dramatic debut in our class production of A Portrait of Jenny.
Vanna White

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