"Peter, your excuses are lamer than FDR's legs. [everyone gasps] ...too soon?"
— Brian Griffin, Family Guy
"Oh, he's just doing his Heath Ledger impersonation. Too soon, Roger, too soon!"
— Stan, after seeing Roger convulsing on the floor, American Dad!
"The pilot of that plane must have been JFK Jr.! Oh, even I found that one to be in bad taste."
— Stewie Griffin, Brian the Bachelor
"The way that the camera pans over the dead bodies is particularly tasteless and cruel, especially considering this film was released after the July 7th bombings, which must have made British audiences feel even more uncomfortable."
"Does he let himself down slowly? Nope, flails around like Saddam at the end of a noose. [audience groans] Is it too early for Saddam jokes? ...do you guys miss Saddam?"
— Daniel Tosh, Tosh0
"Comedy is tragedy plus time. For instance, the night Lincoln was shot, you couldn't make a joke about it, but now it's fair game, see? Tragedy plus time."
— Lester, Crimes and Misdemeanors