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--->'''Tevye:''' I'm sorry. As Jacob said, "I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."'

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--->'''Tevye:''' I'm sorry. As Jacob King David said, "I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."'



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* In the Yiddish production, at the end of ''"Der Kholem"'' ("The Dream"), Golde goes ''"Tfu, tfu, tfu!"'' (A Yiddish superstitious phrase, the equivalent of "kina hora"), and Tevye mockingly imitates her ''"Tfu, tfu, tfu!"'' and goes to sleep.


--->'''Tevye:''' As Jacob said, "I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."'

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--->'''Tevye''': As Abraham said, "I am a stranger in a strange land."
--->'''Mendel''': Moses said that.
--->'''Tevye:''' I'm sorry. As Jacob said, "I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."'

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*** Later becomes a TearJerker with Chava. ("There ''is'' no other hand.")

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** They're even funnier in the Yiddish production. Jackie Hoffman really milks her role!

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* The irony that United Artists chose Norman ''Jew''ison to direct under the assumption that he was Jewish. (He's not. He's Protestant.)


--->'''Tevye:''' I AM THE HEAD OF THIS FAMILY! AND I WANT TO SEE MOTEL'S MACHINE! ''(Pokes his head inside for literally one second then slams the door)'' Now let's go home!

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--->'''Tevye:''' Do not make me angry, woman! When I am angry, even ''flies'' do not fly!
--->'''Golde:''' [[SarcasmMode Oh, I'm so terrified. Maybe when I get home, I'll faint.]]
--->'''Tevye:''' WOMAN,
I AM THE HEAD OF THIS HOUSE! I RUN THE FAMILY! AND I WANT TO SEE MOTEL'S NEW MACHINE! ''(Pokes his head inside for literally one second then slams the door)'' Now let's go home!NOW LET'S GO HOME!

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** As the dancing ramps up Tevye mischievously distracts ''the Rabbi'' and tricks him into holding hands and dancing with a woman. When the Rabbi realizes the trick, he gamely compromises by separating their hands with his handkerchief.


* Yente: The way she sees and the way he looks, it's a perfect match!

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* Yente: The Yente, the village matchmaker, is describing one match she's come up with: a very ugly man with an extremely nearsighted woman.
-->The
way she sees and the way he looks, it's a perfect match!

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-->'''Villager:''' IT WAS TWEEEELVE! *waving arms wildly*


* In the film, Tevye provokes a argument regarding the sale of a six-year-old or twelve-year-old horse, right after cheerfully saying that this issue had been resolved a while ago. The whole village then starts to join into the argument.

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* In the film, Tevye provokes a an argument regarding the sale of a six-year-old or twelve-year-old horse, right after cheerfully saying that this issue had been resolved a while ago. The whole village then starts to join into the argument.


** Also, his attempts to break the news. He tells Golde he has something important to tell her and she insists it can wait until after dinner. Then he tells her anyway, and gets more and more nervous, and when he gets to "I gave them my permission", he [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere jumps up and runs out]] before Golde realises what he said, shouting, "I'll eat later!"

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** Also, his attempts to break the news. He tells Golde he has something important to tell her and she insists it can wait until after dinner. Then he tells her anyway, and gets more and more nervous, and when he gets to "I gave them my permission", he [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere jumps up and runs out]] out of the house]] before Golde realises what he said, shouting, "I'll eat later!"later!", and ''then'' when Golde says "Without even asking me?!", he burst back through the door and says "WHO ASKS YOU?" and she briefly just looks confused at how quickly he went from confident to cowering and back again.


---> '''Lazar Wolf:''' Tevye, I understand how you feel. But er... after all, you have a few more without her.
---> '''Tevye:''' Ah, I see. Today you want one. Tomorrow you may want two.
---> '''Lazar Wolf:''' ''Two''? What... what would I do with two?
---> '''Tevye:''' The same as you do with one.



* The OneDialogueTwoConversations scene where Lazar Wolf is asking about marrying Tzeitel, but Tevye thinks he is asking about purchasing one of his milk cows.
--> '''Lazar Wolf:''' Tevye, I understand how you feel. But er... after all, you have a few more without her.
--> '''Tevye:''' Ah, I see. Today you want one. Tomorrow you may want two.
--> '''Lazar Wolf:''' ''Two''? What... what would I do with two?
--> '''Tevye:''' The same as you do with one.

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* The OneDialogueTwoConversations scene where Lazar Wolf is asking about marrying Tzeitel, but Tevye thinks he is asking about purchasing one of his milk cows.
--> '''Lazar Wolf:''' Tevye, I understand how you feel. But er... after all, you have a few more without her.
--> '''Tevye:''' Ah, I see. Today you want one. Tomorrow you may want two.
--> '''Lazar Wolf:''' ''Two''? What... what would I do with two?
--> '''Tevye:''' The same as you do with one.



* Recently, Adam Kantor, the actor who plays Motel in the latest revival, posted a series of vlogs from backstage called [[IncrediblyLamePun "Motel Citizen."]] Most of them are comic gold, but one notably funny one is [[http://www.broadway.com/videos/156731/motel-citizen-backstage-at-fiddler-on-the-roof-with-adam-kantor-ep-6-the-odd-couple/#play "The Odd Couple,"]] which starts out with him (as Motel) and Lazar Wolf [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin playing out an ''Odd Couple''-esque scene]] with the two characters. Lazar keeps giving [[FreudianSlip Freudian Slips]] regarding Tzeitel.

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* Recently, Adam Kantor, the actor who plays Motel in the latest 2015-16 revival, posted a series of vlogs from backstage called [[IncrediblyLamePun "Motel Citizen."]] Most of them are comic gold, but one notably funny one is [[http://www.broadway.com/videos/156731/motel-citizen-backstage-at-fiddler-on-the-roof-with-adam-kantor-ep-6-the-odd-couple/#play "The Odd Couple,"]] which starts out with him (as Motel) and Lazar Wolf [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin playing out out]] an ''Odd Couple''-esque scene]] scene with the two characters. Lazar keeps giving [[FreudianSlip Freudian Slips]] regarding Tzeitel.


-->'''Tevyre''': Well, for a woman who has been dead thirty years, she looked very good.

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-->'''Tevyre''': -->'''Tevye''': Well, for a woman who has been dead thirty years, she looked very good.


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* The OneDialogueTwoConversations scene where Lazar Wolf is asking about marrying Tzeitel, but Tevye thinks he is asking about purchasing one of his milk cows.
--> '''Lazar Wolf:''' Tevye, I understand how you feel. But er... after all, you have a few more without her.
--> '''Tevye:''' Ah, I see. Today you want one. Tomorrow you may want two.
--> '''Lazar Wolf:''' ''Two''? What... what would I do with two?
--> '''Tevye:''' The same as you do with one.

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