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  • On one routine in Werewolves and Lollipops, Patton is interrupted by a heckler during a quiet moment. He proceeds to rip into The Heckler's motivation, finish the joke, then declare to the heckler "You will miss everything cool and die angry!" like it's a damned curse upon him.
    Oswalt: See? See how it got loud again? Literally one second after you opened your mouth! You stupid douche-nozzle. You just don't get it, do you?'re gonna miss everything cool and die angry.
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  • The George Lucas bit, where Patton takes untold millions of hours and words expended by fans against the Star Wars Prequel trilogy and condenses them all into a single sentence:
  • This clip has him spend a good seven minutes totally destroying a woman for talking on her phone and chatting loudly during his set. It gets even better when the woman becomes offended by Patton's masterfully baroque mockery of her, but she still won't just shut the fuck up, and continues to give him even more to work with.
    "You are, like, the easiest free material I've ever had!"
  • Combined with Tearjerker, his furious Twitter post after Carrie Fisher's death in 2016note  "Fuck this sick, worthless, cruel prank of a year." What makes it worse is that his wife died earlier that year, making his rage all the more justifiable and tragic.
  • When a realtor in California objected on Twitter to his having an opinion about politics, plenty of his fans mobbed the guy. The realtor responded with a shockingly horrific joke that he got a psychic message from Patton's late wife saying he was wrong.note  Patton then stated that he'd been planning to stay out of the whole thing himself, but could no longer do it, and absolutely eviscerated the bastard, who also ended up getting fired when his bosses got wind of it.
    • Later on his Facebook page, Patton admitted he didn't take much joy in the encounter ("He caught me in a dark mood," he said). But it did give him an interesting insight into our world and humanity:
      The main thing that Trump supporters are excited about, now that he’s president? Is that finally, at LOOOOOONG LAST, all of the awful things they want to say, that used to lose them friends and jobs and marriages? They’re EXCITED about potentially getting to say them with ZERO repercussions. Just like Trump did. All the way into the White House. All the way into unlimited, forever power to spew any awful shit that comes to your head and no one dares correct you, rolls their eyes, or punches you in the nose. But I’m afraid Peoria Realtor is going to the first in a long line of Trumpers who will realize, on the other side of firings and divorces and black eyes, that Trump’s Teflon Umbrella covers Trump and no one else.
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  • Patton recreates the "Star Wars Filibuster" sequence from Parks and Recreation in MLP:FiM's "Stranger than Fan Fiction" about in-universe book series Daring Do. The entire sequence is ad-libbed by Patton, who has a passing interest but mostly because his daughter watches it, and yet sounds like it would completely apply to the series.
  • After his wife's death, Patton swore to get her manuscript on the Golden State Killer published, and hopefully even achieve her ultimate goal of uncovering his identity. On April 25, 2018, ex-policeman Joseph James DeAngelo was arrested as a suspect in the killings, with DNA and circumstantial evidence proving to be a match, and was even tied to some other unsolved crimes previously thought to be unrelated. Patton simply posted "Think we got him, Michelle."


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