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Catch-Phrase Spouting Duo

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A pair of young slackers who provide a steady stream of neologistic slang for America's youth.

May overlap with Those Two Guys and Heterosexual Life-Partners.


Anime and Manga

  • Team Rocket from the Pokémon anime, mainly with their motto.
    Team Rocket: "Looks like Team Rocket's blasting off again..." *ping*
    • Of course, this has been lampshaded by now and variations aren't so unusual:
    Jessie & Meowth: "Looks like Team Rocket's blasting off again..." *ping*
    James (currently separated from his team-mates): "I could have sworn someone just screamed blasting off again, but we copyrighted that didn't we? Oh well!"
  • Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: "Who the hell do you think we are!?"

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Live-Action TV

  • Joey and Chandler from Friends, although arguably Chandler spouts the catch phrases and Joey responds merely predictably.
  • Sam and Dean Winchester.
  • Shawn and Gus from Psych. Oh, Lord, the catchphrases.
  • Wheel of Fortune host-hostess tandem Pat Sajak and Vanna White usually sign off with some variation of "We'll see you next time." "Bye bye!"
  • Similarly, Chuck Woolery and Stacey Hayes (later Shandi Finessey) of Lingo would sign off with "It's not just letters…" "…it's Lingo."
Professional Wrestling
  • Edge and Christian in the WWF, who were later joined by Kurt Angle.
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  • 3.0, Scott "Jagged" Parker & Shane Matthews, in CHIKARA. BOOYAH!
  • WOW Women of Wrestling had Caged Heat, Loca and Delta Lotta Pain:
    LOCA: "Whazzup!!"
    DELTA LOTTA PAIN: "Whazzup!!"
    LOCA: "Hey, Delta! What time is it?"
    DLP: "It's Hard Time!"
    LOCA: "That's right. Caged Heat is about to lay a beatdown on somebody!"


  • Though not young, not American, not really slackers and often just giving old phrases national airing, Radio 1 DJs Mark and Lard were a two-man catchphrase factory, whose comic nonsense was borrowed by other Djs and requested by listeners regardless of context.

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