Thursday, March 27, 2008

TV fun time!

Several of my blog buddies have had movie quote quizzes over the past few weeks, and I always enjoy this type of trivia. I've decided to join the fun by having a TV quote quiz. Below are 16 quotes from TV shows. If you know any of these put in a comment and I will give credit to the first person who gets a show right until all the quotes have been identified. I will identify any quotes that have not been claimed by Sunday.

Best of luck.

Added hints on Friday!

[a] “Pace yourself, buddy. You're drinking with longshoremen tonight!”
The Wire [Karla]

[b] “I’ve threatened you, I’ve beaten you, God forgive me, I even tried to reason with you.”
The Simpsons [Padre Mickey]

[c] “My days of not taking you seriously are definitely coming to a middle.”
Firefly [Tara Mobley]

[d] “There is no fire like passion. There is no shark like hatred. There is no snare like folly. There is no torrent like greed.”
Hint: First season of a long running show.

[e] “Not exactly the speech on St. Crispin’s Day.”
“We happy few. We band of buggered.”
Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Karla]

[f] “You don’t mind me callin’ you Montana, do you?”
Hint: Only one person called the character in question Montana. And he died.

[g] “You can thank my dental hygenist for our untimely aliveness.”
The Tick [Karla]

[h] “With God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.”
WKRP in Cincinnati [Splotchy]

[i] “I used to hear them argue about his idiot brother. I thought she was talking about you.”
Hint: Man is talking to his uncle.

[j] “No one listens to Zathras.”
Babylon 5 [Karla]

[k] “A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants.”
The Mary Tyler Moore Show [Karla]

[l] “You know, that Kim Novak had some big breasts.”
Hint: Running gag dealing with guest star Teri Hatcher.
Seinfeld [Jolie]

[m] “You know what I’d do if I caught you gambling again, Basil.”
“You’d have to sew them back on first.”

“What was that you said?”
“Nothing, dear, nothing.”
Fawlty Towers [Padre Mickey]

[n] “The comedy stylings of Vic Hitler, Jr.!”
Hill Street Blues [Padre Mickey]

[o] “I love fruit salad!”
“If you love it so much, then why don’t you marry it?”
“All right then. I will!”
Pee Wee's Playhouse [FranIAm]

[p] “White people love Wayne Brady because he makes Bryant Gumbel look like Malcolm X.”
Chappelle's Show [Karla]


FranIAm said...

Oh am I that hopeless?

Sheesh, the maths are one thing but this?

I think maybe O is PeeWee Herman. Maybe.

Feeling vulnerable and afraid, I slink away.

Matty Boy said...

I didn't think that Pee Wee's Playhouse would be the first to go, but you nailed it, Fran.

Some others are easy, at least I think they are. Others may go unidentified.

Splotchy said...

I definitely have seen/heard [b] before, and I know [e] from somewhere as well. It's killing me that I can't think of [b].

I'm going to take a little bit of a guess with [h] -- WKRP in Cincinnati?

Padre Mickey said...

I believe the line about Vic Hitler was from Hill Street Blues.

Padre Mickey said...

Also, after some reflection, I believe that [b] is from Los Simpsons.

Tara Mobley said...

C is from Firefly.

Karla said...

A is the Wire?

E is Buffy.

J is Babylon 5.

K is The Mary Tyler Moore Show (The Death of Chuckles).

P is The Chappelle Show.

Matty Boy said...

Every entry so far has been correct. All have been updated.

Karla, a is Ziggy talking to the duck.

Matty Boy said...

I have added a little extra cluey goodness to m, both to make it reachable and to make the quote accurate, to the best of my recollection.

Padre Mickey said...

Yeah, that made it MUCH easier: Fawlty Towers.

Karla said...


G is Dah Tick!

Matty Boy said...

Extra hinty goodness added on Friday.

jolie said...

I'm going to guess that L - that kim novak had some big breasts - is from seinfeld.

pretty sure hatcher guest starred.

Matty Boy said...

Good work, Jolie. Your answer has been noted and logged.

jolie said...

yay! extra credit!