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American TV Catchphrases #1

Guess the shows that featured these famous catchphrases.
Last updated: September 11, 2018
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Catchphrase
Show
Live long and prosper
Star Trek
How YOU doin'?
Friends
No soup for you!
Seinfeld
Save the cheerleader,
save the world
Heroes
Book 'em Danno!
Hawaii Five-O
Now you know, and knowing
is half the battle
G.I. Joe
Eat my shorts
The Simpsons
They killed Kenny!
South Park
The tribe has spoken
Survivor
The truth is out there
The X Files
Catchphrase
Show
Whatchoo talkin' 'bout, Willis
Diff'rent Strokes
Big bucks, no whammies
Press Your Luck
This tape will self-destruct in
five seconds
Mission Impossible
Suit up!
How I Met Your Mother
Homey don't play dat!
In Living Color
That's what she said
The Office
Is that your final answer?
Who Wants to Be
a Millionaire
Circle gets the square
Hollywood Squares
Winter is coming
Game of Thrones
Dyn-o-mite!
Good Times
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level 64
Mar 7, 2013
I still use the phrase "double whammy" when two bad things happen at once. "I tripped over the sidewalk then fell into a puddle!" "Oh, man, double whammy!"
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level 42
Nov 22, 2017
except that I think "double whammy" has nothing to do with TV. I think the game show got the word "whammy" from the general usage in the language including, but not specifically from, "double whammy"
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level 64
Nov 5, 2018
Cool story, bro. No one is saying the show INVENTED the word. It's a catchphrase. South Park didn't create the name Kenny. Heroes didn't create cheerleaders. Who cares if Press Your Luck used a word that already existed?
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level 80
Mar 7, 2013
Woohoo! Got em all, first try! Oh... actually, I watch way too much TV, don't I?
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level 75
Feb 26, 2014
HAHAHA! I first thought "Okily dokily neighborino" was a reference to Wilson, from Home Improvement. I retyped it 3 times before I realized I had the wrong show!
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level 29
Oct 5, 2014
That's what I thought too. I thought The Simpsons copied it from Wilson as a joke.
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level 64
Mar 13, 2014
Sorry to be pedantic here, but the "Now you know..." phrase was on a bunch of PSAs featuring characters from G.I. Joe. It wasn't on the show itself.
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level 44
Apr 25, 2014
The PSA's were originally aired at the end of each show, making it difficult to distinguish that they were not part of the show.
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level 44
May 9, 2014
It's "stop being polite", not "stop being nice"
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level 7
Jun 1, 2014
Am I the only one that has never heard of arrested development or survivor (as a TV show. I heard of the band(Eye of the tiger))
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level 44
Nov 15, 2014
"Survivor" is the evil father of all "reality" television. The losing contestants are told that "the tribe has spoken" after being voted off the island.
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level 51
Nov 6, 2018
Survivor and American Idol had a bunch of crappy reality babies together
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level 39
Jul 31, 2014
anyone remember the Press Your Luck guy that learned the pattern of the lights and COULDN'T lose?
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level 58
Sep 15, 2018
Yeah, then they changed the pattern on him and you could see his face was still smiling as he was watching the lights "Oh %#&$@ they got me on national TV".
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level 65
Nov 5, 2018
You might be thinking of someone else, because that didn't happen with this guy.
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level 59
Nov 5, 2018
Oh, yeah! They even had a story about that guy on This American Life!
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level 74
Nov 5, 2018
I saw that show. They let the guy continue on even after the broadcast ended, and they taped it and played it on air the next day. At one point he passed his remaining spins to the next contestant who whammied, then the other contestant whammied and passed the spins back to him, and he won more before passing the spins again and the game finally ended.
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level 61
Nov 4, 2016
I have never seen a single episode of any of the seven shows I missed.
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level 14
Jul 9, 2017
Am I the only one who thought of Luke from the tv show Jessie when I read the "they killed Kenny" quote?
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level 58
Sep 15, 2018
Literally yes.
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level 74
Nov 5, 2018
All I could think of for "eat my shorts" was the movie, Grumpy Old Men." I barely got it in time. (Never seen an episode of the Simpsons, but eventually remembered hearing that phrase attributed to Bart.)
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level 68
Nov 5, 2018
Limitless paper in a paperless world.