American TV Catchphrases #1

Guess the shows that featured these famous catchphrases.
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Last updated: September 11, 2018
First submittedFebruary 17, 2010
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Live long and prosper
Star Trek
How YOU doin'?
No soup for you!
Save the cheerleader,
save the world
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
The truth is out there
The X Files
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
Good Times
Level 61
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!"
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"
Level 61
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?
Level 87
Mar 7, 2013
Woohoo! Got em all, first try! Oh... actually, I watch way too much TV, don't I?
Level 79
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!
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.
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.
Level 53
May 9, 2014
It's "stop being polite", not "stop being nice"
Level 37
Jul 31, 2014
anyone remember the Press Your Luck guy that learned the pattern of the lights and COULDN'T lose?
Level 84
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".
Level 70
Nov 5, 2018
You might be thinking of someone else, because that didn't happen with this guy.
Level 67
Nov 5, 2018
Oh, yeah! They even had a story about that guy on This American Life!
Level 78
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.
Level 65
Jan 3, 2020
His name was Michael Larson. There’s an epic YouTube video of his performance
Level 60
Nov 4, 2016
I have never seen a single episode of any of the seven shows I missed.
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?
Level 84
Sep 15, 2018
Literally yes.
Level 83
Jan 11, 2021
If the universe is infinite, and there is an infinite number of universes other than our own, the answer is still "Yes".
Level 78
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.)
Level 76
Nov 5, 2018
Limitless paper in a paperless world.
Level 67
Apr 6, 2019
Not inspector gadget for this message will selfdestruct ? ( I thought the problem might be that it wasnt american, but i looked it up afterwards and it is)
Level 67
Apr 6, 2019
Ok, i think i see it now, your clue has the word tape, i think it was usually message on inspector gadget.