The 100 Greatest TV Quotes and Catchphrases



#100 -- "Nip it!" (Barney Fife, "The Andy Griffith Show")

#99 -- "Yeah, that's the ticket" (Jon Lovitz as the pathological liar, "Saturday Night Live")

#98 -- "I'm Larry, this is my brother Darryl ..." (Larry, "Newhart")

#97 -- "God'll get you for that" (Maude, "Maude")

#96 -- "I love it when a plan comes together" (Hannibal, "The A-Team")

#95 -- "This is the city ..." (Sgt. Joe Friday, "Dragnet")

#94 -- "Time to make the donuts" ("Dunkin' Donuts" ad)

#93 -- "Resistance is futile" (Picard as Borg, "Star Trek: The Next Generation")

#92 -- "Oh, my nose!" (Marcia Brady, "The Brady Bunch")

#91 -- "Suit up!" (Barney Stinson, "How I Met Your Mother")

#90 -- "Mom always liked you best" (Tommy Smothers, "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour")

#89 -- "Here it is, your moment of Zen" ("The Daily Show")

#88 -- "I'm not a doctor, but I play one on TV" (Vicks Formula 44 ad)

#87 -- "Hey now!" (Hank Kingsley, "The Larry Sanders Show")

#86 -- "That's hot" (Paris Hilton, "The Simple Life")

#85 -- "Just one more thing ..." (Columbo, "Columbo")

#84 -- "The truth is out there" (Fox Mulder, "The X-Files")

#83 -- "Welcome to the O.C., bitch" (Luke, "The O.C.")

#82 -- "You eeeediot!" (Ren, "Ren & Stimpy")

#81 -- "Now cut that out!" (Jack Benny, "The Jack Benny Program")

#80 -- "The tribe has spoken" (Jeff Probst, "Survivor")

#79 -- "Holy crap!" (Frank Barone, "Everybody Loves Raymond")

#78 -- "Bam!" (Emeril Lagasse, "Emeril Live")

#77 -- "I'm Rick James, bitch!" (Dave Chappelle as Rick James, "Chappelle's Show")

#76 -- "Denny Crane" (Denny Crane, "Boston Legal")

#75 -- "I know nothing!" (Sgt. Schultz, "Hogan's Heroes")

#74 – “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!” (Jan, “The Brady Bunch”)

#73 -- "Good night, John Boy" ("The Waltons")

#72 -- "Let's be careful out there" (Sgt. Esterhaus, "Hill Street Blues")

#71 -- "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy" (Lloyd Bentsen to Dan Quayle)

#70 -- "Schwing!" (Mike Myers and Dana Carvey as Wayne and Garth, "Saturday Night Live")

#69 -- "Pardon me, would you have any Grey Poupon?" (Grey Poupon ad)

#68 -- "Tell me what you don't like about yourself" (Dr. McNamara and Dr. Troy, "Nip/Tuck")

#67 -- "Up your nose with a rubber hose" (Vinnie Barbarino, "Welcome Back, Kotter")

#66 -- "Heh heh" (Beavis and Butt-head, "Beavis and Butthead")

#65 -- "Makin' whoopie" (Bob Eubanks, "The Newlywed Game")

#64 -- "Who loves you, baby?" (Kojak, "Kojak")

#63 -- "Gee, Mrs. Cleaver ..." (Eddie Haskell, "Leave it to Beaver")

#62 -- "I can't believe I ate the whole thing" (Alka Seltzer ad)

#61 -- "Say good night, Gracie" (George Burns, "The Burns & Allen Show")

#60 -- "We've got a really big show!" (Ed Sullivan, "The Ed Sullivan Show")

#59 -- "Silly rabbit, Trix are for kids" (Trix cereal ad)

#58 -- "Elizabeth, I'm coming!" (Fred Sanford, "Sanford and Son")

#57 -- "Do you believe in miracles?" (Al Michaels, 1980 Winter Olympics)

#56 -- "Don't make me angry ..." (David Banner, "The Incredible Hulk")

#55 -- "Hey HEY hey!" (Dwayne Nelson, "What's Happening!!")

#54 -- "Have you no sense of decency?" (Joseph Welch to Sen. McCarthy)

#53 -- "Holy ____________, Batman!" (Robin, "Batman")

#52 -- "What you see is what you get!" (Geraldine, "The Flip Wilson Show")

#51 -- "Never assume ..." (Felix Unger, "The Odd Couple")

#50 -- "Tastes great! Less filling!" (Miller Lite beer ad)

#49 -- "You rang?" (Lurch, "The Addams Family")

#48 -- "Danger, Will Robinson" (Robot, "Lost in Space")

#47 -- "How YOU doin'?" (Joey Tribbiani, "Friends")

#46 -- "Is that your final answer?" (Regis Philbin, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire")

#45 -- "Read my lips: No new taxes!" (George H.W. Bush)

#44 -- "Two thumbs up" (Siskel & Ebert, "Siskel & Ebert")

#43 -- "You look mahvelous!" (Billy Crystal as Fernando, "Saturday Night Live")

#42 -- "I want my MTV!" (MTV ad)

#41 -- "Good night, and good luck" (Edward R. Murrow, "See It Now")

#40 -- "Stifle!" (Archie Bunker, "All in the Family")

#39 -- "Would you believe?" (Maxwell Smart, "Get Smart")

#38 -- "Sock it to me" ("Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In")

#37 -- “…if it weren’t for you meddling kids! (The bad guy, “Scooby Doo, Where Are You?”)

#36 -- "Well, isn't that special?" (Dana Carvey as the Church Lady, "Saturday Night Live")

#35 -- "Oh, my God! They killed Kenny!" (Stan and Kyle, "South Park")

#34 -- "You've got spunk ..." (Lou Grant, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show")

#33 -- "Homey don't play that!" (Homey the Clown, "In Living Color")

#32 -- "No soup for you!" (The Soup Nazi, "Seinfeld")

#31 -- "It keeps going and going and going ..." (Energizer Batteries ad)

#30 -- "It takes a licking ..." (Timex ad)

#29 -- "Norm!" ("Cheers")Go to Player

#28 -- "How sweet it is!" (Jackie Gleason, "The Jackie Gleason Show")

#27 -- "The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat" (Jim McKay, "ABC's Wide World of Sports")

#26 -- "Smile, you're on 'Candid Camera' " ("Candid Camera")

#25 -- "Whassup?" (Budweiser ad)

#24 -- "De plane! De plane!" (Tattoo, "Fantasy Island")

#23 -- "Jane, you ignorant slut" (Dan Aykroyd to Jane Curtin, "Saturday Night Live")

#22 -- "Live long and prosper" (Spock, "Star Trek")Go to Player

#21 -- "And that's the way it is" (Walter Cronkite, "CBS Evening News")

#20 -- "Come on down!" (Johnny Olson, "The Price is Right")

#19 -- "Let's get ready to rumble!" (Michael Buffer, various sports events)

#18 -- "Good grief" (Charlie Brown, "Peanuts" specials)

#17 -- "Hey hey HEEY!" (Fat Albert, "Fat Albert")

#16 -- "Yada, yada, yada" ("Seinfeld")

#15 -- "Book 'em, Danno" (Steve McGarrett, "Hawaii Five-O")

#14 -- "Space, the final frontier ..." (Capt. Kirk, "Star Trek")

#13 -- "We are two wild and crazy guys!" (Steve Martin and Dan Aykroyd as Czech playboys, "Saturday Night Live")

#12 -- "Dyn-o-mite" (J.J., "Good Times")Go to Player

#11 -- "Aaay" (Fonzie, "Happy Days")Go to Player

#10 -- "I'm not a crook ..." (Richard Nixon)

#9 -- "Yabba dabba do!" (Fred Flintstone, "The Flintstones")

#8 -- "Whatchoo talkin' 'bout, Willis?" (Arnold Drummond, "Diff'rent Strokes")

#7 -- "Where's the beef?" (Wendy's ad)

#6 -- "D'oh!" (Homer Simpson, "The Simpsons")

#5 -- "Ask not what your country can do for you ..." (John F. Kennedy)

#4 -- "Baby, you're the greatest" (Ralph Kramden, "The Honeymooners")

#3 -- "You're fired!" (Donald Trump, "The Apprentice")

#2 -- "One small step for man ..." (Neil Armstrong)

#1 -- "Here's Johnny!" (Ed McMahon, "The Tonight Show")

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