Dish Of Salt: Top Ten TV Quotes Of Last Week
First Published: December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Credit:
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- #10 — “It’s our wedding night.”
-- ABC’s “Boston Legal”
The final line uttered by Denny Crane (William Shatner) in the show’s series finale to Alan Shore (James Spader), whom he married for financial reasons, as they dance a final dance together in the law firm.
#9 — “If a guy has got a scar he’s got a Robin. And if he’s missing teeth I’m missing my pants.”
-- CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother”
Robin Scherbatsky revealing to Marshall, Lily, Barney and Ted that she has a thing for guys who get into fights.
#8 — “This is my last show and it has been an amazing experience to be here. Being able to do over 140 shows with my friends and family has been a dream come true.”
-- NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”
Amy Poehler signs off for the last time during “Weekend Update” after eight years on the show.
#7 — “Mom have you thought this through? Look at him. Maybe there should be one child left behind.”
-- CBS’s “Two and a Half Men”
Charlie Harper (Charlie Sheen) to his mother Evelyn who has just revealed she plans to foot the bill for her grandson Jake to go to college.
#6 — “Welcome to the American Dream…a billionaire using public funds to construct a private playground for the rich and powerful.”
-- FOX’s “The Simpsons”
Montgomery Burns to the crowd in the stands at the opening of his new basketball stadium in Springfield.
#5 – “We had a falling out over the Jerry Garcia stamp. I mean, if I wanna lick a hippie I’ll just return Joan Baez’s phone calls.”
-- NBC’s “30 Rock”
Jack Donaghy’s (Alec Baldwin’s) response to Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) when she asks him if he knows the Postmaster General.
#4 — “Why all the secrecy?” Did you think I’d disapprove? The man’s a doctor for heaven’s sake. You’ve done better than I did!”
-- ABC’s “Desperate Housewives”
Bree Hodge to her son Andrew who she has learned has been dating and living with a plastic surgeon.
#3 — “Cake?!”
-- NBC’s “Heroes”
A bloodied Sylar caught in the act of murdering Sue Landers (from whom he steals her lie detector powers) by a group of co-workers who have come to wish her happy birthday and end up his next victims.
#2 — “Fa la la la la la la Ka Ching!!!!”
-- NBC’s “The Office”
Dwight Shrute’s (Rainn Wilson’s) Christmas carol to the cameras as he is surrounded by Princess Unicorn dolls, the “hottest sold out toy” this year, which he is selling for a profit to last minute shoppers.
#1 — “Excuse me a second. Before we get started, I wanted to tell the stagehands something. Hey, guys? Guys, leave those boxes. I’m not going anywhere!”
-- NBC’s “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”
Jay Leno in his nightly monologue on the day it was announced he will be staying with NBC for a new 10 PM show, after his “Tonight Show” run ends.
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