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most memorable catchphrases from tv ever?

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GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 19:43:00

Inspired by thread about memorable tv moments.

Grange hill- flippin' eck, Benny.

Are you being served- I'm free. or - my pussy!

dads army- don't panic, mr Mainwaring. you stupid boy.

generation game and every bloody programme bruce does - nice to see you, to see you, nice.

Top Gear- and on that bombshell, goodnight.

any more? ill remember more in a mo.

GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 19:45:44

tonight Matthew, Im going to be.....

surprise surpriiiiiiiiiiiise!

Hello, good evening, and welcome- david frost was it?

and its goodnight from me, and it's goodnight from him.

Quangle Thu 04-Jul-13 19:48:13

I'll name that tune in three...

GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 19:55:45

oh yes, name that tune.

the apprentice -you're fired.

the flintstones - WILLLLMMMMAAAAA!

the golden shot (showing my age)- left a bit, right a bit.....

WildlingPrincess Thu 04-Jul-13 19:59:44

Are you local?

ZebraZeebra Thu 04-Jul-13 20:03:42

"He who dares, Rodders!"


PoppyWearer Thu 04-Jul-13 20:05:30

Several billion from "The Fast Show":


...which was nice

I'll get me coat.

Today I will be mostly eating.../doing...

Does my bum look big in this?

...and I was very, very drunk.

GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 20:10:41

(you can tell Im a saddo, and the tennis has finished for the day....)

Dan Maskell at tennis Wimbledon- a peach of a lob. Oh I say.

Cannon and ball- rock on, Tommy.

Victor Meldrew- I dont believe it.

FruitOwl Fri 05-Jul-13 13:46:40

Don't mention the war!

GameSetAndMatch Fri 05-Jul-13 16:51:50

and the adverts -


tell em about the honey, mummy.

TheDoctrineOfAllan Fri 05-Jul-13 19:34:50

That's you, that is.

Newman and Baddiel.

GameSetAndMatch Fri 05-Jul-13 20:15:56

You canNOT be serious!!!

I would have gotten away with it were it not for these meddling kids.

It's the way I tellem.

Just like that.

GameSetAndMatch Fri 05-Jul-13 21:28:58

Space-the final frontier....the whole star trek speech.

BegoniaBampot Fri 05-Jul-13 22:17:04

Night John Boy!

Who Loves Ya Baby


Pixel Fri 05-Jul-13 22:51:32

GameSetAndMatch yes I'm old too. 'Bernie, the bolt!'

'Everard, shut that door' and 'What a gay day' - Larry Grayson (still showing age)

I can only think of old ones now!

Massive list here

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Fri 05-Jul-13 22:54:48


redlac Fri 05-Jul-13 22:55:01

You wouldn't let it lie! - Vic Reeves Big Night Out

smallandimperfectlyformed Sun 07-Jul-13 18:07:16

There's been a murder -Taggart.
Drink!Feck!Arse!Girls! - Father Ted.
Bazinga! -The Big Bang Theory
Legen- wait for it - dary - How I Met Your Mother
Not so much a word but a noise, hey with two thumbs up -The Fonz in Happy Days!

Stinkyfeet Sun 07-Jul-13 18:24:25

Language Timothy

GameSetAndMatch Sun 07-Jul-13 19:01:11

Didnt Fonzie used to say 'cool' or 'heeeey' or something, along with the thumbs?

oh yes, and Arnold in Happydays 'yep yep yep yep yep yep yep'.

notnowImreading Sun 07-Jul-13 19:04:06

Lovely. Milky milky.

BabyStone Sun 07-Jul-13 19:10:31

Damn it! 24

lora lora laughs- Cilla Black

roughtyping Sun 07-Jul-13 19:11:51

I have a cunning plan...

GameSetAndMatch Sun 07-Jul-13 19:25:58

I love it when a plan comes together

-how did I forget THAT one?!?

smallandimperfectlyformed Sun 07-Jul-13 20:15:52

If it's in there I'll give you the money myself - Les Dennis in Family Fortunes.
Shut it you slag - Burnside in The Bill. I think it was hey, GameSetAndMatch with regards to The Fonz.
Nanu nanu- Mork in Mork and Mindy.
Not sure it strictly counts as a catchphrase but Ross' 'We were on a break' is pretty memorable from Friends.

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