Catch Phrases of the Eighties
A catch phrase is usually a phrase associated with a character on a TV program or a commercial. The best example would be Bart Simpson with "Eat My Shorts." This is just a small list of such phrases that can best be associated with the 80s. I have a page for slang which covers the typical Valley Girl speak and stuff like that. I also have a page for Movie Quotes to cover stuff from movies.

This page currently edited by: Dagwood. Past editor: Banasy

...And I'll Form...The HEAD!
Keith on Voltron: Defender of the Universe. Keith would say this whenever the Voltron Force formed Voltron.
...This message will self-destruct.
Inspector Gadget on Inspector Gadget. After Gadget says that, he'll throw the exploding message right on Quimby.
3's company
Jack Tripper on MERCY !.
Hillary Banks on Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Hillary would always look so ditzy when saying this phrase!
Samantha Baker on sixteen candles. She says "aces" after her grandparents arrive.
The Actual Retail Price of your...
Bob Barker et al on Price is Right. Bob would say this before revealing the price of some object that folks bid on
The Fonz on Happy Days.
Afternoon Everybody!
Norm on Cheers.
Ahhhhh.........what a rush!
Hawk on The Legion of Doom. Hawk From The Legion of Doom
Ain't that a kick in the butt?
Al Calavicci on Quantum Leap.
Dr. Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap. When Al said or suggested something that involved stories of any of his ex-wives or going into women's bathrooms, Sam would yell at him to get his attention. This usually worked, but almost always triggered a complaint from Al.
Alf on How ya doin' Lucky?.
David on Alvin and the Chipmunks.
Andale! Andale! Arriba! Arriba!
Speedy Gonzales on Looney Tunes. Said by "the fastest mouse in Mexico."
And Now you Know And Knowing Is Half The Battle
G.I. Joe on G.I. Joe. Would say that at the end of every show
And why do they keep sending them to me?
Teachers on You Can't Do That On Television. Follows "Where does the school board find them?"
Anybody Got Any Cheese??
Steve Urkel on Family Matters.
Are you threatening me...?
Sheriff Rosco P Coltrane on The Dukes Of Hazzard.
As always, thanks for your support.
Ed on Bartles and Jaymes Wine Coolers.
Autobots!!! Transform and rollout!!!
Optimus Prime on The Transfomers.
Ay oh- oh ay
Tony Micelli on Who's the Boss?. .shtml
Back in St. Olaf...
Rose Nylund on Golden Girls. Rose would use this in her stories of her life back on the farm.
The balcony is closed.
Roger Ebert or Gene Siskel on Siskel and Ebert and The Movies. Said at the end of each show by each one every other week.
Balki, I have...a plan.
Larry Appleton on Perfect Strangers.
Balki, let's look into the future.
Larry Appleton on Perfect Strangers.
Bat's Breath!
Phineas Bogg on Voyagers!. It only lasted a couple of seasons in 1982-83, but this time-travel show was very popular with kids and starred Jon-Erik Hexum as Phineas Bogg, who later died from an accidental blank gun injury in 1984 while working on the set of another series, "Cover Up."
Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!
Lydia on Beetlejuice.
Believe it... or not.
Narrator on Ripley's Believe It Or Not. The announcer said this after every segment in sort of a creepy tone of voice.
Strawberry Shortcake on Strawberry Shortcake. That's her word for 'very.'
Big Bucks, Big Bucks, No whammies, STOP!
Contestants on Press Your Luck. .shtml
Blast that Peter Pan!
James Hook on Disney's Peter Pan and its saga series.
Blue Skies! Barfy Burgers! Girls!
Any Kid In The Dungeon on You Can't Do That on Television.
Bonkers, Bonks you out!!
Bonkers on Commercial. Man that stuff was good!
Bozhe moi!
Linka on Captain Planet and the Planeteers. That's "Oh, my gosh!" in Russian when she uses it to express or emphasize feelings such as anger, helplessness, and/or frustration.
The Breakfast Club movie
John Bender on Eat My Shorts.
Bubble Yum keeps it poppin'.
Various teens on Bubble Yum bubble gum commercials.
Buck Rogers
robot on Beedie Beedie Beedie.
Bush...we've got bush!
Booger on Revenge of the Nerds.
Buzzard on a buzzsaw
Cletus Hogg on The Dukes of Hazzard.
Buâ€TMdur buâ€TMdur buâ€TMdur thatâ€TMs all folksâ€TM
P-P-Porky Pig on Toons. Porky Pig at the end of a show
By Crom!
Conan the Barbarian on Any Conan films, cartoons, etc. in the franchise.
By the power of Greyskull!
Prince Adam on He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.
C-C-C-C-C-Catch the wave cCoke
Max Headroom on New Coke Commercials. The spots proved more popular than New Coke and spawned a short lived TV Show.
Card Sharks
Announcers on Ace High! Deuce low! Call 'em right and win the $.
Care Bear Stare!!!
all characters in unison on The Care Bears. .shtml
Champagne Wishes And Caviar Dreams
Robin Leach on Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
Come On Down!
Johnny Olson/Rod Roddy on The Price Is Right.
Connect the dots, la la la la la...
Pee-Wee Herman on Pee-Wee's Playhouse.
Coot! Coot!..I love it! I love It!
Roscoe P. Coltrane on The Dukes Of Hazzard. People think I'm crazy,but I use Roscoe's phrases a lot.
cosby show
kenny on yes.
The ninja turtles on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Said by the turtles.
cuff em and stuff em
roscoe p coletrain on dukes of hazzard. whenever roscoe was arresting somebody
Cut, It, Out
DAVE COULIER on OUT OF CONTROL. This is not Joey on Full was the same guy, Dave Coulier, who played Uncle Joey on Full House..but he did it on his show he had before Full House started airing, on a show called "Out of Control", on Nickelodeon.
Cut that jibba jabba!
Mr. T on A-Team. Another great Mr.T catch phrase.
Danger Mouse
Danger Mouse on Good Grief!.
Da plane boss, da plane!
Mr. Rourke and Tatoo on Fantasy Island. And Mr Rourke would always say, "Welcome, to Fantasy Island"
Dear Dad....
Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H. On occasion, he writes a letter to his father about what happened right from the very start on the Korean war.
Demon Dogs!!
Thundar on Thundar the Barbarian.
Dengeki Sentai Changeman
Gyodai on Gyodaaaaaaaaiii.
Did I do that?
Steve Urkel on Family Matters. .shtml
did i do that
steve erkul on familly matters. ha ha
Dinky, you birdbrain!
Grandpa Little on The Littles.
Do Bears Bare Do Bees Bee.
David Addison on Moonlighting.
Norm on Cheers. Norm sometime says about life, "It's a dog-eat-dog world, and I'm wearing milkbone underwear!"
Homer on The Simpsons.
Homer Simpson on DYNAMITE. He always says this when he does something wrong or when something goes wrong
Don'cha Know?!
Bobby's Mom on Bobby's World.
Don't be ridickulas! Cousin Larry!
Balki on Perfect Strangers. Balki always said this, he was so funny
Don't Call Me Squirt!
Michelle Tanner on Full House.
Don't encourage him!
Parent on You Can't Do that on Television!.
Don't lay this at my door step
Thelma Harper on Mama's Family.
Don't move, Dirtbag!
Hooks on Police Academy.
Don't say "si", say "oui".
Inspector on the Inspector cartoon shorts. When his sidekick Deux-Deux hears his leader's orders, he says "yes" in Spanish, but he simply corrects him with a French word.
Do the Mario!
Mario and Luigi on Super Mario Brothers Super Show. This was at the very end of the episode and Mario and Luigi would say something similar to "and now there's only one thing left to do." or something like that.
Duh...I heard that!
Barth on You Can't Do That on Television. .shtml
Duh it's Barth! BARTH!
Barth on You Can't Do That On Television. Barth would say this line whenever any of the kids pronounnced his name incorrectly.
Dukes of HAzzard
Boss Hogg on dag blast-it.
Dukes of HAzzard
Cooter Davenport on See below--said by Cooter on the CB.
Dukes of HAzzard
Roscoe P. Coltrane on Enos you dipstick.
Dukes of HAzzard
Roscoe P. Coltrane on OOOO what a horendous crash.
Dukes of Hazzard
Cooter on I may be crazy but i ain't dumb! Crazy Cooter here.
Dukes of Hazzard
Rosco P. Coltrane on Say hello from Roscoe .
Dukes of Hazzard
Roscoe P. Coltrane on Freeze!!.
The Dukes of Hazzard
Boss Hogg on Them Dukes! Them Dukes!.
The Dukes of Hazzard
Sheriff Roscoe Coltrane on Deh-Deh-Deh---Dukes!.
Eat My Shorts
Bart Simpson on The Simpsons.
Screech on Saved By The Bell. Everytime someone said something that made Screech even the tiniest bit nervous he'd say "eep!" As if to say "someone is on to us."
Jack Dalton on MacGyver.
Captain Jean Luc Picard on Star Trek Next Generation. "Engage" meaning every time they went into warp speed.
Bart Simpson on The Simpsons.
family matters
steve urkel on did i do that? or anybody got any cheese.
family matters
urkel on Do the urkel.
Family Ties
none on Sit, Ubu, Sit! Good Boy!.
Fantasy Island
Mr. Roarke on Smiles.
Feel The Power of The ultimate Warriorrrrrrrr!
The Ultimate Warrior on WWF Wrestling. .shtml
Fer sure
Janice on The Muppet Show. Said by Janice, the female singer of the Electric Mayhem.
FIRE BAD!!!!!!!
Phil Hartman on Saturday Night Live. Phil Hartman As Frankstein.
For crying out loud!
Dr. Mark Craig on St. Elswhere.
Form blazing sword!
Keith on Voltron.
For the honor of Greyskull!!
Princess Adora on She-Ra: Princess of Power.
Detective Sonny Crockett on Miami Vice. One of my favorite shows. If you like it as much as I do, take a peak at it has quite a bit of info on the show too
Freeze! This is Miami Vice!
Crockett on Miami Vice. .shtml
Full House
Michelle Tanner on You got it dude!.
Full House
Michelle on You're in big trouble mister!.
Full House
Stephanie Tanner on How RUDE!!!.
Full House
Uncle Jesse on Kapeesh?.
Gadget Boy and Heather
Agent Heather and sometimes Gadget Boy on Morgh Time G-9!.
Gadget Boy and Heather
Gadget Boy and/or Agent Heather on Morph Time G-9!.
Chill on Perfect Strangers. Balki. When he can't believe something.
Get out of the city!!
Balki on Perfect Strangers.
Get your pets spayed or neutered. Please
Bob Barker on Price Is Right.
Go, Go Gadget Go!
Inspector Gadget on Inspector Gadget.
Go, Joe!
The G.I. Joe team on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
Go home! Go home! Go home!!
Carl Winslow on Family Matters. Yelling at Urkel.
Golden Girls
Blanche Devereux on Get outta here.
Golden Girls
Dorothy Zbornak on Shady Pines Ma.
Golden Girls
Dorothy on Shut up, Rose!.
Good evening, and what can I tell ya?
Dennis Miller on Saturday Night Live. Dennis Miller always opened "Update" with this little ditty. Dennis Miller was the god of "Weekend Update" in the 80s.
Good Grief!
Charlie Brown on Charlie Brown Specials.
Good news! Good news!
Roscoe P. Coltrane on The Dukes Of Hazzard. The 80's Ruled!
Got any cheese?
Steve Urkel on Family Matters.
Gotta Blast
Jimmy Neutron on Jimmy Neutron-Boy Genius. Always said when exiting
Great Scott!
Superman on Superman cartoons and Superfriends.
Greyskull of power the by!
Prince Adam on He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Prince Adam had to say the phrase backwards when he was on Orko's homeworld in one episode.
Shaggy on Scooby Doo. Shaggy says this a lot in Scooby Doo.
HA!!! And you think thats fair!!!!!!!???????
Carol Seaver on Growing Pains.
Ha! I kill me!
ALF on ALF. .shtml
Ha! I kill me.
ALF on ALF. Everytime Alf would tell a joke and made himself laugh he'd say "Ha! I kill me.
Handle it , Roy!
Boss Hogg on Dukes of Hazzard. Said with Southern accent, of course--more like "Hannel it Roy!"
handle it roy
Boss Hogg on Dukes of Hazard. the catch-phrase "Handle it Roy" was never used in "The Dukes of Hazard" instead it was used by the mayor in the ABC TV series "Carter Country"
hanna barbarra
snagglepuss on exit stage left.
Happy Days
Richie Cunningham on Yowza, yowza, yowza.
Happy Days
Various characters on I found my thrill (sang).
Happy days
Mr. Cunningham on Joanie, go to your room!.
Have Mercy!!
Hermies (jesse) katsopoilis on Full House. no
Have mercy
Uncle Jesse on Full House. .shtml
Steve Garratt on Book Him Dano !.
Heeeeerrrrre's Johnny!
Ed McMahon on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Originated in the 70's, but McMahon retained the greeting until he left with Carson in 1992.
Hello, Boys
"Guv" on Blazing Saddles. Mel Brook's character was referring to his mistress' chest as his eyes wandered aimlessly while signing a document.
Help! I've fallen, and I can't get up!
Little Old Lady on Med-alert Commercials.
Here! Kitty, Kitty, Kitty!!!
Here is Your First Subject..............Go!
Dick Clark on $25,000 and $100,000 Pyramid. Just before the start of the Winner's Circle round.
Here's the first item up for bids.
Bob Barker on The Price Is Right. And still says it today with same frequency. Going on 33 years, now!
He's on the Jazz
B.A. Face, and Murdock on The A-team. .shtml
Hey, hey, hey! (pronounced H-A-Y-!)
Dwayne on What's Happening.
Fat Albert on Fat Albert.
Hey, Preppy!
A.C. Slater on Saved By The Bell.
Hey Edison!!
Luigi on Super Mario Brothers' Super Show. said to summon Edison, the electrician living under the basement. (at least I think that's what he was...)
Hey Hay Hey
Dwayne on What's Happening. .shtml
Hey Red!
Every one at Fraggle Rock on Fraggle Rock. One thing that was always said whenever Red would show up to the group.
Hey Willie
ALF on ALF. .shtml
Heyyy Yooou Guuys!!!
on Electric Company. ZOOM has nothing on The Electric Company!
Hi, I'm Chucky. Wanna play?
Chucky (Charles Lee Ray) the Bad Doll on The Child's Play horror saga. When 6-year-old Andy Barclay pulls a string on Chucky's back, he carries one of over 10 phrases.
Hi, Nanny!
Muppet Babies on Muppet Babbies.
Connor MacLeod on There can be only one..
Hi Neighbor
Mr.Fred Rogers on Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. He always said this at the end of his little song.
Hi Sam!
Sabrina on Sabrina. That was this incredible phrase anytime poor Sam got the ladder out to climb Sab's window. Sorry, Sam G. - I know I say it toooooo often! :o)
Hold on Tigershark
Various on Tigersharks. How the Tigersharks respond when one of their own is in considerable distress.
Homey don't play that.
Homey the Clown on In Living Color.
Minnie Pearl on Hee Haw.
How long have you been there? Long enough to know-
Sam Beckett and Admiral Al Calavicci on Quantum Leap. Al would usually pop in with know one know it... usually while something weird, sexy, or trivial is going on, and Sam would be shocked to find out he was there the whole time!
How much longer Papa Smurf?
Smurfs on Smurfs.
How rude!
Stephanie Tanner on Full House. .shtml
Stephanie Tanner on FULL HOUSE.
How you doin'?
Joey on Friends.
Hungry, Hungry, Hippos!!!
Hungry Hippo's Game on Commercial.
I ain't goin' on no damn plane, FOOL!
B.A. Barrakas on The A-team.
I am, and stop calling me Shirley!
Dr. Rumack (aka) Leslie Nielson on Airplane. This phrase is heard many times throughout the movie. It's a classic.
I brought you in this world and I'll take you out.
Cliff on Cosby Show. When Cliff is talking to Theo.
I don't have to take this, I'm going home
Steve Urkel on Family Matters. In response to Carl Winslow's repeated phrase of "Go home, go home, go home, go home!" whenever Urkel would push him to the breaking point.
I Get No Respect
Rodney Dangerfield on From his stand up days (and some of his movies). .shtml
I hate Rock N Roll!
Rowdy Roddy Piper on Hulk Hogan's Rock N Wrestling.
I have the power!!!
He-Man on He-Man Masters of the Universe. .shtml
I Heard That!
Barth on You Can't Do That On Television. Barth would always say this after one of the kids said something insulting about his burgers! (But they had good reason to!)
I hear you, Benson!
Grethen Kraus on Benson. She yells to Benson from off-screen.
I just had one of my brillant ideas
Blair Warner on Facts of Life.. .shtml
I know That Duuude!
Jeff Spicoli on Fast Times At Ridgmont High.
I'll be back.
The Terminator on The Terminator. .shtml
I'll be back
arnold shwartzannager on the terminator.
I'll cuff ya and stuff ya
Rosco P. Coltraine on The Dukes of Hazzard.
I'll get you next time, Gadget... next time!
Dr. Claw on Inspector Gadget.
I Love It, I Love It
Rosco P. Coletraine on The Dukes of Hazzard.
I love it when a plan comes together!
George Peppard on A-Team. Said whenever they've done something completely unrealistic and pulled it off anyway right before he puts a cigar in his mouth smirking.
I love this razor so much, I bought the company.
Victor Kiam on Remington Electric Shavers Commercial.
I'm crushing your head!
Mr. Ticsic, the headcrusher on The Kids In The Hall.
I'm doomed!!!
Stephanie Tanner on Full House .
I meant to do that.
The bat on Eureeka's Castle. The bat said that whenever he crashed into something, trying to fly. He had poor eyesight, so he did that all the time.
I meant to do that
Pee Wee Herman on Various. Said whenever he did something stupid like fall on his face.
I'm Gumby, DAMN IT!
Gumby (played by Eddie Murphy) on Saturday Night Live.
I'm in hot pursuit
Roscoe P. Coltrane on The Dukes Of Hazzard.
I'm Larry. This is my brother, Darryl. This is my other brother, Darryl
Larry on From Newhart. .shtml
I'm not Herb!
Any Customer on Burger King Commercial.
I'm the baby, gotta luv me.
The Baby on Dinosaurs. .shtml
The Incredible Hulk
Dr David Banner on Don't make me angry.You wont like me when Im angry.
In Living Color
Fire Marshall Bill on Let me show you something!.
Inspector Gadget
Inspector Gadget on Go Go Gadget Arms!.
I picked a helluva week to quit drinking/smoking/e
Air Traffic Controller on Airplane. Lloyd Bridges in the control tower becomes increasingly incapacitated as he begins smoking, drinking, and snorting coke
I pity the fool!
Mr. T on The A-Team. .shtml
I Play For Keeps!
Michael on Night Rider. David Hasselhoff is bonafied bad ass!
Is it much farther, Papa Smurf?
Smurfs on Smurfs. This is what the Smurfs would ask Papa on long trips. He would usually reply the first two times with "Not much farther, my little Smurfs" and then on their third inquiry he would yell "Yes It is!!"
Isn't that special?
Church Lady on Saturday Night Live. One of sevearl classic characters played by Dana Carvey during the late 80s
I still got it!
Ralph Malph on Happy Days. He plays or tells any practical jokes towards any of his friends, including the Fonz and Richie.
I taught I taw a puddy tat.
Tweety on Looney Tunes.
It's alright mum
Ian Beale on EastEndeders. He says it in a weasily way.
It's crime fighting time!
Bullit Proof on C.O.P.S.
It's show time synergy
Jerrica on Jem and the Holograms. .shtml
It works for me.
Detective Hunter on Hunter. He says that at the end of the opening theme
I've fallen and I can't get up!
Old Lady on Medilert Commercial.
George Jetson on The Jetsons.
velma on scooby doo. Its Velma again
velma on scooby- doo. velma said jinkies whenever she was suprised! :)
Thelma on Scooby Doo. this site brought back some great memories .... thanks!
The Jokers Wild
Jack Barry on Joker.....Joker....JOKER!.
Just Kidding!!!!!!!!
All Of The Cast on Kids Incorporated.
Keep your feet on the ground and...
Casey Kasem on America's Top Ten. "Keep your FEET on the ground and keep reaching for the (or those) stars."
Kick it!
Wembley on Mama's Family. When ever they left the house they said "Kick it"
Kidd Video
Master Blaster on I'm Taking You To The Flipside!.
Let me at 'em! Let me at 'em!
Scrappy-Doo on Scooby-Doo. Said by Scrappy when he wants to go beat up the bad guy.
Let me get this straight.
Balki on Perfect Strangers. Balki says this right after Larry tells him something, and then he repeats whatever Larry has just told him.
lets be careful out there
sargent ? on Hill Street Blues. tv detective show
Let's Get Dangerous
Duck wing duck on Duck wing Duck. when the duck and his partner is about to got and fight crime
Let's Go, Voltron Force!
Kieth on Voltron. Said before assembling Voltron.
Let's Rock!!!
Al Bundy on Married With Children.
Let's ROCK!
Al Bundy on Married With Children. Al Bundy's war cry.
Let's show the Renegades what a Power Warrior
Leader-1 on Challenge of the Gobots. Can Do. Whenever the power suits were connected to the power ship Courageous Leader-1 would always shout this phrase out.
Let the Fraggle's Play! Down at Fraggle Rock!
Fraggle's on Fraggle Rock.
LIFE cereal commercial
Mikey's brother on He likes it!!Mikey likes it!!.
Lisa, don't encourage your mother.
Senator Lance Prevert on You Can't Do That On Television. Senator Prevert would say that everytime someon encouraged their mother to say or do something that was stupid and vice-versa.
The Littles
Grandpa Little on He's dumber than you are!.
Live From New York its Saturday Night
Anybody on Saturday Night Live.
Look Ma! I Caught a Fraggle!
Jr. Gorg on Fraggle Rock. Jr. Gorg would say this whenever he thought he caught a Fraggle.
Look Ma! i caught a Fraggle!
(dont recall his name... its a trash pile guy) on Fraggle Rock. i dont remember the phrases to well mainly because i havent seen the show in so long. please look and see if you can find some from this show though. thank you.
Looks like I picked the wrong day to quit...
the air traffic controller on Airplane!. (insert random addictive drug at the end of the phrase)
Lords of Light!!
Thundar on Thundar the Barbarian.
Lordy, Lordy, Lordy!
Jack Tripper on Three's Company.
Love Connection
Chuck Wollery on we'll be back in two and two.
M-M-Max Headroom Heeeeeere
Max Headroom on Max Headroom. We cannot forget the humor of our stuttering, computer-generated friend, by courtesy of Matt Frewer, who opened every show by stating this quote.
Make it so!
Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
mama mia!
Mario on Super Mario Brothers' Super Show.
Mama's Family
Iola Boyland on Knock KNOCK.
Mama's Family
Thelma Harper on Don't you even think of looking at me..
Mama's Family
Thelma Harper on In a hen's hiney !.
Mama's Family
Thelma Harper on Well, Good Lord !.
Mama's Family
vinton harper on MaMUH.
Man i love being a turtle !!
Teenage mutant ninja turtles on teenage mutant ninja turtles. yes yes there is. im not sure if this was in the 80's could be early 90's..but still...its cool!
Maybe, Maybe Not!
Murray Bozinsky on Riptide. .shtml
Road Runner on Looney Tunes.
Me Grimlock, King
Grimlock on Transformers.
Missed it! by that much
Maxwell Smart on Get Smart..
Jack Tripper on Three's Company.
Monroe, you idiot!
Henry Rush on Too Close For Comfort.
Mr. Rogers
Mr. Rogers on Won't you be my neighbor?.
Mr. T
Robin on What the hairy heck?.
My brother always told me...
Kenny on Cosby Show. This is the line that Kenny on "Cosby" would always say when explaining why the world or women are the way they are.
My glasses!!!
Velma on Scooby Doo. Velma would always lose her glasses at the most inopportune times.
My little heart's goin
Shotgun Red on Country Clips.
My spider sense is tingling me!
Spider-Man on any Spider-Man series in the frnachise.
My Tailor is going to love this.
Face on The A-Team.
Nanoo Nanoo
Mork on Mork and Mindy. .shtml
Never feed him after midnight.
Mr. Wing's grandson on Gremlins. From the movie "Gremlins"
Nice touch
Garfield on Garfield and Friends. Garfield would say this whenever something about the location impressed him as being particularly interesting or dramatic.. .shtml
Night Court
Mac Robinson on Oh my dear lord..
Nobody puts Baby in a Corner
Johnny Castle on Dirty Dancing. Johnny says this right before him and Baby dance.
No class.
Russell Cosby on Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.
No g-news is good g-news with Gary, Gnu.
Gary Gnu on The Great Space Coaster. .shtml
No Problem!
ALF on ALF. .shtml
Wayne Campbell on Wayne's World on SNL.
Nothing Comes Between Me And My Calvins
Brooke Shields on Commercials. .shtml
Not the Mama!
Baby Dinosaur on Dinosaurs.
Not the mama, Not the mama
eh on Dinosaurus. In the episode the dad is trying to get baby to say daddy and he continues to say Not the mama, not the mama, then finally says da-deee and the father calls fran the wife and said he said daddy and the baby goes daddy, daddy, haha not the mama
Now we do the dance of Joy!
Balky on Perfect Strangers. .shtml
Buckwheat (Eddie Murphy) on Saturday Night Live. Eddie was only one of two SNL players to survive the cast purge following the dismal 1981 season. playing Buckwheat helped, as well as his Stevie wonder impersonation, often with Joe Piscopo(the other survivor) playing Frank Sinatra.
Of course I do, don be reedeeculous
Balki Bartokomous on Perfect Strangers. .shtml
Oh, bother!
Pooh on The New Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh.
Oh, d-d-d-dear!
Piglet on The New Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh.
Kool-Aid Pitcher on Kool-Aid Commercial.
Oh Boy!
Sam Beckett on Quantum Leep. This was the phrase Sam would always say after a leap.
Oh Kermie!
Miss Piggy on The Muppet Show. Miss Piggy expressing her affection for the mighty green one, Kermit the Frog.
Oh my god...
Dr. Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap. This was said during the earlier episodes of "Quantum Leap," before he really got into saying "Oh boy!" For example: "Oh my god, I'm Popeye!" "Oh my god, I'm a DJ!" "Oy vey, I'm the rabbi!"
Oh my Gosh!
Amanda King on Scarecrow and Mrs. King. She said it so much that it was how Lee (Scarecrow) could tell between her and her "look-a-like."
Oh my lord!!
Larry on Perfect Strangers. .shtml
Oookla! Ariel! We ride!
thundar on thundar the barbarian.
Ooooh yeah, DIG IT!!!
Randy Savage on WWF. .shtml
Ooooooooh, .....I'm tellin momma!
Dee on What's Happening.
Orange you smart?
Singer on Florida Orange Juice commercial.
Pandemonium Running Wild!
Mean Gene Okerland (SP?) on WWF Wrestling. This was "Mean Gene's" catch phrase for when all Hell broke loose in the ring.
Pee-Wee's Playhouse
Pee-Wee Herman on I know you are, but what am I?.
Pickle me grandmother!
Ted Bullpit on Kingswood Country. (Australian TV show)
Picture it... Sicily...
Sophia Petrillo on Golden Girls. When Sophia is about to tell a tall tale...
The plane! The plane!
Tatto on Fantasy Island. .shtml
Police work is my life
Rosco P. Coletraine on The Dukes of Hazzard.
Possum on a gum bush
Enos Strait on The Dukes of Hazzard.
The Power Is YOURS!
Captain Planet on Captain Planet.
Press Your Luck
Various Game Show Contestants on Big Bucks, no Whammies, and STOP!.
Punky Brewster
Punky Brewster on Holy Macanoly!.
Punky Brewster
Punky Brewster on I Got PUNKY POWER!!! .
Punky Power!
Punky Brewster on Punky Brewster. .shtml
Resistance is futile!
Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Resistance is futile.
The Borg on Star Trek: The Next Generation. You have this credited to captain Picard... should be the Borg :)
Right Turn, Clyde
Clint Eastwood on Every Which Way But Loose.
Robble robble!
Hamburglar on the McDonald's commercials.
Cast on Hee Haw. Said whenever a cast member or a guest salutes their hometown (usually a small town.)
Rear Admiral Al Calavicci on Quantum Leap. Al's triggered protest upon hearing his name.
Sanford & Son
Fred Sanford on It's a big one e'lizbeth.
Saturday Night Live - Coffee Talk skit
Linda Richman on It's Like Butta.
Saturday Night Live
Buddy Precisely on Wait at the bar!.
Save us the aisle seats.
Roger Ebert or Gene Siskel on At The Movies. This was said at the end of this show that preceeded "Siskel and Ebert and The Movies".
Say What!?
Willis on Dif'rent strokes.
Say your prayers and take your vitamins.
Hulk Hogan on WWF.
Scooby-Doo on Scooby-Doo.
zach morris on Saved by the bell. whenever screech messed up zach or any of the other from the saved by the bell gang would all shout screech..what have you done kinda thing
Sesame Street
Mr Hooper on Hooper Big Bird! It's Hooper..
Shame, Shame everybody knows your name
Rosco P. Coltraine on The Dukes of Hazzard.
Mork from Ork on Mork and Mindy. Mork would say this when something went wrong.
Shepard to lost sheep
Uncle Jesse on The Dukes of Hazzard.
the simpsons
bart simpsons on dont have a cow man.
Sit, Ubu, Sit! Good dog!
none on unsure...maybe cheers?. sound byte heard at the end of show.
Sit on it, Potsy
Richie Cunnigham on Happy Days.
Sit Ubu, sit. Good boy
n/a on Family ties. This was always at the very end, after the closing credits.
Small Wonder
Bonnie Brindle on Bye-yeee!.
Small Wonder
Bonnie Brindle on Hi-yeee!.
Small Wonder
Bonnie Brindle on No-nuh-nuh-no-no-no!.
Smeg Head
Various on Red Dwarf. A general insulting word on red dwarf a bbc sitcom that was shown in the us during the 90's but was made in the late 80's through the late 1990's
Any Smurf on The Smurfs.. It means anything.
Snausage Dog on Snausages commercial. Also my friend Lisa's catchphrase.
Dana Carvey on Choppin' Broccolli!.
So! Do Ya Feel Lucky PUNK?
harry on dirty harry.
Someone's in Trouuuuble!
Tootie on Facts of Life.
Sorry bout that!
Maxwell Smart on Get Smart. The "cone of silence" was also a catchy phrase though not used in public...
Stars, return!
Jezmine on Conan the Adventurer. She magically summon the throwing stars to return to her after she throws them at any object or villain.
Stifle yourself!
Archie Bunker on All in the Family.
super intendent chalmers
simpsons on SKINNER!!!!! what are those kids doing?.
Survey Says!!
Richard Dawson on Family Feud. Predates the 80s a bit, but certainly said throughout the 80s as well.
Survey Says!
Richard Dawson et al on Family Feud. Richard Dawson would build the suspense during the final round before revealing the point total of the result of the big money survey's at the end of the show.
sword of omens, give me sight beyond sight
lionel on Thundercats. Lionel says this when fellow Thundercats are in trouble
Synchronise Swatches!
Parker Lewis on Parker Lewis Can't Lose.
Take off you hoser!
Bob and Doug Mackenzie on SC TV. .shtml
Tales from the Crypt
Crypt Keeper on Hello boils and ghouls!.
Tales from the Crypt
Crypt Keeper on Remember that kiddies.. Hee Hee Hee!.
Talk amongst yourselves
Mike Myers on SNL.
Tastes great!! ...Less filling!!
Commercial on Miller Lite. This 80's slogan was often repeated in conversation throughout popular culture.
Thanks a lot, Carol!
Mike Seaver on Growing Pains.
Thank you very much
Latka- Andy Kaufman on Taxi. .shtml
That is soo fetch!!
Sexy Mamma on Brittany Green.
That's Incredible!
The Audience on That's Incredible. They say this at the beginning of every show.
That's one sneaky kid!
El Capitan (Les Lye) on You Can't Do That On Television. Said just before El Capitan manages to have himself shot trying to execute one of the younger regulars.
There's gonna be troublllllllllllle......
Tootie on Facts of Life.
This I command!
Serpentor on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
This is heavy!
Marty Mcfly on Back to the Future.
This is the big one! I'm coming to join you, Elizabeth!
Fred Sanford on Sanford & Son. When he's upset and trying to fake a heart-attack.
"This Is Your Brain On Drugs"
Narrator on Public Service Announcement. Said on a PSA while showing an image of an egg being cracked and poured into a hot frying pan.
This is your fault, Charles!
Anyone of the Powells Family on Charles in Charge.
Lion-O on Thundercats HOOOOO!.
Tigersharks on You've got a tiger by the tail.
Zach Morris on Saved By The Bell. He says that, and everybody but him freezes.
Time to go!
Turbo on Challenge of the Gobots. Whenever the Guardians had to leave a particularly dangerous situation Turbo would say "time to go."
Time to make the doughnuts!
Dunkin' Donuts Guy on Commercial.
"Toastally Awesome!"
Announcer on cereal commercial on Commercial. Exclamation at the end of the commercial or Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
Today's Secret word is.........
Pee-Wee Herman on Pee-Wee's Playhouse. ..............and the word of the day. He extracted the word from Conky the Robot at the beginning of every show.
Transform and Roll Out!
Optimus Prime on Transformers. .shtml
Truly outrageous!!
Various on Jem.
Trust Me, I know what I'm doing
Sledgehammer on Sledge Hammer!. .shtml
Turtle Power!
Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo and Raphael on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
he-man and lion-o on he-man and thunderkats. by the power of grayskull - he-man sword of omens give me sight beyond sight - thunderkats
Up your nose with a rubber hose
Cast of Welcome Back Kotter on Welcome Back Kotter. "Up your nose with a rubber hose" was from "Welcome Back Kotter" and not "Happy Days." It was said by the various cast members. If you think I was overly nasty by this comment, just tell me "up your nose with a rubber hose and twice as far with a chocolate bar."
Up your nose with a rubber hose
Vincent 'Vinnie' Barbarino on Welcome Back Kotter. You had this credited to the (Fonz ?) but it is Vinnie from Welcome back. Later changed to Garden hose.
Up your nose with rubber hose
Fonzie? on Happy Days.
Wabba Wabba Wabba
Downtown Julie Brown on Club MTV.
Wah Wah Wah
Chachi on Happy Days. I was shocked not to see this one.
Wait to go, Carl!
Mother Winslow on Family Matters. She always says this sarcastically whenever Carl messes up on something lol.
Watch, and learn.
Larry on Perfect Strangers.
Watch it, sucka!
Aunt Esther on Sanford and Son. She would say this to Fred whenever he got out of line.
Watch the video folks!
Shotgun Red on Country Clips.
Wayne's World! Wayne's World! Party on! Excellent!
Wayne and Garth on Saturday Night Live. Said at the beginning of every "Wayne's World" episode.
Wayne's World
Wayne on Shwinnnng!.
We are here to pump you up.
Hans and Franz on Saturday Night Live. don't forget the clap between pump and you
We just want to pump (clap) you up.
Hans and Franz (said together.) on SNL.
Welcome Back, Kotter
Vinnie Barbarino and others on Get off my case, Toilet Face! .
Welcome to Pooh Corner
Tigger on T.T.F.N. Tah, Tah for now..
Well, I bet that the neighbors are just lovin this!
Thelma Harper on Mamma's Family.
Well, isn't that Special?!
Dana Carvey as the Church Lady on SNL. .shtml
Well, of course not, don't be ridiculous.
Balki on Perfect Strangers.
Well, pin a rose on your nose.
Stephanie Tanner on Full House.
We'll be back with more---stuff!!
Chuck Barris on The Gong Show.
Well Excuuuuuuse Me, Princess!
Link on Adventures of Zelda. Every Friday during The Super Mario Brothers Show.
Well feed me nails and call me rusty.
Balki on Perfect Starngers. You have a great site here!
Well pin a rose on your nose
Stephanie Tanner on Full House.
We Ride
Thundar the Barbarian on Thundar the Barbarian. Whenever a plan that the Sorceress Ariel made got to complicated for Thundar's brain to comprhend he would say this and ride off.
Whatcha gonna do when Hulkamania runs wild on you?
Hulk Hogan on WWF.
Whats, up doc?
Bugs Bunny on Bugs Bunny.
What You Talkin' 'Bout Willis?
Gary Coleman on Diff'rent Strokes. .shtml
wheel of fortune
game show Wheel Of Fortune on I'd Like To Buy A Vowel Please.
When I grow up my husband's name is going to be BU
Rudy on Cosby Show. She said, when I grow my husband's name is going to be BUUUDDD
Where do I come up with them?
Balki on Perfect Strangers. Balki always said this after he made a joke or thought he made a joke.
Where's the Beef
Little Old Lady on Wendy's commercials from the early eighties.. .shtml
Where's the Mama?
Baby on Dinosaurs. My favourite ever
Who (What) do ya' think is in the burgers?
Moose, Lisa, etc. on You Can't Do That On Television. Always said when the kids ate at Barth's Burgery.
Who could it be? Could it be, Satan?
Dana Carvy as the Church Lady on Saturday Night Live skit Church Chat.. .shtml
Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghostbusters!
Various on Ghostbusters, movies and cartoon shows.. .shtml
Who you messin' foo'!!
Whitey on Whitey. This website is the bomb man!
'why don't you marry it?'
pee wee on pee wee's playhouse. similar to "I know you are..."
Willie, throw another cat on the barbie!
Alf on Alf. self explanatory
Woa Baby
Michelle Tanner on Full house.
Woah baby!
Michelle on Full House on michelle. nope
Wocka, Wocka, Wocka
Fozzie Bear on Muppet Babies. Fozzie used this line after almost every joke he told.
Animal on The Muppet Show. Said by Animal, the out-of-control, woman-loving Muppet.
WonderTwin Powers Activate!
Wonder Twins on SuperFriends.
Wooa mama!
Steve Erkell on Family Matters.
Woof! Woof! Whatever!
Kids On You Can't Do That On Television on You Can't Do That On Television. This was said after Barth told one of the kids how to pronounce his name.
Joey on Blossom. This is the greatest catch phrase ever!!! Bring back BLOSSOM!!!!
Works for me
Hunter on Hunter. .shtml
Wouldn't be prudent.
Dana Carvey as George Bush, Sr. on Saturday Night Live.
Would you do it for a Scooby Snack?
Velma, Daphne, Fred, etc. on Scooby Doo. Whenever Scooby and Shaggy don't want to do something, they get bribed to do it with a Scooby Snack.
Inspector Gadget on Inspector Gadger. Inspector Gadget, and sometimes his niece Penny, would say this if they were surprised.
Inspector Gadget on Inspector Gadget.
Wubba Wubba Wubba
Downtown Julie Brown on MTV.
Yabba Dabba Do!
Fred Flintstone on The Flintstone's.
Yeah... That's the ticket
John Lovitz character on Saturday Night Live. .shtml
Yee Haw
Bo on Dukes of Hazzard. Said whenever he jumps a bridge. .shtml
Yipee Skipee!
Miss Piggy on Muppet Babies.
"Yo, Adrian"
Rocky Balboa on Rocky. Rocky trying to get Adrian's attention from the street.
Yo, Mall-o-ry!
Nick (Mallory Keaton's boyfriend) on Family Ties.. .shtml
Yo Devan...!
David Hasselhoff on Knight Rider.
Various characters on The Simpsons. Yoink! Said whenever someone magically pops up and steals something out of a charater's hand
Yo Joe!
Duke on G.I. Joe. G.I. Joe's signature battle cry.
You big dummy
Fred Sanford on Sanford and Son. .shtml
You Can't Do That On Television
Barth on Waste not want not I always say..
You could be-RICH
Ed McMahon on Publishers' Clearing House commercial.
You got it dude! (thumbs up)
Michelle on Full House.
You got it dude
Michelle on Full House. .shtml
You got Tic Tac Dough!
Wink Martindale on Tic Tac Dough. He says that when a contestant has won the game.
You guys are murder!
Max The Chauffeur on Hart To Hart.
You Look Mahvelous
Billy Crystal on Saturday Night Live. .shtml
You're an Idiot Starscream!
Megatron on Transformers. .shtml
You're in BIG TROUBLE,Mister!
Michelle on Full House.
You're in big trouble mister
Stephanie Tanner on Full House. .shtml
Your over.
Mr. Roarke on Fantasy Island. Mr. Roarke would say this when abruptly ending a character's fantasy on his island.
You've got a tiger by the tail
Various on Tigersharks. Said when one of the Tigersharks was in trouble.
You want me to get that?
Benson on Soap. He said this whenever the doorbell would ring in the Tate mansion. Not real popular, but I remember it well. It was one of my favorite shows.
You wouldn't hit a guy with glasses would you?
Bugs Bunny on Loonie Tunes. One time when Bugs got himself into a peck of trouble with one of his rivals for Daisy Lou's affection he put on a pair of glasses and said "you wouldn't hit a guy with glasses would you?"?
You wouldn't like me when I'm angry.
David Banner on The Incredible Hulk.
Screech on Saved By The Bell.
Shaggy on Scooby Doo. He always said that whenever he was surprised or scared.
Gadget Boy on Gadget Boy and Heather. Gadget Boy would most often say this when he was surprised and/or intriqued by something
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