Everyday Quotable Movie (and TV) Lines.

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Hollywood has invaded everyday conversation in our home. We find ourselves repeatedly communicating to each other with lines borrowed from movies and television. They are surprisingly handy, provide immediate context (because of their use in the movie or TV series) and are fun because they remind us of the show. The lines are generally delivered in manner imitating how they were delivered in the show, adding to the fun.

I have compiled some of our favorites. Of course, this is as much a commentary what kind of movies we like as anything else. Feel free to comment and add your own from your dealings with your family.

.” — Doctor Horrible’s Sing-a-Long blog.

!” — Doctor Horrible’s Sing-a-Long blog.

.” Doctor Horrible’s Sing-a-Long blog.” [note: this one must be said singing, like this]:

” — Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-Long blog.

.” — Doctor Horrible’s Sing-a-Long blog.

.” — Doctor Horrible’s Sing-a-Long blog.

” — Ghostbusters.

.” — Ghostbusters.

.” — Ghostbusters.

.” — Stripes.

.” — Stripes. [note: must be said like Bill Murray says it here]:

.” — Stripes.

” — ET [must be said in ET’s voice] Also true for “.”

.” — Star Wars.

.” — Star Wars [must be said cool, reflecting acknowledgement of a statement of the obvious, like Hans Solo]:

.” — Star Wars.

.” — Star Wars.

.” — Star Trek the Next Generation. [generally accompanied with Pickard’s forward thrusting hand gesture, like so]:

Likewise for “.”

.” — The Original Star Trek.

.” — Galaxy Quest.

” — Galaxy Quest.

.” — Game of Thrones.

” — The Wizard of Oz.

.” — The Wizard of Oz.

.” — The Wizard of Oz. [must be said in fashion of Wicked Witch].

.” — The Wizard of Oz. [must be said in the manner of the Wizard]:

.” — The Princess Bride.

” — The Princess Bride. [Once again must be said in the incredulous fashion of the character].

.” — The Princess Bride.

” — The Princess Bride [generally said while making sword fighting motions].

” To which all present respond “” — Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

.” — Mary Poppins

I’ll add more as I am reminded of them by me or my family using them again in ordinary conversation.

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Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

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