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Miley Cyrus’ sweet, sweet Niblets

April 15th, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 26 Comments

Wanting more after the Michelle/Stephanie Tanner video, we went a-searchin’. Sadly, the imagined treasure trove of sitcom catchphrase montages proved not to really exist. But it did turn up these two gems:

 

 

I did not know of the existence of these two catchphrases before today. But based on the above videos, you can see why they’ve been so successful:

  • They are not character dependent. Even guest stars can say them.
  • They are versatile. The phrasing can be adapted to the situation, with adjectives and modifiers added as needed.
  • You can easily imagine a goofy older relative quoting one of them at a holiday meal, several years after the show been abandoned by its core audience, and the disgusted eyerolls of the former teenage fans that follow.

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26 responses so far ↓

  • 1 AJ on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:28 am

    Mmmmm, sweetcorn…..

  • 2 Serpent O-R on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:30 am

    Dammit, I know it’s around here somewhere…
    Not the drawer, not the tool box… Dammit, where did it go?
    Honey, Did you see my case? No, the Cyrus one… No, Miley… Thanks, babe.

    We’ve been waiting a long time for this, haven’t we?

    Honey! Me and Magnum 500 are going on a road trip… No, I’m not going to deal with airport security, it’s a road trip. Road Trip. I’m going to drive there. Drive there… Oh, Sweet Niblets…

    Ka-click, BOOM!

  • 3 awfulgoodmovies on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    No Salt Added Sweet Niblets?!?! SAY WHAT?!

  • 4 Bill Corbett on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:59 pm

    Pretty good catchphrases, but mine’s better:

    “Do you think it’s appendicitis?”

  • 5 Andrew Hime on Apr 15, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    My link to the video from before wasn’t spam…

  • 6 Remmie Barrow on Apr 15, 2009 at 1:05 pm

    Now it feels like I am going to upchuck sweet nibblets.

  • 7 Darth Chimay on Apr 15, 2009 at 2:39 pm

    I have to say, I feel really sorry for Miley Cyrus. I mean, you know, the poor thing is just trapped, called up from the bowels of hell and shackled in servitude to the Disney corporation instead of joyfully torturing souls for all eternity by making them listen to her aut0-tuned voice and driving hot railroad spikes into their ocular cavities or slicing them with her demonic talons and and covering the wounds in her own blasphemous excrement.

  • 8 Darth Chimay on Apr 15, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    Mine was “Who wants a teabag?” until I found out that phrase had nothing whatsoever to do with Lipton.

  • 9 Constantine on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    Conor Lastowka says whaaat?

  • 10 Constantine on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    We can’t ALL live the dream, my friend. Some of us are just lucky.

  • 11 Erica on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Well, it’s no “Whatchoo talkin ’bout Willis,” but I suppose…

  • 12 ShutterBun on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:33 pm

    Niblets is Stelbin spelled backwards!

  • 13 Erica on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:36 pm

    I just usually cuss, or curse if you prefer, in lieu of a catchphrase. I find it’s more versatile.

  • 14 Darth Chimay on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    And Steblin was Hitler’s middle name. True fact.

  • 15 gojira86 on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:04 pm

    I thought it was Elizabeth?

  • 16 randommanthefirst on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    “You know you love me, Baby!”

  • 17 randommanthefirst on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:27 pm

    …Sigh, maybe one day I’ll remember the quote properly before I post it. Forgive me Bill.

  • 18 Montagthemagician on Apr 16, 2009 at 5:14 am

    Where is the Tootie/Natalie “There’s gonna be trouble” “Make it a double” montage?

  • 19 Earl Fando on Apr 16, 2009 at 6:04 am

    That was Goebbels middle name.

  • 20 Earl Fando on Apr 16, 2009 at 6:10 am

    For personal use, I prefer one of the following three:

    1. Can’t you make this thing go any faster?
    2. Which one is the meatball?
    3. I could have sworn that was legal.

    Admittedly, they’re much more amusing when delivered by a B-list celebrity with a cheap laughtrack.

  • 21 Serpent O-R on Apr 16, 2009 at 7:53 am

    Ye shall not be speaking the Words of Curse!

  • 22 Chris D. on Apr 16, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    “The atomic weight of boron is 10.811, biotch!!” (that’s my catchphrase).

  • 23 Marie on Apr 16, 2009 at 10:56 pm

    My achy-breaky nibblets…

    Some one had to say it.

  • 24 Russ Rogers on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:58 am

    I think the phrase “Sweet Niblets” is DYNO-MITE! But every time I hear “Say What,” I want to scream, “Whatcho talkin’ ’bout Hannah Montana?”