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.