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Sound Bites

The funniest TV lines from the week of Oct. 15, 1993

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”Yours is very goyish.” —Jerry Lewis, commenting on David Letterman’s impersonation of him on Late Show

”If you could get him on the show and get him to fight me, I’d be more than happy to.” —Chris Penn, challenging Mickey Rourke to a boxing match on Late Night With Conan O’Brien

”I meet a lot of famous people: DiMaggio, Carson, Leno, and so forth. But I can’t say that I remember, Dave.” —Jimmy Carter, when reminded by Letterman that they had met once

The Conan O’Brien Show? That’s the hottest show on late night.” —Maggie Cory (Robyn Griggs) on the NBC soap Another World