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Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

TV’s funniest lines for the week of December 17, 1993

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”When John Wayne Bobbitt meets women, do you think he tells them he’s unattached?” —Jay Leno

”The 1993 White House Christmas tree has been chosen. I think they’re getting it up just in time because already people have been starting to put ornaments on Al Gore.” —David Letterman

”It’s kind of sad the progression our country’s taken. In the ’60s our big goal was to put a man in space. And in the ’90s our goal is to put a repairman in space.” —Conan O’Brien

”I’m actually a bald head growing hair back at the moment. You go the other way, don’t you?” —A recently shorn Jeremy Irons to a receding-hairlined Letterman