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Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

TV’s funniest lines from September 19 to September 25, 1997

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”Chelsea’s going to college. It’s surprising, because most of us thought the member of the Clinton family going away for four years would be Hillary.”

”The Beatles were No. 5 on Forbes‘ richest-entertainers list, and they haven’t worked together for 30 years. Meanwhile, Hammer put out an album last year, and the brother called me collect.”
CHRIS ROCK on The Chris Rock Show

”Elton John said he thought of singing a version of ‘Candle in the Wind’ [for Mother Teresa], but he can’t think of a rhyme for ‘leprosy.”’
BILL MAHER on Politically Incorrect

”My doctor gave me the news…. I started to cry…. I said, ‘There’s another one. Real soon, I feel it coming…. And I pray it’s not me.’ Then Mother Teresa came.”
MICHAEL JACKSON discussing Princess Diana’s death with Barbara Walters on 20/20