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Sound Bites: the week's best TV quotes

TV’s funniest lines from the week of Nov. 13

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”Take your shirt off, Tim. Let’s see what you got.”
JESSE (THE BODY) VENTURA, Minnesota governor-elect, after Tim Russert asked to be called Tim (The Body) Russert, on Meet the Press

”Puff Daddy threw a big party for himself this week…. Actually, it wasn’t Puffy’s party. It was a party that he sampled from Eddie Murphy in ’86.”
CHRIS ROCK on The Chris Rock Show

”Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli, the ex-wife of Italian fashion heir Maurizio Gucci, was convicted of ordering her [ex-]husband’s murder and was sentenced to 29 years in prison. Most agree this is a tremendous price to pay for a Gucci knockoff.”

”’Stat’? She’s been watching those wretched medical dramas again.”
BAYLISS (KYLE SECOR), after one of the assistants used a term often heard on ER, on Homicide: Life on the Street