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Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

TV’s funniest lines from July 14-20

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”Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura recently taped an episode of the soap opera The Young and the Restless. When asked about it, Ventura said, ‘It was strange; I’m not used to having someone else come up with dumb things I say.”’
Conan O’Brien on Late Night

”CBS is watching 10 people. Which is quite a switch, ’cause it’s usually the other way around.”
David Letterman, discussing Big Brother, on Late Show

”When she was born, she was packing both a gun and a holster.”
Ken (Seth Hogan), about his hermaphrodite former girlfriend, on Freaks and Geeks

”For the NBA draft, the New Jersey Nets said they’re looking for a power forward. The Chicago Bulls need a center. The [Los Angeles] Clippers say they need 12 players, a coach, a trainer, and about 18,000 fans.”
Jay Leno on Tonight Show