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The Public Eye

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

TV’s funniest lines from May 8 to 14, 2009

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”I don’t want to hear about your dreams anymore. Sometimes two guys riding on dolphins is just two guys riding on dolphins.”
—Matthew (Hamish Linklater), when Richard comes to him with a problem, on The New Adventures of Old Christine

”I haven’t heard that much screaming since they put Ryan’s script on the top shelf.”
—Joel McHale, listening to the wailing performances of American Idol‘s final three contestants, on The Soup

”This is it! This is the defining thing of my life! It’s not going to be that hit-and-run!”
—Jenna (Jane Krakowski), when her new catchphrase takes off, on 30 Rock

”A new study finds that trendy baby names lose their appeal after about 20 years. Which is bad news for my little brother, MC Hammer Fallon.”
—Jimmy Fallon on Late Night