The funniest TV lines from the week of Oct. 22, 1993

By EW Staff
Updated October 22, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT

”Today, I understand, he attacked Willard Scott for not checking IDs before he wished 100-year-olds happy birthday.” —David Letterman on Dan Rather’s new resolve to make TV news tougher

”The Catholic Church is now advertising for priests on MTV….Right now our | next pope could be home watching Beavis and Butt-head.” —Jay Leno

”The crying wasn’t so bad. It was trying to control the amount of snot that kept coming out of my nose.” —Lauren Tom, telling Chevy Chase about filming her emotional part in The Joy Luck Club

”Now I have one question: If you put Ken’s clothes on your G.I. Joe doll, would they kick him out of the military?” —Arsenio Hall on the new Earring Magic Ken