The funniest TV lines from the week of July 24, 1998

By EW Staff
July 24, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

“Ken Starr has become the Captain Ahab of this investigation—he’s obsessed with bringing down the white whale.” REP. BARNEY FRANK, D-MASS., Likening President Clinton to Moby Dick, on Meet the Press

“A man in Florida sued a stripper, claiming he got whiplash when her 42-triple-D breasts hit him in the head…. Apparently, he was asking for either [$15,000] or for her to do it again.” CONAN O’BRIEN on Late Night

“Tina Brown, the editor of the New Yorker magazine, resigned this week. Her resignation letter was in the form of a cartoon that nobody thought was funny.” DENNIS MILLER on Dennis Miller Live

“For a long time, I thought my name was ‘Get out of the way.'” DON RICKLES, reminiscing about what it was like to work with Frank Sinatra, on Late Show With David Letterman

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