September 17, 1999 at 04:00 AM EDT

”You were one of PEOPLE’s 50 Most Beautiful People. Why am I on the cover of Popular Mechanics?” JOY BEHAR, to Meredith Vieira, on The View

”Now that you’re a prime-time star, you show up whenever you want.” KATHIE LEE GIFFORD, after Regis Philbin was a few seconds late to the set, on Live With Regis & Kathie Lee

”Oh, God — why can’t I just disappear from the face of the earth, like Alicia Silverstone?” KENNY (JESSE EISENBERG), after a high school humiliation, on Get Real

”That doesn’t explain the skirt.” JOHN McENROE, to a male hairdresser fan who cited Venus Williams as the inspiration for his beaded ‘do, on USA’s coverage of the U.S. Open

”How come you have an [English] accent and none of us do?” COTTON (JIM RASH), voicing a common TV critics’ complaint to James (Tim Dutton), on Thanks

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