The funniest TV lines from the week of Dec. 10, 1999

By EW Staff
Updated December 10, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST

”Looking back, there were signs. As a child you were overly fond of the nursery rhyme ‘rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub.”’ JACK’S MOM (VERONICA CARTWRIGHT), after being told that he was gay, on Will & Grace

”I learned if you kiss her too fast, you get an ice cream headache.” NILES (DAVID HYDE PIERCE), recalling his tryst with Lilith (Bebe Neuwirth), on Frasier

”Are you wearing a jockstrap?” KATHIE LEE GIFFORD, after David Letterman asked her whether she wore a bra, on Late Show

”It’s Thanksgiving, a special holiday; the one day of the year where a black man can enjoy a little bit of white meat without a sister getting mad.” CHRIS ROCK on The Chris Rock Show

”Nobody likes a math geek, Scully.” MULDER (DAVID DUCHOVNY), after his partner points out that the next millennium doesn’t actually begin until 2001, on The X-Files