Memorable lines from ''Conan,'' ''Dallas,'' and more

By EW Staff
August 10, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

”Eight female badminton players were expelled from the Olympics for trying to lose on purpose…. So, tragically, they’ll never have another chance to play badminton unless they get invited to a picnic.” —Conan O’Brien on Conan

”Owen French, will you marry me? But you have to promise that the next time you have a heart attack and go into a coma, you’ll at least send me a text.” —Jane (Brooke Elliott) on Drop Dead Diva

”This is the Big Brother house. You can bounce checks.” —Mike ”Boogie” Malin, to a fellow contestant who was worried about writing checks he ”may not be able to cash,” on Big Brother

”If I catch you anywhere near Bobby’s room, I’ll shoot you. And since you have no heart, it’ll be somewhere more vital.” — Ann (Brenda Strong), to J.R. (Larry Hagman), on Dallas