By Annie Barrett
December 27, 2013 at 07:00 PM EST
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Steve Carell’s supremely dim yet in other ways brightly burning weatherman Brick Tamland found his Lady Brick (Kristen Wiig) in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (see EW’s review here). He’d traveled 10 years into the future (claiming the news team would still be together and ride around on jetpacks), party-planned his own funeral, which surprisingly did not take place in his pants, and sputtered at least one profound complete sentence in the sequel. Brick had come — or perhaps time-traveled — a long way! But let’s never forget the infinite, imbecilic wisdom of Vintage Brick. Relive the lamp-loving candle muncher’s greatest Anchorman hits in our supercut below:

Did you prefer the more subtle Anchorman Brick to Anchorman 2‘s more over-the-top Brick, or was he the exact same lovable lamp in both films? What was your new favorite Brick line? Mine: “I can always guess how many jellybeans are in a jellybean jar, even if I’m wrong.” Sad, true, and eventually profound, just like everything out of his mouth if you think about it long enough.

Also: “I ain’t ‘fraid of no ghost,” because whoa.