Sound Bites

Sound Bites

TV’s funniest lines from Oct 24 to 30

''Jeez, Edie, we going for drinks or mammograms?''
—Mrs. McCluskey (Kathryn Joosten), upon seeing Edie's breast-revealing dress, on Desperate Housewives

''She introduced me to so many things. Pasteurized milk, sheets, monotheism.''
—Dwight (Rainn Wilson), mooning about Angela, on The Office

''Two British women who were lifelong friends were surprised to discover that they were actually sisters. And have spent every day since trying really hard to forget about that one time in college.''
—Amy Poehler, on Saturday Night Live's ''Weekend Update Thursday''

''You're clearly not pregnant, so either you're buying this [crib] as a gift or this is some weird 'If you build it, they will come' moment.''
—House (Hugh Laurie), when he finds Cuddy shopping for a crib, on House

''Throw a poncho and sideburns on that girl, she could be you, Betty.''
—Marc (Michael Urie), after the new temp assistant Kimmie makes a blunder, on Ugly Betty

Originally posted Oct 31, 2008 Published in issue #1019 Nov 07, 2008 Order article reprints