With so many television shows out there, it can be hard to come up with a list of the ones that stand out most. But there is a sign of great shows that take them above the rest and that is how quotable they are.
With so many options to choose from, we took the time to bring you five of the most quoted television shows out there.
When it comes to one of the favorite shows in American television history, Jeopardy has to be up there. Not only is “This is Jeopardy!” replaying in the minds of millions of viewers across generations, there is the phrasing of the question as well as the famed host, Alex Trebek.
- The Bugs Bunny Show/Loony Tunes
There are few pop culture icons on the level of Bugs Bunny. His “What’s up, doc?” quote is one of the most recognizable in pop culture history, and has been repeated by both kids and adults alike ad nauseam.
- I Love Lucy
There is a pretty good chance that either you or someone in your life has said that someone has had “some ‘splainin’ to do.” One of the earliest superstars in TV, Lucille Ball has managed to live on decades after the show went off the air and her subsequent passing.
- The Golden Girls
Find someone who doesn’t know the Golden Girls theme song and you’ll have found a liar. “Thank you for being a friend” is something that has been sung and said countless times throughout the decades. It helped to elevate the careers of all four women, Betty White in particular.
- Happy Days
This could be called “the Fonz show” based on how many people have tried to mimic Henry Winkler’s famous character. From banging on the jukebox to his famous “heeeeeeeeeeey,” there are more than a few instances where everyone wanted to be The Fonz but couldn’t pull off his endlessly cool demeanor in the same way.