Sounds Familiar

“Faster than a rolling O! Stronger than silent E! Able to leap capital T in a single bound! It’s a word, it’s a plan, it’s Letterman!” – Narrator (Joan Rivers), The Adventures of Letterman on The Electric Company

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“Look, I’ll be honest with you … this whole Caribbean thing … I mean, I’m sure it’s very nice, but, uh … well, it’s not really my idea of, uh … yeah. So, as soon as I’ve solved this case, and I’ve got my luggage, I’m on the next plane home. I can’t think why they sent me.” – DI Richard Poole (Ben Miller), Death in Paradise – series one, episode one

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Dot Williams: “Miss, about the job. I don’t know what my priest will think of your … guns and knives … and dancing.”

Phryne Fisher: “Considering your last employers were a drug baroness and a rapist, surely he’d find me a modest improvement.”

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, episode one (“Cocaine Blues”)

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“In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky – her grand old woods – her fertile fields – her beautiful rivers – her mighty lakes and star-crowned mountains. But my rapture is soon checked when I remember that all is cursed with the infernal spirit of slaveholding and wrong – when I remember that with the waters of her noblest rivers, the tears of my brethren are borne to the ocean, disregarded and forgotten, that her most fertile fields drink daily of the warm blood of my outraged sisters, I am filled with unutterable loathing.” – Frederick Douglass (Morgan Freeman), The Civil War