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TV's Best Catchphrases

Tanya Mardirossian |
January 8, 2015 | 4:22 p.m. PST

Associate Entertainment Editor

Matthew Perry and Jennifer Aniston (Twitter/ @BehindSceness)
Matthew Perry and Jennifer Aniston (Twitter/ @BehindSceness)
Television is an outlet of entertainment and education. Occasionally, we learn a few things while entertaining ourselves, including catchphrases. Here are the ones that tend to stick. 

“How you doin’?” 

If Joey Tribbiani (“Friends”) isn’t eating a meatball sandwich, he’s hitting on a girl with this catchphrase. 

“I want my MTV!” 

Remember when Jon Stewart earned his stardom on MTV? It was back when MTV actually played music and used this phrase. 

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“If it weren’t for you meddling kids!”

It would mean the end of Scooby Doo and the rest of the Mystery Gang if this phrase didn’t exist. 

“That’s hot.” 

Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie used to be best friends when they had their show “The Simple Life.” When Paris Hilton comes to mind, so does “That’s hot.” 

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“You rang?”

Though Ken Weatherwax (Pugsley from the ‘60s “Adam’s Family”) passed away, there are other ways to remember the series, like Lurch’s catchphrase. What better phrase for a butler? 

“You’re fired.” 

What’s Donald Trump’s show “The Apprentice” without the phrase? 

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