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Top 10 Lines (dialogue &/or lyrics)
August 2, 2008
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OK, so honestly I have a hard time picking my top 20 lines.  Then I wonder what lines me and my friends will be riffing on 10 (or 20) years from now, like we do now with “These aren't the droids you're looking for,” or “Inconceivable\" or \"Mostly Dead.\"

I don't know if these are the best 10 lines, but they are the ones that I think I'll most likely remembering and be repeating (maybe even to myself) 10 years from now:

10. HAMMER: I might even sleep with the same girl twice/ I hear it’s better the second time/I hear you get to do the weird stuff.  This is a perfect misdirect, because for just a moment you think Hammer might have gained a glimpse or insight into human relationships.  But no.  “Don’t worry if it’s hard / If you’re not a friggin’ tard you will prevail.” may actually be funnier, but not as jaw-dropping.

9.    HORRIBLE: What a crazy random happenstance.  This is just Joss being insufferably clever.  Or maybe Jed.  Or Maurissa.  But probably Joss.  It's a throwaway line, but what a throwaway.  Hard to pick between this and “Oh look at my wrist.  I gotta go.”

8.  PENNY: The thoroughbred of sin?  The ridiculous juxtapositions that I savored in Buffy and Angel and Firefly are alive and well.  This is funny each time, but best just before the Gandhi line and just after the “achiever, like Bad Horse” line.  It's like, even Penny knows Bad Horse's cool nickname.

7.   Wonderflonium – Do Not Bounce.  No one but Joss could write this line. 

6. PENNY: … so they can buy rocket packs and go to the moon and become florists.  (or something like that). To complaints of Women in Refrigerators, Joss admitted in an interview “We should have given her more funny lines” or something.  But this one is just priceless.

5.  HORRIBLE: Smells like cumin. Yeah, like all demolecularized liquid gold ought to smell like.

4. REPORTER: It’s a good day to be homeless!  Yeah, I love Marti Noxon, but this line is not only hilarious but also points to the social critique which is actually embedded pretty deep here.

3. HORRIBLE: Did you notice that he threw you in the garbage? Kind of sums up how every guy feels when some jerk gets the best girl.  Balls!

2. HORRIBLE: The world is a mess and I just need to rule it. I wanna I wanna I wanna.  This is, after all, what the whole story is kinda sorta about.

1. HAMMER: The hammer is my penis.  What else is there to say?

ALMOST MADE THE LIST: Driving a spork into your leg … shiny new Australia … not a perfect metaphor … is that the new catchphrase? …  every poser in a parka .. next up, who's gay?

So what's the line that you'll say to a buddy 10 years from now to evoke a knowing chuckle?  Enquiring minds want to know!

Cheers,

daroj

August 3, 2008
2:43 am
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You listed all of my favorites, the only one I'd add is Billy's response to your #8: \"I meant Gandhi.\"

August 3, 2008
5:26 am
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Yes, I debated putting the Gandhi line in as well.  It's a nice bookend for Buffy's line in the Anne ep from Season 2.  She says she's doing an imitation of Gandhi, just before impaling an evil demon preacher's legs. Gandhi?  \"If he was really pissed off,\" Buffy quips.

I realize that I left out a line that I truly adore: \"Captain Hammer threw a car at my head.\"  Oh well, I left out a bunch of other great lines too!

cheers

August 5, 2008
3:29 am
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I'm not sure about the top 10.
But safe to say, a friend and I have been known to quote \"Thaaat's not a good sound.\" Quite often.
Or simply \"Whaaaaateeeeevvvvveeeerr.\"
Whichever fits the situation at the time.  

August 5, 2008
6:22 am
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\"It may not feel to classy, begging just to eat. But you know who does that? Lassy, and she always gets a treat.\"

August 5, 2008
7:52 am
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i love when dr. horrible is responding to the emails and he tells johnny snow he won't fight him because \"there are kids in that park.\" lol. 

August 5, 2008
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Picking favourites is really hard, there are so many.  The end of Act 1, where the three leads harmonise different lyrics leading to Horrible's \"What-ev-er\" is one of my favourites, but for sheer comic relief I'd nominate the Groupie's \"we do the wierd stuff\".   Just think about it.

August 5, 2008
2:36 pm
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I was gonna say the \"what a crazy random happenstance one\" but I also like the part where the fans pop out of nowhere to say \"we do the weird stuff\"

August 5, 2008
8:17 pm
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Definitely:

HAMMER: \"I know you from the gym? The gym? I don't go to the gym, I'm naturally like this\" (whole sentence said in a row to remark how  he is naturally like that ).

Ing.

August 5, 2008
8:31 pm
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cap.hammer \"i hate the homeless *pause* nes problem that hunts our city\"

but the whole musical is just genius, its pure love<3

August 5, 2008
10:32 pm
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brianna
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it was funny when dr. horrblie siad wow what a crazy random hepenstance

August 6, 2008
3:32 am
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Another good throwaway line is in Act III. Captain Hammer is aiming the Death Ray at Dr. Horrible, and Dr. Horrible is interrupted by Hammer who says, \"I don't have time for your warnings.\" I love that line, and pretty much every line in the movie.

Look at my wrist. I gotta go.

I don't love these.

The Hammer is my penis.

Next up, who's gay?

and so on and so forth. They are all great lines.

August 6, 2008
10:59 am
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\"I kinda thought I was supposed to end up with Bait, but...\"

\"I wouldn\'t turn my back on a fellow...laundry...person.\"

\"I wonder what you\'re captain of.\"

\"Balls.\"

\"And sometimes there\'s a third, even deeper level, and that one is the same as the top surface one...like with pie.\"

\"Peace...but not literally.\"

\"There will be blood--it might be yours--so go kill someone! Signed, Bad Horse.\"

\"Everything happens.\"

\"They say she works with the homeless and doesn\'t eat meat. We have a problem with her.\"

\"Yeah, it\'s two R\'s, H-O-R-R...\"

August 6, 2008
1:17 pm
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\"Its curtains for you Dr. Horrible. Lacy, gently waffed in curls...\"

\"Bad Horse, Bad Horse, Bad Horse, he's bad.\"

\"The only doom that's looming is in loving me today.\"

\"...or he'll make you his mare\"

August 6, 2008
1:21 pm
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rohz said:

“Its curtains for you Dr. Horrible. Lacy, gently waffed in curls…”

“Bad Horse, Bad Horse, Bad Horse, he's bad.”

“The only doom that's looming is in loving me today.”

“…or he'll make you his mare”


Wafting. Also, I still LOL at that line... just because I remember Dr. Horrible's face. The look of utter shock as he attempts to utter \"Wafting?\" is just suberp acting.

August 6, 2008
1:22 pm
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Lacy, gently waffed in curls…

That should be \"lacy, gently wafting curtains.\"

August 6, 2008
2:42 pm
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\"Its not about making money. Its about taking money.  Destroying the status quo because the status is not quo. The world is a mess and I just want to rule it.\"

\"I dont have time for a grudge match with every poser in a parka. Besides there are kids in the park\"

\"Hey I know you\" \"Hello. you know me cool. I mean ya you do. Do you?\"

\"Billy you're driving a spork in your leg.\" \"So I am. Hillariour huh\"

\"You have more than enough evil hours to get into the henchman unit\"

\"How are things with Cheesy on the outside?\"

\"you look HORRIBLY familar\"

\"i want to thank my girlfriend penny.... yeah we totally had sex\"

\"Love your hair\".. \"what\".. \"i mean i love the air.\"

\"Talk to Penny yet?\" \"Just a few weeks from audible connection\"

The entire musical is quotable.

August 6, 2008
6:10 pm
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Great list, though I quite love the little quote under the newsreaders...

\"I hope to set an example, you know, for children and stuff\"

and

\"And sometimes there’s a third even deeper level and that’s the same as the top surface one...Like with pie\"

August 7, 2008
12:41 am
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All of the above, plus:

\"I also need to be a little bit more careful about what I say on this blog. Apparently, the LAPD and Captain Hammer are among our viewers.\"

\"I will not discuss my nefarious plans on my blog\" needs to be added to the Evil Overlord List, seriously.

August 7, 2008
3:56 am
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\"I'm texting. It's very important, or I would stop.\"

I also like \"And sometimes there’s a third even deeper level and that’s the same as the top surface one...Like with pie\"

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