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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Forever Jung » Tue May 31, 2011 4:39 pm

:twisted: "You're just, Special".
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby SpaceCam » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:01 am

"Oh niiiight.....diviiiiiiine!"
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby SpaceCam » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:02 am

Frasier: Try it Dad.
Martin: Naaa. I'm afraid with three of us doing it it might look stupid.

(I'm watching that episode right now)
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby SpaceCam » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:07 am

Martin: Oh, no! That wasn't the sickest I was. It was that time your mother and I took that trip down to Mexico. I was real careful about the water, and then I ate this piece of lettuce. Next thing you know, I'm spewing both for accuracy and distance. I spent the night curled up on the stone floor, screaming, "I want to die, I want to die!"

John Mahoney is an incredible actor. He's perfect in this show.
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Postby SpaceCam » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:17 am

!Amz! wrote:What I like most about Martin's quotes are the way that John Mahoney delivers them - they don't even have to be funny lines, it's just the way he says them that sometimes get me laughing......


Completely agree. I just watched the episode where Daphne was trying to get him to go to the doctor to have his hearing checked. Her & Niles were talking about how Maris was going to use an old Valentines card in court as evidence of a pre-nup & Marty thinks they are asking him if he'd like a Ballentines.
"Oh I'd love a Ballentines!"
His delivery is perfect in that scene. The way he grins & nods his head is priceless.
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Postby Whisper of cinnamon » Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:22 am

CatNamedRudy wrote:Was watching Daphne Does Dinner the other night.

This exchange cracks me up:

Frasier: As usual, Frasier has to save the day.
Martin: As usual, Martin has to hear about it!


I love it when Martin parallels Frasier's phrasing for comic effect in this way. Here's a couple of others:

Frasier: No, no, Dad, please. I have carefully avoided all the reviews of this play. I do not want to hear about it before I see it.
Martin: Well, I don't want to hear about it after you see it.

Frasier: You know, Dad, I think it harkens back to the puritanical streak that still runs through this country. What do you think?
Martin: There's a yakkety-yak streak that runs through this family.

:lol:
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Brian R » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:58 pm

In The Good Son, when referring to his chair:

I know, it's eclectic.
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby JackE » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:46 pm

'I'm afraid with the three of us doing it, it might look stupid'.
"Oh yes Niles, that's just what we need, a fourth language!"

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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby CatNamedRudy » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:49 pm

JackE wrote:'I'm afraid with the three of us doing it, it might look stupid'.


:lol:
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby SpaceCam » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:16 pm

In "No Sex Please, We're Skittish" where Niles reveals he made a deposit at the sperm bank some years back.....

Frasier: What's this? Are you pregnant?
Daphne: Not yet, but we're trying.
Frasier: Oh, well, congratulations. You've got all the fertility software and so forth?
Niles: Of course. We're not animals. (Great line!)
Daphne: We're very excited.
Niles: Yes, we were up half the night imagining life with our first child.
Frasier: Yes, well, first child you know about.
Daphne: What does that mean?
Frasier: Hmm? Oh, it's not what you think, Daphne. I was just referring to the time Niles sold his sperm to a sperm bank. Surely you told her about it.

Niles looks flustered and is unable to speak as Daphne gives him a sharp glance.

Frasier: Off I go.

He exits.

Daphne: You sold your sperm?
Niles: Well, it was when I was home from medical school. I saw an ad for sperm donors, so I sold my sperm to a sperm bank...
Martin: Would you stop using that word?! Say "s."
Niles: I sold my "s" to earn some money so I could buy Dad a Christmas present.
Martin: Which present?
Niles: The fishing pole.
Martin: You bought that with "s" money?
Daphne: Why didn't you tell me?

The waiter brings their coffees.

Niles: Oh, it was such a long time ago it completely slipped my mind. You're not really upset, are you?
Martin: Well of course I am! That was my favorite pole.

John Mahoney's delivery in this scene is priceless.
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Karin » Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:44 pm

JackE wrote:'I'm afraid with the three of us doing it, it might look stupid'.

Definitely one of my favourites! :lol:
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Re:

Postby SpaceCam » Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:30 am

Moon-Crane wrote:Remembered this bit when watching "An Affair To Forget" tonight:

Frasier: Dad! Dad! I have to talk to you about Niles. I got a call on the show today from a German woman whose husband is a fencing instructor who she suspects is having an affair with his wealthy new client.

Martin: And?

Frasier: Don't you find that the least bit incriminating?

Martin: No, I find it a coincidence. Seattle's a big city, I'm sure there's a bunch of German fencing instructors, each one with dozens of students.

Frasier: Yes, but are they wealthy students?

Martin: No, they're inner-city kids trying to work their way out of the ghetto with nothing but a foil and a dream.



Freakin' awesome! I am watching this episode right now! What a classic line! lmao
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby DHPfan » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:43 am

"You bought that with 's' money?"
'Life isn't hard, Frasier, you make it hard."
"Taste this, chocolate nacho chips, the best thing you will ever taste in your life"(proceeds to offer it to Niles, who avoids it like the plague) :)
Martin: "Well I enjoy living here too,"
Frasier: You really mean that Dad?
Martin: Well, no, but I thought it would get us to the hug... (crying :))
Niles: As some illustrious person once said, popularity is the hallmark of mediocrity.
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby SpaceCam » Sat Jul 09, 2011 2:18 am

From "Look Before You Leap"......

Daphne: Ya son's right. You shouldn't be afraid to shake up your routine a little bit.
Marty: Hey, I don't see you taking any big leaps today.
Daphne: If there was something I wanted to do I would do it.
Marty: Well you're always whining about wanting to change your hair.
Daphne (in very whiny voice): I don't whiiiine.
Marty (impersonating Daphne): I'm so sick of me haaair. Do you think I should get t cut like Princess Diiii? Ooh do ya think that'd make me cheeks look too fat? That reminds me of the craziest thing me Grammy Mooooon used to say..."

Great scene!
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Southern FrasierFan » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:58 pm

I have two..

1st From The Unkindest Cut of All
"I used to think there was some sort of mix-up at the hospital when Frasier was born. Of course, when Niles came along, it shot that theory all to hell"

From Frasier Crane's Day Off
Well, at least I had a real job! Half your listening audience hears voices already, the other half talks to themselves. If you don't show up, who's gonna notice?

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I agree John Mahoney has amazing delivery!
Martin: I used to think there was some sort of mix-up at the hospital when Frasier was born. Of course, when Niles came along, it shot that theory all to hell.
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby tenpercenter » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:31 am

" i think they call it a biscotti"
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i stand corrected"
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby tenpercenter » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:04 am

"once again martin has to hear about it"
"blood is thicker than port. -
i stand corrected"
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby frasierbabe » Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:49 am

not really a quote but when he tries to join in the song about the square of the hypotenuse...." the scarey hippopotamus" i laugh so hard every time i hear this
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Lil » Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:23 pm

frasierbabe wrote:not really a quote but when he tries to join in the song about the square of the hypotenuse...." the scarey hippopotamus" i laugh so hard every time i hear this


Love that!
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby DelBoy » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:20 pm

Brian R wrote:In The Good Son, when referring to his chair:

I know, it's eclectic.


I registered just to say that one, i Knew I'd like the show as soon as heard that line, the humor was very British :)
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Kittysafe » Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:52 am

"Well, I've got my coffee, just plain black coffee, but if you don't like it, you're welcome to set it on fire and throw it off the balcony."
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby tenpercenter » Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:49 am

that was an accident, this is malicous!
"blood is thicker than port. -
i stand corrected"
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby diligohominum80 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:57 pm

From Tales from the Crypt "And there are no such things as zombies!!!"
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Patrick » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:17 pm

To the phone: Perrr-sonnn-alll!
Frasier: You started us down that path of insanity. Golda Meir.
Golda My-ass!
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Re: Fave Martin quote?

Postby Patrick » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:18 pm

They should let everybody be a giant for a day!
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