1. “He’s a douchebag.”
FROM: Ma’s Roadhouse
IN RESPONSE TO: Any dude acting out of line
Ma Fairless is never sorry for partying. Her time on our TV screens was short but pretty much the sweetest. She remains a shining and scratchy-throated example on how to live your best life during your golden years, when a filter is clearly never necessary.
3. “That… I do, sir.”
FROM: Dinocroc vs. SuperGator, the made-for-TV movie
IN RESPONSE TO: Any time Joel felt like he needed an extra thumbs up
Jerry the 43-Year-Old Pool Boy not only served his movie producer boss well by setting up a party cabana to his liking, but served us well with his muted enthusiasm and understanding whenever Joel was seeking confirmation.
FROM: American Idol
IN RESPONSE TO: Sanjaya’s overall gloriousness, or anytime someone couldn’t compare to it
His magical hair and the love of his tweenage fans may have disappeared since the height of his popularity but his essence is still inescapable.
9. “What’s that tell ya?”
FROM: Ax Men
IN RESPONSE TO: Needing an extra set of eyes and ears to comprehend how some people act on TV
The Soup is one giant rhetorical question, and a man with no front teeth is just the vehicle to drive that home when things get super absurd.