Monday, October 5, 2015

TV Quote of the Day (‘Cheers,’ As Sam Shows His Progress in Art Hum)

Sam Malone (played by Ted Danson): “Um, I'm sorry, Diane. One more art question here.”
Diane Chambers (played by Shelley Long): “What is it, Sam?”
Sam: “Uh, all right. Excuse me.”
[Sam places an art book in front of Diane]
Sam: “OK, now this Rubens guy. Is this the same guy that invented that sandwich?”
Diane: “No, no, I don't think so.”
Sam: “Well, OK, I was just wondering. Boy, ‘cause I tell you, the women in his paintings look like they really tuck away the groceries.”—Cheers, Season 3, Episode 19, “Behind Every Great Man,” original air date Feb. 21, 1985, teleplay by Ken Levine and David Isaacs, directed by James Burrows

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