Before we hit our final list of all-time great quotes and catchphrases, here is the list of another feat of marketing, both on the creative and business sides, 100 best songs of 2006. Sadly, I can’t say I recognize any of them by name.
On with the 100 best quotes and catchphrases. Note: to read where each phrase comes from highlight below each catchphrase.
20. Come on down!
Johnny Olsen, the announcer on The Price is Right
19. Let’s get ready to rumble!
Michael Buffer, Boxing announcer
18. Good grief.
Peter Robbins, voice of Charlie Brown
17. Hey, Hey, Hey!
Bill Cosby, voice of Fat Albert
16. Yada, yada, yada…
15. Book ’em, Danno.
14. Space, the final frontier…
Opening credits in Star Trek, the original series.
13. We are two wild and crazy guys!
Steve Martin and Dan Akroyd, Saturday Night live
Jimmie Walker as J.J., Good Times.
Henry Winkler as the Fonze, Happy Days
10. I’m not a crook.
President Richard Nixon in the heat of the Watergate scandal
9. Yabba dabba do!
Alan Reed as the voice of Fred Flintstone, The Flintstones
8. Whatchoo talkin’ ’bout, Willis?
Gary Coleman as Arnold, Diff’rent Strokes
7. Where’s the beef?
Clara Peller, Wendy’s Commercials
Dan Castellaneta as the voice of Homer Simpson, The Simpsons
5. Ask not what your country can do for you…
President John F. Kennedy
4. Baby, you’re the greatest!
Jackie Gleeson as Ralph Cramden, The Honeymooners
3. You’re fired!
Donald Trump, The Apprentice
2. One small step for man…
Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon
1. Here’s Johnny
Ed McMahon, The Johnny Carson Show