Monthly Archives: May 2015

Dumb Captions # 23 – Chicago P.D. – Season 2, Episode 21 – “There’s My Girl”

Voight: “Leaving that cam in the room almost cost us the entire case, Kevin.” Caption:  “Leaving that cam in the room almost caused us the entire case, Kevin.” Advertisements

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Film Grammar # 8 – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 2, Episode 20 – “Scars”

Skye to Coulson: “Let Lincoln and I go first.” Would ANYONE say, “Let I go first?” So this goes beyond trying to make characters sound like people. But hey, if the writers hated the correct “Let Lincoln and me go … Continue reading

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Dumb Caption # 22 – Undateable – Season 2, Episode 7/8 – “A Live Show Walks into a Bar”

Brett, behind the bar, says, “How about a cocktail a la Brett?” Caption: “How about a cocktail olive branch?”

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Brewster’s Millions (1944) – reviewed by George

Dennis O’Keefe is Monty Brewster, returning from World War II with two buddies and putting them up in his fiancee’s house in New York. Helen Walker plays his fiancee and Spring Byington is her mother, who really dotes on Monty … Continue reading

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Dumb Captions # 21 – The Curse of the Demon (or The Night of the Demon) – (1957)

Peggy Cummins, as Joanne Herrington, to a police detective: “You mean until you have a victim? Well, you already have one – my uncle!” And the caption: “You mean, Uncle, you have a victim?”

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TV Quote # 32 – Poirot, Season 1, Episode 8, “The Incredible Theft” (1989)

Lord Mayfield, a prominent industrialist, is working with Sir George Carrington, M.P. to catch a spy, only to find that Carrington doesn’t like Mayfield’s plan. Lord Mayfield (played by John Stride): “Why do politicians treat everyone else like idiots?” Sir … Continue reading

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The Legend of Hercules (2014) – reviewed by George

I like sword and sandal pictures, but seldom think about them beyond the closing credits. This movie, directed by Renny Harlin, is a notable exception. It really has that classical, almost Shakespearean, quality, due to the well-turned phrases of the … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 31 – The Graham Norton Show – Season 16, Episode 12 – 12-19-14

The guests were Ben Stiller, Ricky Gervais, and Rebel Wilson, and the topic was their movie “Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb”. Graham to Rebel: “Did the British accent, did it come easily to you?” Rebel: “Well, … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 30 – The Ellen DeGeneres Show – Season 12, Episode 158 – 5-15-15

Ellen: “Did you know that today is National Bike to Work Day?” Twitch: “I did not.” Ellen: “It is. And I want to thank all my employees who biked to work today. They should be here in about an hour.”

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Forever – reviewed by George

This is a such a good show that I am embarrassed that the only mention of it so far on the blog is a citation for bad grammar. The protagonist is Henry Morgan, a 200-year-old pathologist (Ioan Gruffudd) working for … Continue reading

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