Wednesday One‐Liner’s Parents Used the TV as a Sitter

Hard hat: This is my idea, okay? Seriously, don’t try and steal it, because I think I can make this happen. Ready? The Fab Five visit Dog the Bounty Hunter’s show, and they give Dog and his whole crew a makeover.

–Construction site, 26th & 6th

Overheard by: Big Perm

Black aesthetician, discussing Flavor of Love: I know that show’s gonna set my people back 50 years, but I just gotta watch it.

–Staff room, NYC Day Spa, 57th between 5th & 6th

Overheard by: massage therapist lurking nearby

Jock: Last night we were so wasted we got naked and mounted the ram.…and then watched Fraggle Rock.

–Rose Hill Cafeteria, Fordham 

College student: Watching Dawson’s Creek is like studying for the SATs.

–St. John’s University

Nerdy teen: Oh my God, a refrigerator with a television in it. My life’s dream has just been realized.

–Best Buy, 23rd & 6th

Overheard by: nicolette

Amateur media scholar: It’s not called Lost because they’re lost. It’s called Lost because the audience can’t follow it.

–R train

20‐Something guy to his date: But if you don’t have a television, how do you watch porn?

–Koi, 40th & 6th

Overheard by: UniqueNY