german witz-killers

felix schwenzel, , in    

westwing s04e20, josh lyman bei einem bewerbungsgespräch mit joe quincy als nachfolger für ainsly hayes:

Quincy: »You know, a friend of mine is a comedian. He was doing his standup here in town. A bunch of people from the German Consulate came down to see him and they came backstage afterwards, and they said to him: „How come we dont’t have anyone as funny as you back home?“ And my friend said, „Because you killed them all.“«

Lyman: »Well that’s a bit of an overstatement. Isn’t it?«

Quincy: »Maybe.«

[nachtrag 23.09.2008]
fiktiver dialog zwischen barack obama und jed bartlet vom autor von „the west wing“, aaron sorkin:

Obama: »I’m interested in your advice.«

Bartlet: »I can’t give it to you.«

Obama: »Why not?«

Bartlet: »I’m supporting McCain.«

Obama: »Why?«

Bartlet: »He’s promised to eradicate evil and that was always on my “to do” list.«

Obama: »O.K. —«

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