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Schrödinger's Boys are considered both back and not back in town

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An unexplored angle on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is that Willy Wonka is clearly a genius, the finest scientific mind of his generation, yet he focuses almost all of his efforts on manufacturing candy.
The temptation of big profits in the multimillion dollar candy-sector under the candy-capitalist system has drawn him away from more worthwhile pursuits and possibly corrupted him into the weird, weird dude that he is

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Mr Loggins, if you have intel relating to a so-called "Danger Zone" which could pose a threat to the safety of American citizens it is your duty to disclose its precise coordinates to this subcommittee

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If I was Scott Adams it would really piss me off that not many people seem to be naming their children "Dilbert"

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The reason airlines don't let you into the cockpit is because they're afraid you'll catch the pilot smoking all those cigarettes they told you you weren't allowed to smoke

If Billy Eichner had simply used his platform to yell "are you Thomas Pynchon?" at random New Yorkers on the street then I bet we could have gotten to the bottom of this shit in no time at all

I lay the failure of my account solely at the feet of the so-called "patriarchy". What happened to a rising tide lifts all boats, eh fellas?

Better Call Saul 

The central message of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul is that if you can rope just one other person into your scheme, anything is possible. The power of accomplices is unstoppable but a one-man plan is guaranteed to end with you dying on the floor of a meth lab.
Saul wisely enlists Oakley into his final scheme, even though he doesn't actually do anything, because he knows that God honours the "just two people" rule

Me, when none of my random guesses work out in Actorle:
If Mark Wahlberg had been in one of those movies it wouldn't have went down like it did

Paying respect to my favourite queen (watching a Garak-centric episode of DS9)

Mad Men takes its name from the scene in the first episode where Don Draper stands on a table in the middle of the office waving his arms in the air and yelling "I'm a MAD MAN, BAYYYY-BEEE!" after he closes The Big Account

Please, Mr Day-Lewis, it's an emergency and we need all the oil industry experts we can find.
Please sir, method-act-metamorphose into fearsome oil magnate Daniel Plainview. Think of the children!

Violence TV's 'Friends' 

Chandler Bing giving his "Rollerskate shoes: Not for adults" pitch when suddenly DON DRAPER BURSTS INTO THE ROOM, PICKS UP THE EASEL AND BREAKS IT OVER BING'S HEAD! CHANDLER BING IS REELING - BUT HERE COMES PEGGY OLSON AND SHE'S GOT HIM IN HEADLOCK. DON DRAPER IS RAINING 1-2 PUNCHES ON BING, BAHHH GAWD! BING'S SAYING HE WANTS OUT BUT * ominous bell chime, smoke fills the room * BAH GAAWWDD IT'S PETE 'THE HEAT' CAMPBELL AND NOW CHANDLER BING IS TRULY IN FOR A WORLD OF PAIN!

The false promise of eating dinner while watching TV at the same time, the original lie on which modern society is founded

It must have been so hard to get work done in the 1920s because the YouTube video "Mario Galaxy Comet Observatory Theme Extended 1 Hour" hadn't been uploaded yet

Spider-man: A genetically engineered spider transforms the DNA of a teenager, giving him spider related powers. Elsewhere, an experiment to create superhumans has serious side-effects
Spider-man 2: A scientist's attempts at bio-mechanical augmentation goes awry
Spider-man 3: Aliens exist. Particle physics traps a human soul in a pile of sand

Making small talk in the elevator of Nakatomi Plaza:

“So…die hard, or hardly dyin’ 😉”

Every fifth year…

As the spring buds begin to appear on the trees…

Like clockwork…

The Tootening.

Žižek voice: And so you see, in a capitalist society *sniffles* each of us participates in these things which we know are lies. *sniffles* When we are at the doctor and getting a blood test or a vaccine or whatever, we know *sniffles* that the nurse is asking us questions to distract us from the ouchie, yet we all chose to participate in the lie that they are really interested in how far away we live or what our plans for the evening are and so on and so forth. Marx himself said t

Bro they're roasting your Godrick knight armour in the group chats

Wife: The fertility clinic said my eggs are totally fine, so why don't I seem to be able to get pregnant?
Me, suddenly remembering dozens of "accidents" while trying to do the Riker chair thing: oh. oh no

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