Bits or phrases that ran themselves dry comedically or were never funny

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  1. HooHoo

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    Like a kid hearing a knock knock joke and proceeding to drive everyone crazy with it, seems like Pluggy is at an all time bit and phrase recycling high. It's laziness on all fronts.

    To some extent the show has always pounded bits or jokes into the dirt until long after they were funny but these days it's worse than ever. And let's face it a lot of them weren't funny to begin with. Off top of head, feel free to add yours:

    - Yoko screaming over every song now. I'll admit it was amusing the first couple times but jesus christ

    - Benjy screaming over everything

    - Peace and love peace and love

    - Casey Kasem's corpse calling in
     
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    Hey Now…Makes it even worse because he ripped it off from The Larry Sanders show..
     
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    any and all faint reminders/songs/bits that say Robin is or was ever sexy
     
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    Any impression that Artie did of anyone remotely not a city-dweller always started with: "CUMEEERYOOO"
     
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    Amazingly, I am NOT sick of the saying of "beer can thick".
     
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    - Theme songs for everyone who speaks.
     
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    The counting bit wasnt funny the first time, much less so the 10,000th...:facepalm:
     
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    He repeats Sal and Richard's phone calls way too much. They were funny the first time, not so much the 20th time.
     
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    That shitty horn band sound clip. Never found that funny at all.

    Robin's song parodies suck. Should have kept How's Your News as the theme.
     
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    King of all media :dickhead:
     
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    Ted Kennedy impression. That one was the worst.
     
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    ralph....when howchie realized that he could get away with ralph ad nauseum he decided he'd drive everything into the ground....
     
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    Never liked Out of the Closet Stern, or any version of that. This includes:
    • Saying something gay, then pretending to be surprised that the microphone is on
    • Making references to having sex with Fred
    • Doing his old queen voice when he talks to Ralph
     
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    this. how many fucking people even know who he is anymore?
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    except this one
     
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    Sal isn't a genius, but the 'Sal is stupid' bit was bad filler material.
     
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    That was sweet. A rare slip of honesty. I'm shocked that something like that made it to air in 2013. A song like that would surprise no one in 1997, but 2013 is insane.
     
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    Who ripped it off from Crowded House, "Don't Dream It's Over" - hey now, hey now!
     
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    When he was on terrestrial and not allowed to mention Sirius by name. Used "eh-eh-eh" instead. Found it super annoying.
     
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