Adam Riff™ Clip of the Week


18. A Kanye Place (Saturday Night Live, S43E19)


Honourable Mention


Stray Observations

  • "Evil sees me as one of them."
    "So, you're like Kane."
    "That's what I was thinking."
    "Kane?"
    "Kane. WWE. He's a wrestler. Half good, half bad. Come on, Brandy, keep up." (Ash vs. Evil Dead, S03E10)
  • Ash vs. Evil Dead Season Grade: C
  • "Why are you guys dressed like that? You look like you're on Empire."
    "That's what we were going for. Drip drop…" (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, S05E19)
  • "Why don't we take this map and this sextant and chart a course to the restaurant?"
    "Title of your sex-tant tape."
    "Ah, did not work at all, but I love that you attempted it. Title of your sex-tant tape." (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, S05E19)
  • "We've been at this bachelor party for over an hour, wandering around aimlessly, and we haven't done one bachelor party thing!"
    "Well, Terry, if you'd like, I could share a lewd story. Kevin got me quite horny this morning." (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, S05E19)
  • "I don't want fanny granola! I want steaks and whiskey!" (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, S05E19)
  • "All we have to do is decipher this list of thousands of random numbers."
    "Huh, I wonder if one of them is 6-9?" (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, S05E19)
  • "Nothing…" (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, S05E19)
  • ♫: Vitamin C – "Graduation" (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, S05E19)
  • ♫: Piano "Runaway" (Westworld, S02E02)
  • "We have toiled in God's service long enough, so I killed him." (Westworld, S02E02)
  • "You know who loves staring at their own reflection? Everybody." (Westworld, S02E0s)
  • "Richard, you have an enormous heart, and I don't mean in the same way my deceased friend Gloria did, which the doctors should have really caught because her knuckles were gargantuan." (Silicon Valley, S05E06)
  • "Richard, it is important to develop emotional self-discipline for situations like this. Sometimes you have to numb yourself. If you wanna work the corner, you can't fall in love every time you turn a trick. That's why you do the oxy." (Silicon Valley, S05E06)
  • ♫: Piano "Where Is My Mind?" (Black-ish, S04E21)
  • ♫: Two Coldplay ballads (Black-ish, S04E21)
  • LA to Vegas Season Grade: C
  • "Coach, are you mad 'cause he still thinks that the movie should be called Paul Blop: Mall Cop?"
    "It should be. It's so close to rhyming perfectly. They gave up."
    "'Blart' is an actual last name. 'Blop' is a sound effect."
    "I need to get out of this situation before I get very angry." (New Girl, S07E04)
  • ♫: "Cat World" (New Girl, S07E04)
  • "Coach wanted to open up a gym and I wanted to help. Only it wasn't a gym, it was a restaurant: Coach's Jim. J-I-M. It was a Ruth's Chris situation." (New Girl, S07E04)
  • "Why are people taking pictures of the body? Is that a thing?"
    "Yeah. Taking pictures of the casket is the only African-American tradition I really can't get behind."
    "Ugh, that is so ratchet. I'm just gonna go Snapchat the flowers." (The Last O.G., S01E05)
  • RT: Excuse me, but this episode has a character named Elio, and later someone mentions San Junipero. (Riverdale, S02E20)


(Riverdale, S02E20)

  • Mail Robot takes the elevator (The Americans, S06E06)
  • "FUCK!" (The Americans, S06E06)
  • ♫: Tears For Fears – "Ideas As Opiates" (The Americans, S06E06)
  • "Hey, you saw that Dragon Ball Z last night?"
    "Nah, my mom won't let me watch it anymore. Saw the black guy with the red lips and now she says it's racist." (Atlanta, S02E10)
  • "You are a black man in America, and when you meet people, you need to look good. Your clothes are important." (Atlanta, S02E10)
  • Kenan as Takeoff (Saturday Night Live, S43E19)
  • Oran "Juice" Jones – "The Rain" (Saturday Night Live, S43E19)
  • "…Stop until…I feel tears on my titties." (Dear White People, S02E02)
  • "Check out millennial Frederick Douglass calling me 'Carlton.'"
    "Nigga, you dressed like you got a tee time later."
    "Nigga, you dressed like Che Guevara at Fashion Week."
    "What is this, the dozens?"
    "Nobody says that anymore."
    "What are you, 35?" (Dear White People, S02E02)
  • "Trust me. Ass-getting is my minor." (Dear White People, S02E03)
  • "As a white person, what can I do? Do I watch more BET? 'Cause I am down. I love that show." (Dear White People, S02E04)
  • "I fell for a guy who's hot and well-connected and eats the booty like high-end groceries."
    "High-end?"
    "He savours every bite. Hole Foods." (Dear White People, S02E04)
  • "If only I could order you in a Mahershala." (Dear White People, S02E05)
  • "Are you boy-smiling?"
    "What? No."
    "You've been humming 'Weak' all day and SWV is boy-smiling music."
    "I'm not, and black people are always humming 'Weak.'" (Dear White People, S02E05)
  • Tessa Thompson (Dear White People, S02E05)
  • "Trevor, are you a hotep?" (Dear White People, S02E05)
  • "If you're looking for base social commentary, try Andy Borowitz." (Dear White People, S02E06)
  • "Well, why don't you take a page out of the Fallout 4 handbook?"
    "Kill mutants and miss the RPG elements of the previous games?" (Dear White People, S02E06)
  • ♫: Someone – "Forget Forgive" (Dear White People, S02E08)
  • "Stop colonizing quinoa! #QuinWoke" (Dear White People, S02E10)
  • "What if it's just a cult, like hot yoga or New Hampshire?" (Dear White People, S02E10)
  • ♫: Jidenna – "Decibels" (Dear White People, S02E10)
  • The television week begins and ends with Giancarlo Esposito cameos (Westworld, S02E02; Dear White People, S02E10)
  • Dear White People Season Grade: C

Still the AR™TV World Drama Champion: The Deuce
Still the AR™TV World Comedy Champion: Barry

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