Some interesting quotes i found about television. Saya? Tetep kok, masih menjauhi TV.
Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms.
— Alan Corenk
Seeing a murder on television… can help work off one’s antagonisms. And if you haven’t any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
— Alfred Hitchcock (1899 – 1980)
Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
— Ann Landers (1918 – 2002)
Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn’t have in your home.
— David Frost
[Television is] the triumph of machine over people.
— Fred Allen (1894 – 1956)
The great thing about television is that if something important happens anywhere in the world, day or night, you can always change the channel.
— From “Taxi”
Don’t you wish there were a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There’s one marked ‘Brightness,’ but it doesn’t work.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
— Groucho Marx (1890 – 1977)
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
— Kurt Vonnegut (1922 – 2007), “Cold Turkey”, In These Times, May 10, 2004
If there’s anything unsettling to the stomach, it’s watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
— Marlon Brando (1924 – 2004)
Television is for appearing on – not for looking at.
— Noel Coward (1899 – 1973)
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
— Rod Serling (1924 – 1975)
I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.
— Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park, Death, 1997
Saya nggak mau bilang tv sepenuhnya jelek, walapun kita terpaksa harus mengais2 untuk menemukan tayangan bermutu.
Most of them are taken from here.