Overheard On ‘Millionaire’

…just this second (as I was drying my hands to change the channel):

Meredith: How many planets in our solar system have one syllable names?
[Pregnant pause as male contestant ponders]
[ponders ponders ponders] Contestant: I can only think of two right now. Mars and Venus.

Lucky thing for him the audience was on top of that one.

9 Responses to “Overheard On ‘Millionaire’”

  1. The_Real_JeffS says:

    Public edumakayshun works.

  2. memomachine says:

    Well thank goodness Ur-anus wasn’t involved.

  3. nightfly says:

    I’m sorry, Fry, but astronomers renamed Uranus in 2250 to end that stupid joke once and for all. Now it’s called Urectum.

  4. Kate P says:

    Throughout the country his past English teachers were getting mysterious chest pains. . .

  5. RebeccaH says:

    On second thought: Since the common wisdom is that America isn’t really part of the world, it only follows that Earth isn’t part of the solar system.

  6. nightfly says:

    Ms Sister – au contraire, I may have gotten the year wrong in the quote, but that is an actual Futurama line. *sigh* my alleged humor is once more allegedly unappreciated. =)

  7. (Uright, Diptera, since u couldn’t tell I was funnin’ u…)

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