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Some of our favorite quotes from “Lethal Weapon”

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Tuesdays may have a reputation as the most boring day of the week, but we are changing all of that with a double feature of “Lethal Weapon” followed by “Lethal Weapon 2” at 10:30/9:30c. In case you somehow missed this comedy action masterpiece, the “Lethal Weapon” franchise features the indomitable combination of Danny Glover as Roger Murtagh, a by-the-numbers LAPD detective and family man who gets an unwelcome surprise for his 50th birthday in the form of a new partner: Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson). Riggs is a live wire who has gone full crazy after the recent passing away of his wife. The odd couple pairing makes for comedy gold with a lot of explosions to boot. But Gibson and Glover aren’t the only reasons to tune in. In the original installment, Gary Busey (!!!) plays the dastardly Mr. Joshua and “Lethal Weapon 2” gets Joe Pesci as a mob accountant turned federal witness.

As with most of our favorite movies, there are a few quotes that we end up repeating for years (even decades) after the movie hits theaters. “Lethal Weapon” is full of ’em. So memorize these quotes, incorporate them into your daily life, make new friends, influence people, be cool, man and be sure to tune in tonight at 8/7c for our “Lethal Weapon” double feature:

And, of course, the most famous quote of them all:

Luckily, you’re never too old to watch “Lethal Weapon” and “Lethal Weapon 2” double feature when it kicks off tonight at 8/7c.

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“Lethal Weapon” airs on IFC tonight at 8 PM ET; Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 10:45 PM ET; and Saturday, Mar. 9 at 8 PM ET; “Lethal Weapon 2” airs on IFC tonight at 10:30 PM ET; Thursday, Feb. 21 at 10:45 PM ET; Friday, Feb. 22 at 9 AM ET; and Saturday, Mar. 9 at 10:30 PM ET

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Millennial Wisdom

Charles Speaks For Us All

Get to know Charles, the social media whiz of Brockmire.

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He may be an unlikely radio producer Brockmire, but Charles is #1 when it comes to delivering quips that tie a nice little bow on the absurdity of any given situation.

Charles also perfectly captures the jaded outlook of Millennials. Or at least Millennials as mythologized by marketers and news idiots. You know who you are.

Played superbly by Tyrel Jackson Williams, Charles’s quippy nuggets target just about any subject matter, from entry-level jobs in social media (“I plan on getting some experience here, then moving to New York to finally start my life.”) to the ramifications of fictional celebrity hookups (“Drake and Taylor Swift are dating! Albums y’all!”). But where he really nails the whole Millennial POV thing is when he comments on America’s second favorite past-time after type II diabetes: baseball.

Here are a few pearls.

On Baseball’s Lasting Cultural Relevance

“Baseball’s one of those old-timey things you don’t need anymore. Like cursive. Or email.”

On The Dramatic Value Of Double-Headers

“The only thing dumber than playing two boring-ass baseball games in one day is putting a two-hour delay between the boring-ass games.”

On Sartorial Tradition

“Is dressing badly just a thing for baseball, because that would explain his jacket.”

On Baseball, In A Nutshell

“Baseball is a f-cked up sport, and I want you to know it.”


Learn more about Charles in the behind-the-scenes video below.

And if you were born before the late ’80s and want to know what the kids think about Baseball, watch Brockmire Wednesdays at 10P on IFC.

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Crown Jules

Amanda Peet FTW on Brockmire

Amanda Peet brings it on Brockmire Wednesday at 10P on IFC.

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On Brockmire, Jules is the unexpected yin to Jim Brockmire’s yang. Which is saying a lot, because Brockmire’s yang is way out there. Played by Amanda Peet, Jules is hard-drinking, truth-spewing, baseball-loving…everything Brockmire is, and perhaps what he never expected to encounter in another human.

“We’re the same level of functional alcoholic.”


But Jules takes that commonality and transforms it into something special: a new beginning. A new beginning for failing minor league baseball team “The Frackers”, who suddenly about-face into a winning streak; and a new beginning for Brockmire, whose life gets a jumpstart when Jules lures him back to baseball. As for herself, her unexpected connection with Brockmire gives her own life a surprising and much needed goose.

“You’re a Goddamn Disaster and you’re starting To look good to me.”

This palpable dynamic adds depth and complexity to the narrative and pushes the series far beyond expected comedy. See for yourself in this behind-the-scenes video (and brace yourself for a unforgettable description of Brockmire’s genitals)…

Want more about Amanda Peet? She’s all over the place, and has even penned a recent self-reflective piece in the New York Times.

And of course you can watch the Jim-Jules relationship hysterically unfold in new episodes of Brockmire, every Wednesday at 10PM on IFC.

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Draught Pick

Sam Adams “Keeps It Brockmire”

All New Brockmire airs Wednesdays at 10P on IFC.

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From baseball to beer, Jim Brockmire calls ’em like he sees ’em.

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It’s no wonder at all, then, that Sam Adams would reach out to Brockmire to be their shockingly-honest (and inevitably short-term) new spokesperson. Unscripted and unrestrained, he’ll talk straight about Sam—and we’ll take his word. Check out this new testimonial for proof:

See more Brockmire Wednesdays at 10P on IFC, presented by Samuel Adams. Good f***** beer.

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