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[On the internet anonymous:]
I got my first, ‘I hope you die’ after episode three. I wrote back to the guy, ‘I assure you, sir, I have no plans of doing otherwise.’

— Nic Pizzolatto in the audio commentary for True Detective, Season 1, Episode 4

If bad ideas
were an Olympic event,
this would take the gold.

—Found haiku in The Walking Dead (Season 1, Episode 2)

Wow, you’re gonna have
to buy a lot of spray cans
to paint that turd gold.

—Found haiku in Veep (Season 1, Episode 4)

We would’ve caught up
to the prick if you didn’t
lose your fuckin’ shoe!

—Found haiku in The Sopranos (Season 5, Episode 1)

From now on, walking
is my beer and feeling good
is my hangover.

—Found haiku in The Simpsons (Season 14, Episode 20)

If you’re gonna be
a maniac, pyro is
a bad maniac.

—Found haiku in Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 1, Episode 6)

This is a man-made
fucking catastrophe of
epic proportions!

—Found haiku in Treme (Season 1, Episode 1)

You know, people give
me advice, I reckon they’re
talking to themselves.

—Found haiku in True Detective (Season 1, Episode 6)

I like you and if
you can’t handle it, you can
just, you know, fuck off.

—Found haiku in Peep Show (Season 1, Episode 4)

Who uses “withdraw”
as a fuckin’ verb besides
catholics and butlers?

—Found haiku in Veep (Season 1, Episode 4)

I’m most superstitious about hubris. I am terrified about having things taken away from me because I finally relax. When I wrote the pilot of Mad Men, I was saying, I’m already successful, why am I not happy? Now it’s become, You didn’t even know what success was. What if your dreams came true?

—Matthew Weiner, creator of Mad Men in an interview with The Paris Review

  • Andy: They’re trying. But they know they’re not going to get anything on the air. Lesson One is they got to live and die on Friday night. They got to feel like success in a 3 minute sketch is the same thing as love. And they got to fear failure like it’s grim death. They got to be every bit as damaged as you are.
  • Danny: What do you think he should do?
  • Andy: Toss them in the river [...] Give their sketch a spot at the dress [rehearsal] tonight. Let them hear what 300 people not laughing sounds like.

— From an episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

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Can you pretend I
didn’t say any of the
things I’ve said so far?

—Found haiku in Louie (Season 1 Episode 10)

You gotta pay the
troll toll, if you want to get
into that boy’s hole.

—Found haiku in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Season 4, Episode 13)

Two taps every time
you get up from a table
or leave a lectern.

—Found haiku in House of Cards (Season 1, Episode 12)