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  Season 39: Episode 5


















13e: Kerry Washington / Eminem

Cartoon Catchphrase

Melanie Griffish.....Kerry Washington
Diane.....Aidy Bryant
Gwen.....Vanessa Bayer
Vincent.....Mike O'Brien
Duane.....Taran Killam

[ open on Cartoon Network logo ]

Announcer: You're watching Cartoon Network!

[ fade to game show set ]

Announcer: And now, it's time for America's FUNNEST game show: "Cartoon Catchphrase"!

Melanie Griffish: Hello, and welcome! I'm your host and fellow cartoon lover -- Melanie Griffish! You know how this game works: We give you a atchphrase, and you tell us which character said it. But first, why don't you Toonheads tell us about yourselves?

Diane: Hi there! My name is Diane, and I yam what I yam, and what I am is a small business owner!

Gwen: Hi! My name is Gwen, and what's up, Doc? I'm a registered nurse! [ she laughs ]

Vincent: Hi, I'm Vincent, and Yabba Dabba Doooooooo! I'm a waiter at a steak restaurant!

Melanie Griffish: Alright, time for Round 1. And, remember: Yuo only get one Phone-a-Friend, so use it wisely. Diane, for 100 points: Which cute little bird saws "I tawt I taw a putty tat?"

Diane: Ohhhh, man... I was hoping to God I wouldn't get this one... Um, I'm gonna have to use my Phone-a-Friend.

Melanie Griffish: Who would you like to call?

Diane: Uh... my wonderful husband Duane. He'll know this one!

Melanie Griffish: Okay! Let's get Duane on the line!

[ sound effect of phone ringing ]

Woman's Voice: Hello?

Diane: Uh... oh, who is this? Who is in my home?

Woman's Voice: This is Diamond.

Diane: Diamond? Oh, Duane... No, Duane! Ohhh, I leave for FOUR hours... Diamond, give the phone to Duane!

Woman's Voice: Ummm... he's not here. We finished, and then he left.

Diane: No, Duane, noooo!! Oh, man... he told me he and a couple of guy friends were seeing a matinee of that new "Hobbit" movie.

Melanie Griffish: That's not out yet! Ten seconds on the clock, Diane!

Diane: Okay, Diamond, you damn hussy... I HATE that I need you, but I DO! Which cute little cartoon birdy says "I tawt I taw a putty tat?"

Woman's Voice: Oh. Are you on that daytime cartoon game show? That's sad.

[ buzzer sounds ]

Melanie Griffish: Ohhhhhhhh, ROUGH round for Diane!

Diane: Uh... yeah!

Melanie Griffish: The answer was "Tweety Bird." But, Diane, let's give you one point, anyway! Is that okay, guys?

Gwen: Of course!

Diane: Thanks, everybody, that means a lot.

Melanie Griffish: Moving on now to our second Animaniac... Gwen, your question is: What silly fat cat says "Thuffering Thuccotash?"

Gwen: Um... my gut says Tweety Bird, but... that was the answer to the last one. so, I'm gonna use my Phone-a-Friend. I'd like to call my sister Pam!

Melanie Griffish: Wow... You guys are burning right through these Phone-A-Friends. Let's get Pam on the line!

[ sound effect of phone ringing ]

Duane's Voice: Hello? What's up? Pam's phone.

Gwen: Um... who is this? I... don't know who this is...

Diane: Oh, my good God! Is this Duane?!

Duane's Voice: Oh, hell...

Diane: Duane! What is this day of yours?! Are you just going door-to-door and ass-to-ass?!

Gwen: Um... excuse me, Sir. Where is my sister Pam?

Duane's Voice: Oh, uh... she's, uh, laying down. She needed a break.

Diane: Ohhh, myyyy Godddd...!!

Gwen: Okay, Duane... Do you know which silly fat cat says "Thuffering Thuccotash?"

Diane: Okay, DON'T answer that, Duane!

Duane's Voice: It's Sylvester.

[ ding! ]

Diane: Dammit!!

Melanie Griffish: Great! Great job! That's 100 points for Gwen! And, just a reminder: Today's winner will receive an all-expenses paid 4-day, 4-night trip to Hawaii!

Diane: Okay, but if I go by myself, can I go for twice as long?

Melanie Griffish: No!

Diane: Well... then, can I get twice the meals and activities?

Melanie Griffish: Sure! Alright, it's time for Contestant 3 -- Vincent! Which grumpy little curmudgeon says "Be vewy vewy quiet, I'm hunting wabbits?"

Vincent: Oh, I know! I'm gonna Phone-a-Friend!

Melanie Griffish: [ stunned ] You know these questions get harder, right?

Vincent: I'm still gonna do it. I know he's at work, but I'm gonna call my buddy Richard.

[ sound effect of phone ringing ]

Richard's Voice: Thank you for calling Rite-Aid, this is Richard.

Vincent: Hey, it's Vincent! I have a question --

Richard's Voice: Whoa, whoa, whoa... Hold on, I have a customer.

Duane's Voice: Heyy, I'd like to buy a hundred extra-small condoms.

Diane: Oh, my God! It's G.D. Duane!!

Duane's Voice: Damn...

Diane: Duane! We do NOT have enough money for all these condoms!

Melanie Griffish: Diane, please go back to your podium!

Diane: Okay, Melanie! Can you give me one second?! I'm having a RAW-ASS time with my husband! Duane! HOW are you getting around SO fast?! Is it that DAMN scooter I bought ya'?

[ buzzer sounds ]

Melanie Griffish: Alright! That's the end of Round 1. So far Gwen is winning, and Diane is losing in every way!

Diane: Okay... please do not cut to me any more...

Melanie Griffish: And now it's time for a quick commercial, while I... "take care" of something!

[ Duane ambles in with his large Rite-Aid bag ]

Duane: Hey, you ready to go, baby?

Melanie Griffish: Yeah, but I only have three minutes.

Duane: That's okay, I only need one!

Diane: Ohhhh, Dwayyyyyyyyyne...!! Duane, aren't you tired?! Why did you marry me yesterday?!

[ cartoon music flares up, as the screen irises out on Diane with the show logo ]

[ fade ]


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