What is a catchprase?

A catchphrase (or catch phrase) is a phrase or expression recognized by its repeated utterance.

Catchphrases have been associated with everyone from comedians, actors, politicians and TV presenters to cartoon characters.

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Catchphrases often originate in popular culture and in the arts, and typically spread through mass media (such as television and radio, movies, publishing, and video games), as well as word of mouth.

Some catch phrases become the de facto "trademark" or "signature" of the person or character with whom they originated.

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CatchpraseCharacterActorMedia SourceMedia TypeFirst Heard
Egg, bag, bag, egg.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Not like that - like that!Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
I'll do the full act tonight I won't cut anything.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
SPOON JAR! JAR SPOON!Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
My teeth itch.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Glass, bottle - Bottle, glass.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
On the other hand I've got .......Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
You've gotta laugh haven't you?Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Now this trick starts very slowly.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
I can always tell when an audience is going to be good or bad......Goodnight.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Come the same time tomorrowTommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Here's a quick joke - no I must tell you this I want to hear it myself.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Just like that!Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Well I must say you've been a wonderful audience - and I'd like to finish now with a little song.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
What do you mean come off. I've just come on!Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
It's all different every nightTommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Have I got time for more?Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Before the show the producer took me to one sideTommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
I cannot help laughing, really I cannot, I know what's coming next.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
If I meet with an accident I'd like to take my applause nowTommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Well you shouldn't be in there, should you?Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
What a lovely audience a sitting ovation.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973