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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'I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food...'

W C Fields.

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.

Holy Bargains, Batman!

MADONNA UK Radio Times 20 July 1991 Truth Or Dare WOW I'M ON WOGAN TOMMY COOPER
14.36
1998 COMDEDIANS FIRST DAY COVER : TOMMY COOPER, CAERPHILLY SHS
14.30
Very Best Of Vols. 1 And 2, Tommy Cooper, Very Good
7.17
THE PLANK - TOMMY COOPER / ERIC SYKES BRAND NEW SEALED DVD R4
4.94
Reacharound - Whos Tommy Cooper (1996) - Used - Compact Disc
1.37
Tommy Bahama Cooper Authentic Fit Jeans (# TD1967) 118.00 Medium Worn Wash
90.00
Ann Meyers-Drysdale, Tommy Hawkins, Michael Cooper - Basketball SIGNED In Person
69.95
Tommy Cooper British Television Variety Performer Fab Card Collection
14.95
Victor Calderone Feat Deborah Cooper-Are You Satisfied 2X12"-Tommy Boy, OP2206 D
9.99
Tommy Cooper (2)-Just Like That 7" 45-EMI, EMI2295, 1975, Plain Sleeve
11.43
TOMMY COOPER How Come There's No Dog Day RARE ORIGINAL 1961 UK PALETTE 45
2.16
Tommy Bahama New Cooper Authentic Blue Overdye Denim Jeans
95.00
Tommy Hilfiger NEW Rust Cooper Tweed Faux Shearling Jacket XL 100%Authentic LAFO
63.28
Tommy Lasorda Signed Autographed Cooper Pro 100 Baseball Bat JSA COA Auto
99.99
BOB NEWHART / PETER SELLERS/TOMMY COOPER - INTRODUCING TOBACCO TO NEW CD
18.93
TOMMY COOPER: Sweet Words Of Love / No Arms Can Ever Hold You 45 (dj, wol) Oldi
20.00
BYE BYE BIRDIE Large Program TOMMY TUNE / ANN REINKING / MARILYN COOPER SF 1991
8.00
Who's Tommy Cooper by Reacharound (CD, Jul-1996, Interscope (USA))
2.25

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CatchpraseCharacterActorMedia SourceMedia TypeFirst Heard
I can always tell when an audience is going to be good or bad......Goodnight.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Now this trick starts very slowly.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Have I got time for more?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
What do you mean come off. I've just come on!Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
On the other hand I've got .......Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Well you shouldn't be in there, should you?Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
SPOON JAR! JAR SPOON!Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
I cannot help laughing, really I cannot, I know what's coming next.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
I'll do the full act tonight I won't cut anything.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
You've gotta laugh haven't you?Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Come the same time tomorrowTommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Egg, bag, bag, egg.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
Just like that!Tommy 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
My teeth itch.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
What a lovely audience a sitting ovation.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
It's all different every nightTommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Not like that - like that!Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Glass, bottle - Bottle, glass.Tommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973
Before the show the producer took me to one sideTommy CooperTommy CooperThe Tommy Cooper HourTV1973