Adam Riff™ Clip of the Week


14. Will Smith slaps the shit out of Chris Rock (The 94th Academy Awards, 27 Mar 2022)


Honourable Mention

  • Elle Fanning re-creates Lea Michele's emotional Glee scene (The Girl From Plainville, S01E01)

Stray Observations


(Winning Time, S01E04)

  • "Aight, look. Cap too dignified to do him-damn-self, but somebody gotta do it. Norm, what you say, brother?"
    "Don't look at me. I got a ménage à trois lined up, so…" (Winning Time, S01E04)
  • "Just tellin' you the truth, how real friends do."
    "We ain't friends! You just some chick I used to hit!" (Winning Time, S01E04)
  • "You don't have family. You have fallout." (Winning Time, S01E04)
  • ♫: Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir – "Nobody Knows" (Better Things, S05E06)
  • "So, you're good with it? It was pretty…"
    "Yeah. Uh, you know… Looks like the rest of the series." (Better Things, S05E06)
  • "You have any notes, or any thoughts?"
    "It's a network show." (Better Things, S05E06)
  • "Mom, I'm watching a Brian De Palma movie. Call me later." (Better Things, S05E06)
  • "Yeah, I've been matched with so many lovely ladies."
    "Cool, cool, being a man seems cool." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "Looks like they got some cool stuff in the back there. I'm seeing Corn Nuts, washer fluid, fake Academy Awards for people with common Western names…" (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "I just hate that my photo is being used to catfish people and that the name of my favorite fish now means something so dark." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "Well, I happen to be in town shooting a commercial for the new Depends thong." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "How do I know that you're not a bot?"
    "Maybe send me a bunch of pictures and have me click on all the stop signs." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "Which Sex and the City character are you?"
    "Easy. Magda." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "Now, those aren't Boomer rules, right? Boomers don't have a year to waste."
    "Don't lump me in with your Big Chill generation. I'm technically a Gen X preemie." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "I texted the Trivago guy and then Brett."
    "Hey, man, 'Trivago Guy passed' are my three favorite words." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "A medication I'm also on, but for wake apnea." (Mr. Mayor, S02E03)
  • "So he knew you and was like…'more'?" (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "Heyyy. There's my guy."
    "Black?!"
    "It's actually pronounced 'Zach.'" (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "Squeal, and you can Dipset like Cam'ron." (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • Janine struggling with a Capri Sun straw (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "Wait, you never dreamed of just doing one thing?"
    "Sure, I have. But a dream can be a distraction just as easy as it can be a goal." (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "I've done everything I possibly can to make my phone think I'm 22. I haven't used capital letters in years." (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "Sweet baby Jesus, and the grown one, too!" (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "You are not one of them. You are not a Jojo Sea-bass."
    "You mean JoJo Siwa?"
    "I don't know what I mean, Janine." (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "You got this, Janine."
    "Don't… Don't say that. I don't believe that she does." (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "I forget that black people can also be annoying." (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "Desking's deaded." (Abbott Elementary, S01E11)
  • "Oh, bollocks." (Moon Knight, S01E01)
  • "Well, Steven Grant of the gift shop…" (Moon Knight, S01E01)


(Moon Knight, S01E01)

  • "I'm sorry about the cupcake." (Moon Knight, S01E01)
  • "I'll have the best bit of the… The steak. That's the bit that I want."
    "The center-cut's fillet. And how would you like that?"
    "Good, yeah. Very good. Very good. Yeah."
    "I'll… I'll put you for 'well done.'" (Moon Knight, S01E01)
  • "Do you know Ammit?"
    "Do I know Ammit…? No, not personally." (Moon Knight, S01E01)
  • "But she was betrayed."
    "Was she?"
    "By indolent fellow gods. By even her own avatar."
    "Avatars. Blue people. Love that film."
    "By avatar, what I mean…"
    "You mean the anime?" (Moon Knight, S01E01)
  • "Steven Grant of the gift shop, give me the scarab and you won't be torn apart." (Moon Knight, S01E01)


(Snowfall, S05E07)

  • ♫: Ann Peebles – "I Can't Stand the Rain" (Snowfall, S05E07)
  • "Got any good churros today?" (Halo, S01E02)
  • "Yeah, um, I'm actually a natural staple remover." (Minx, S01E05)
  • "Those chocolate dicks are not gonna hold up in the sun." (Minx, S01E05)
  • "What about a celebrity interview?"
    "Ooh, Bella Abzug. I bet she has some stories to tell."
    "Sexy stories?"
    "Maybe." (Minx, S01E06)
  • "Any, uh, U.K. artists we should be listening to?"
    "Uhh, have you heard Slowthai?"
    "No."
    "Uh, K-Trap? He's pretty dope."
    "Mm-mm."
    "Um, 21 Savage?"
    "Yeah, we know him." (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • "They got their own Nando's." (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • "Black guys love Asian women." (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • "Wow. Your hairline's intense, bro."
    "I'm afraid of what it'll look like if I shave it all off. I don't know. Maybe I got the juice to pull it off. What do you think?"
    "Mm, I don't know. I feel like, uh, that's more easily pulled off by white men that are assumed to be dangerous, right? Like, uh, Jason Statham. Like, uh, Bruce Willis. The Rock. Um, same reason why black dudes can do it as well. Um, but I feel like you… The best hope for you is probably, like, Moby. But, you know…"
    "Everybody hates Moby." (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • "Hello, people of color." (Atlanta, S03E03)

» "This piece has such a deep, deep sadness about it."

(Atlanta, S03E03)

  • "So, um, you're telling me there was a…a wet, ashy, naked nigga that broke into your house, right? Hey, how he wet and ashy, man?" (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • "White kids be scamming all the fuck¡ng time. Hell you think TikTok is? Shit, black kids need to scam more." (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • Jai Paul (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • "Racism and capitalism, hard to separate, isn't it?"
    "Hmm. Yeah, because something only has value if, uh, something else has less value."
    "Yeah, I feel like anywhere you can buy a can of Coke, some type of racism's going down there."
    "Hmm. What about Taco Bell? Does that…"
    "No, they only do Pepsi."
    "Pepsi, that's…"
    "No racism."
    "That's right." (Atlanta, S03E03)
  • "Your outie knows a beautiful rock from a plain one." (Severance, S01E08)
  • "Yeah, the egg bar is coveted as fuck." (Severance, S01E08)
  • "'Our job…is to taste free air. Your so-called boss may own the clock that taunts you from the wall.'"
    "But, my friends, the hour is yours. Page 197 slaps." (Severance, S01E08)
  • ♫: Mick Jagger – "Strange Game" (Slow Horses, S01E01)
  • Gary Oldman farting himself awake (Slow Horses, S01E01)
  • "Moscow rules, watch your back. London rules, cover your arse." (Slow Horses, S01E01)
  • "Bringing you up to speed is like trying to explain Norway to a dog." (Slow Horses, S01E01)

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