From The Golden Age Of TV Opera: A Performance Of "Bonanza Ponderoso"
"Me? I'm just here for the babes."
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"Most opera plots could be averted by some decent therapy."
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"Run for your lives! It's the full 'Ring' cycle!!"
"Tonight's 'Valkyrie' features actual Norse gods, and takes place in the sky."
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"O.K., next time around let's ease up on the vibrato."
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"Show me the way to the next karaoke bar."
Opera Singer Looking Out of Place Sitting On The Bar Piano
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"Reservations, please. And while I wait, I'd like to hear Act II of 'Tosca' sung by Tito Gobbi and Maria Callas."
A bird in a viking opera hat sings outside a woman's window.
"Because of illness, the role of Mimi in tonight's performance will be sung by a temp."
"I've never, ever taken you for granted, Ingrid."
"You don't see many tickets to the opera just handed out like that."
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Lucia is further maddened by the early departure of a subscriber in a sports jacket.
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"Well, that's show business."
"Mi chiamano Mimi, il perche non so. Sola, mi fo il pranzo da me stessa."
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"And you! What are you doing to help Aida and Radames? Will you just sit there and let them die?"
"Yo! My man! Who be needin' 'Ariadne auf Naxos' tickets?"
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"Oh, look. Tonight, the role of Doctor Lessac, normally played by some guy I never heard of, is being played by some other guy I never heard of."
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Dog at the Opera
"I feel like Brunnhilde, but in 'The Kentucky Cycle.'"
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"Great set of pipes!"
Owing to a clerical error, Luciano Pavarotti receives kudus instead of kudos for his performance as the Duke of Mantua.
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"You don't like opera? Okay. Want to see my abs?"
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