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1. 1980: The top rated show for this year often ended with one of the series regulars voicing a complaint that began with: "Did you ever wonder...". Which show was this?
2. 1981: Which television journalist ended the CBS Evening News with his signature phrase "and that's the way it is" for the last time on March 6, 1981?
3. 1982: Though not a popular saying, this Eddie Murphy character on Saturday Night Live taught us a new way to pronounce the name of a Lionel Richie hit. Which Murphy character gave the world the song "Unce, Tice, Fee Tines a Mady"?
4. 1983: Which sitcom, the Emmy winner for best comedy of 1983, featured one of characters saying in every episode: "Hi, I'm Larry, this is my brother Darryl, and this is my other brother Darryl"?
5. 1984: The cop show classic "Hill Street Blues" won its fourth consecutive Emmy for best drama this year. Which character uttered the enduring phrase from the show, "Let's be careful out there"?
6. 1985: On which show, which ended its run in 1985, did the main characters live in a "dee-luxe apartment in the sky"?
7. 1986: The last episode of this action show aired in December, 1986 after contributing the phrase "I pity the fool" to the vernacular. Which was it?
8. 1987: Which Top 10 show from this year had one of the characters begin stories (which usually involved her youth in Sicily) with the words "Picture this"?
9. 1988: During the presidential race of 1988 one of the candidates turned to his opponent during a nationally televised debate and uttered a phrase that is now a part of the political vocabulary to imply someone thinks too highly of themselves. Who said the famous words "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy"?
10. 1989: Which character from the Emmy winner for best comedy of the '89-90 season was famous for witty responses when asked how he/she was doing, such as: "It's a dog eat dog world and I'm wearing Milk Bone underwear"?
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