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Cowardly Lion: What have they got that I ain't got?

Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Woodsman: Courage!

Cowardly Lion: You can say that again! Huh?

A character says something, and another character will express agreement by saying "You Can Say That Again."

In comedy, the first character often takes it literally and really does say it again. Bonus points if the first character is a robot, who says it again because it is unable to catch the real meaning and interprets the statement as an order. Extra bonus points if the word the first character says again is "that."

Examples of You Can Say That Again include:

Anime and Manga

  • In Samurai Pizza Cats Guido almost does this joke, until Polly stops him by saying 'Guido!'

Fan Works

 Kyon's father: Oh, da- Uh, shoot, I mean, I was going to do that.

Kyon: Lost your excuse to sneak out and grab a smoke without mom noticing?

Kyon's father: What she doesn't know won't hurt her.

Kyon: You can say that again.

Film -- Animated

  • In Atlantis: The Lost Empire Kida sees something amazing and says the Atlantean equivalent of "wow!" Milo is also amazed, and saavy enough with the language to say "You can say that again!"

Film -- Live Action

  • In A Few Good Men, Tom Cruise's character trades clichés with the guy at his newsstand, resulting in this exchange:

 Luther: It ain't over till the fat lady sings.

Kaffee: You can say that again.

Luther: It ain't over till the fat lady sings.

Kaffee: (with him) Fat lady sings. I walked into that one.

 Curly: My, ain't she pretty!

Moe: Boy, you can say that again!

Curly: My, ain't she pretty!

Moe: Shut up! (slaps him)

  • The Room: In response to the "what a story, Mark!" line.


 Kibbuznik #1: "How do you want the money?"

Saadya Shabatai: "In cash."

Kibbuznik #1: "Oy."

Kibbuznik #2: "You Can Say That Again."

Kibbuznik #1: "Oy."

Live Action TV

  • A sketch of The Amanda Show about a family called The Literals. Amanda, as the Literals' daughter, is talking with another girl.

 Girl: Knock it off.

Amanda: All right. (knocks a vase off the mantle) Hey, the vase broke.

Girl: You can say that again.

Amanda: Hey, the vase broke.

  • Occurred on a few occasions in The Tomorrow People, each time with someone "saying that again!".


 Sergeant: This is perplexing!

Policemen: You can say that again.

Sergeant: This is perplexing!

Policemen: You can say that-

Sergeant: AH! (Stares the others into silence)

Western Animation

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