Quotes and Jokes by Howie Mandel

Howard Michael Mandel is a Canadian comedian, actor, voice actor, and television host. He hosted the CNBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the show's daytime and Canadian-English counterparts. In 1987, Mandel starred alongside Amy Steel in the comedy film Walk Like a Man.

Top 15 Most Popular Quotes (out of 33)

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I was the voice of Bobby. So while I was doing the show, I was also a father. It did reflect how I tried to handle things in my own home.

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#2

People who annoy people are the luckiest people in the world.

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#3

I'm from Canada, so Thanksgiving to me is just Thursday with more food. And I'm thankful for that.

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#4

I needed time to stand back and go through a lot more experience in life. Then I have something to write about, joke or to animate.

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#5

My point of reference is life, in everything that I do.

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#6

If my mom came here today, she'd probably join this red-hat brigade. My mother got my sense of humor, even when I was a kid. I would just do things that tickled my fancy in the moment, and she would ask me who I was entertaining. I'd say, 'Well, me.' And she would tell me that nobody knew that and they thought I was psychotic. Well, I don't ever want people to think I'm psychotic, but I can't help myself from doing these things.

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#7

My whole life is a practical joke. Every evening and every show has really become about entertaining me. I was always like that. And now I've come full circle because that's what the TV show is too.

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#8

I thought that was funny, but nobody else did. I was mostly entertaining myself, though. My parents both had a great sense of humor, and always laughed a lot. One night, when they were watching Candid Camera, I finally understood what comedy was all about. I heard the laughter on television, I turned around and saw my parents laughing, and that's when I thought: 'This is great. This is what I can do. I'm gonna prank somebody.'

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#9

Bobby's World touched a lot of people. That's why the family's last name is Generic. Uncle Ted is based on uncles we've all had.

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#10

We get up early Sunday morning, and we have cereal and orange juice and we make crank calls.

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#11

Now I have new stories and I feel refreshed. There is talk of Bobby's World eventually coming back. I would be happy to do that.

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#12

When I went into Bobby's World, I had no idea it would be a success. I had been doing the Bobby voice as part of my nightclub adult act for years.

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#13

We did it for nine years, No. 1, and the Fox Children's Network moved it into a different direction, of the Power Rangers and other stuff.

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#14

It's heart-wrenching because they often need the money.

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#15

You can go home with a lot of money with absolutely no skill.

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