Jerry Springer/YMMV

    Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.


    • Crosses the Line Twice: On any other talk show, having the guests attack each other would be national news. Here? They have a fight bell. Ding ding!
      • And classic lines like these:
    Cquote1.svg

    "Wull ah don't need a vie-brator cuz ah gut ma husband!!"
    "Wull yer HUSBAND needs a vie-brator cuz yoo gut DI-SEASE!!"

    Cquote2.svg
    • Crowning Moment of Awesome: One word: GWAR.
    • Expectation Lowerer: Every guest. One of the reasons people get such pleasure from this show is the schadenfreude of gloating at how pathetic most of the guests are.
    • Guilty Pleasure
    • Memetic Badass: Steve Wilkos.
    • Memetic Mutation: GET OFF MY STAGE!!
      • GET OFF THE CHAIR, YOU AIN'T SITTING ON THE CHAIR!!
      • JERRY! JERRY! JERRY!, to the point that any time there's a fight in real life, you can expect it to be chanted.
      • Narm Charm: Springer is the silliest, most overwrought show on television. And that's why we love it.
    • Seasonal Rot: As stated earlier, the subject matter used to be as straight-laced as Oprah or The View.
    • Unfortunate Implications: In the crossdresser episodes, it's a little disconcerting how swiftly a man will start beating up the person he thought a minute ago was a woman.
      • Nevermind that, for all intents and purposes, people who are actually transgendered should be treated as the gender they are attempting to become...