With Monday fast approaching, we’re all still looking to get into that patriotic spirit — especially since “Independence Day: Resurgence” definitely did not resurge anything and actually brought many of us down. The first film, however, does have one of the greatest and most patriotic speeches of all time, one that really heats the American juices in our hearts. The same can be said of many, many speeches in TV, but they prove to be a little harder to place. So, just in case you need something particularly nifty to quote at the family BBQ this Monday, we decided to play a trivia game.
And who doesn’t love trivia? In Very Good TV Podcast’s latest episode, IndieWire TV Editor Liz Shannon Miller, TV Critic Ben Travers, Special Projects Editor Steve Greene and Senior Editor Hanh Nguyen whipped up 16 of the most patriotic TV quotes out there, quizzing one another on what show they come from and deciding who’s the champion of America’s most American television. Do you know your patriotic TV quotes too? Test your knowledge above!
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