Whisper “I am a leaf on the wind; watch how I soar” to them.
Pretend not to understand any of their Spaced references.
Tell someone who likes to think of himself as a Moss from the IT Crowd that he in fact reminds you of “that one guy from The Big Bang Theory.”
“I think John Hurt was the best Doctor, personally.”
“Oh, I’m sorry — I figured you knew when I asked you to come over to watch Death At A Funeral that you knew I meant the American remake.”
Compare Batman: The Animated Series negatively to the comics.
Intentionally confuse Shaun of the Dead with The Walking Dead.
Whisper “Your shirt…” dazedly to them.
Say “I don’t want to go” at the end of the night.
“Had he lived, Phil Hartman would have voiced Zapp Brannigan. Had he lived.”
“I loved the Deathly Hallows epilogue.”
“Sure, I love the New 52, but most importantly, it’s canon.”
Remind her that Elementary regularly pulls in more than twice the number of Sherlock viewers.
Play Connie Francis’ “If It Takes Forever.”
“I think listening to chiptune is a sign of arrested emotional development.”
“They will never actually get around to making a movie version of Good Omens.”
“Oh, I’m sorry — I figured you knew when I asked you to come over to watch Oldboy that you knew I meant the American remake.”
“Eighteenth and Potomac.”
Mallory is an Editor of The Toast.