Everyday spoken language is often grammatically incorrect — but when those quirks are purposely written into a television script to give the scene a more conversational tone, it can be a little annoying. What we really need is for some TV characters to speak up for proper grammar.
“You ended that sentence with a preposition”
“No matter what you have endured, you have never experienced the likes of what Anubis is capable of.” - First Prime Her’ak (Michael Adamthwaite)
“You ended that sentence with a preposition! Bastard.” - Colonel Jack O’Neill (Richard Dean Anderson)
The video clip from Stargate SG-1
Video clip from Season 6, episode 8 — originally aired August 2, 2002