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More Late TV Wisdom: 'Do as I Say, Not ...'

October 11, 2003|From a Times Staff Writer

California Gov. Gray Davis, who was recalled by voters Tuesday and replaced by Arnold Schwarzenegger, was scheduled to appear on Friday evening's broadcast of the "Late Show with David Letterman" to deliver the program's signature Top Ten list.

The list, titled "Pieces of Advice Gray Davis Has for Arnold Schwarzenegger," is as follows:

10. "Governor, when you realize you don't know what you're doing, give me a call."

9. "Bodybuilding oil will stain the mansion's Italian silk sofa."

8. "Listen to your constituents -- except Michael Jackson."

7. (Sorry, joke No. 7 was recalled.)

6. "To improve your approval ratings, go on Leno. When you get kicked out, go on Letterman."

5. "Study the master: George W. Bush."

4. "You could solve the deficit problem simply by donating your salary from 'Terminator 3.' "

3. "If things are bad, just yell, 'Save us, Superman!' "

2. "While giving a speech, never say, 'Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara

1. "It's pronounced 'California.' "

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