Long before Ted Mosby wanted to woo Robin on How I Met Your Mother, When Harry Met Sally… was there to teach audiences about the drama and dangers that can arise from woman and men trying to be friends.
It’s been 25 years since the romantic comedy first hit theaters, and deli sandwiches still aren’t the same. The story of a guy and girl who met, hated each other, became friends, stopped being friends and then finally fell in love, When Harry Met Sally… continues to inspire other films in its genre.
To celebrate a quarter century of paprikash, early morning squash games and wagon wheel tables, we rounded up the most memorable moments from the friendship Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal made famous.
1. The rest of your life …
2. That is just like you, Harry.
“You see? That is just like you, Harry. You say things like that, and you make it impossible for me to hate you.”
3. It is so nice when …
4. There are two kinds of women:
“There are two kinds of women: high maintenance and low maintenance.”
“Which one am I?”
“You’re the worst kind. You’re high maintenance but you think you’re low maintenance.”
5. I’d like the chef’s salad …
6. Men and women can’t be friends.
7. You made a woman MEOW?
9. Everybody thinks they have good taste …
“Everybody thinks they have good taste and a sense of humor, but they couldn’t possibly all have good taste.”
10. Repeat after me …
“And then they lived happily ever after.”