The Oprah Winfrey Show

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (4)

  • "I love children, because I think they are just little people who haven't had as much life experience as adults." -Oprah

  • "No is a complete sentence." Oprah.

  • Oprah: The truth is this. I know that this is what I'm supposed to do in my life. I know this. This is a full circle moment for me. For me to have been raped at 9 years old, and molested until the time I was 4 years old by various people. This is so big and so gratifying, that I now get to put people behind bars who did to me what they've been doing to other children. This is it. So I'm going to spend my own resources, and I am going to work with law enforcement and I am going to change, with your help, the laws in this country, state by state by state by state.

  • Teddy Ebersol: The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race.

Notes (3)

  • This is the first Oprah Winfrey show.

  • This was the very first Oprah show sent nationally. The airdate was September 8, 1986.

  • Oprah talks to a girl who was run over my a train. She has one leg and one arm. She does competitive swimming and plays many sports.

Trivia (2)

  • No one at the Oprah show knew about the $1 million check. In fact, it didn't even arrive until after the show began taping. A key member of the Bon Jovi staff was waiting for the FedEx delivery and then ran it into the studios during a break. And when you see that look of surprise on Oprah's face: It was really that much of a surprise to her.

  • Kirk was addicted to "porn" since he was 9 years old.