These days, it seems like just about everything from our childhood and adolescence is on the Internet somewhere, whether it's a wiki about a forgotten Saturday morning cartoon or a comedy sketch from an instantly cancelled variety show. But every now and then I find that something is just too weird or esoteric to reach the right critical mass, and I get the feeling that I'm the only person who remembers this thing, even if I find myself referencing it constantly.

Case in point: In the early days of Late Night With David Letterman (1982-83), there was a comedy bit where Dave talks about the time the studio picked up a broadcast of the show from a parallel universe. The scene then cuts to a clip of Dave in a black turtleneck, intoning in a deep, sinister monotone:

"Deep underground, the pressure was building and building and building. Until there was a massive implosion. And there were many, many injuries."

Cut to a shot of the studio audience, all dressed in black turtlenecks, laughing in a jerky, robot-like fashion.

Cut to Paul Shaffer, dressed likewise: "That was a terrible joke! I should host this show!"

Cut to Dave. He glares menacingly at the camera.

Now, maybe this isn't all that funny. But not a day goes by that I don't remember this sketch. And for me and a couple of other people who saw it as a rerun on E! back in the early '90s, it positively killed. We would find ourselves talking about some unfortunate situation, like a relationship gone sour or an argument between roommates, and then add "...and there were many, many injuries." It was a private joke, but it was based on something that a lot of people, likely more than we'll ever know personally in our lifetimes, saw at some point. But apparently nobody else remembered it in quite the same way.

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So my question is: What's your favorite weird thing that nobody else but you and a handful of other people know about — strong enough to be an in-joke, but too insignificant to become a meme?