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Samuel L. Jackson Can Still Recite His Biblical Pulp Fiction Speech

Intoxicated or otherwise obnoxious Quentin Tarantino fans have been terrorizing people by reciting Pulp Fiction's Ezekiel 25:17 speech for so many years now, we almost forgot how great and scary it sounds coming from Samuel L. Jackson himself. (What is it like when a priest — or God himself — says, "And you will know I am the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon you"? We'll never know.) Luckily for everyone, Graham Norton had the good sense to ask Jackson to reprise Jules Winnfield's famous parting lines when he appeared on his show this weekend. It's no surprise that 20 years later, he's still got it.