A really annoying catchphrase from the late 80's/early 90's that originated from a commercial for a paramedical emergency radio for the elderly. During the commercial, and old lady falls off her walker and in the most pathetic tone of voice possible, utters this phrase into the advertised device.
Before everyone and their mom was screaming "I'm Rick James, bitch" they were screaming "I've fallen and I can't get up" in a sad attempt to be funny and witty.
by Dassh September 8, 2004
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Popular catch phrase in the 1980's which was the result of a popular TV commercial for a medical emergency service that targeted the elderly.

The commercial featured a blue haired, pre-historic woman, dishoveled and lying at the foot of the stairs. She presses her emergency call button that is located on a necklace around her wrinkly old head and shouts:

"I've fallen and I can't get up!"
huband: "Bitch, where's my sandwich?"
wife: "I've fallen, and I can't get up!"
husband: "You didn't answer my goddamn question!"
wife: "I think I broke my hip."
husband: "I'll break your other freakin' hip if I don't get my sandwich now!"
by Bill2455 November 15, 2005
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a catchphrase from some old 80's tv commercial for LifeAlert, a device geared toward the elderly that supposedly was supposed to save them if they became stranded. usually an old woman says it
old hag -"Help, I've fallen, and I can't get up!"

mustachioed dispatcher- "We're sending help right away!"

tv shows ambulance racing down street
by flkjhfkjh October 24, 2007
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