Watch Obama Quiet Republicans With Ad-Libbed Burn in State of the Union

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The president wasn't going to just stand there quietly while his opponents applauded his departure.

One of the most memorable moments in President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday wasn't even supposed to happen.

During the speech, Obama delivered the line, "I have no more campaigns to run." After his comment prompted applause and laughter from the Republicans, Obama added: "I know because I won both of them."

This line was not in the campaign's script and led to a boisterous response from his supporters.

Overall, Obama's speech was a progressive one, earning praise from Hollywood for backing causes such as asking Congress for legislation to prevent cyberthreats like the recent Sony hack.

Motion Picture Association of America chairman Chris Dodd lauded the president for his call to crack down on cybercriminals. 

Below is a Vine of the quip, created by New York Times culture writer Dave Itzkoff.