Best Lines on TV This Week: The Last Man Saves Face, The Good Wife Goes Gaming

Last Man On Earth
Last Man On Earth

The Last Man On Earth

Phil: “I think I’ve fallen in love with you. Is there any chance you feel the same way about me?”
Melissa: “No.”
Phil: “So I was gonna say that stuff to Carol. Any notes?”

— Phil (Will Forte) tries to save face after his confession to Melissa (January Jones) falls flat.

The Good Wife

“Every girl’s bra size increases a letter when they become an avatar.”

– During a game of Halo, Marissa (Sarah Steele) explains video-game reality to Alicia (Julianna Margulies).


“I can’t pile on and bother the president with my hooker troubles, Liv.”

–Cyrus (Jeff Perry) tells Olivia (Kerry Washington) to prioritize.


“I believe that 99.9 percent of everything can be explained scientifically. There’s no fate, no magic, no curses, except my own.”

–Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) is arguing with Abe (Judd Hirsch) about how his immortality is a curse.

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Once Upon a Time

“Please, I was torturing people back when you were still playing with puppies.”

–Regina (Lana Parilla) puts Cruella (Victoria Smurfit) in her place

Bates Motel

“I like women. Maybe from spending so many years so close to my mother.”

— Norman (Freddie Highmore) fails to register his unhealthy attachment to his mother during an interrogation by Sheriff Romero (Nestor Carbonell).