Best Lines on TV This Week: Cheerleader Truths on Modern Family, Geek Chic on Big Bang

TV Insider Staff
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Modern Family

"There is no such thing as a 'born cheerleader.' It takes hard work and sacrifice. You know what a human pyramid is without hours of training? Ten obituaries."

–Phil (Ty Burrell) schools Claire (Julie Bowen) after she called him a "born cheerleader."

The Walking Dead

"Simply put, there is a vast ocean of shit that you people don't know shit about. Rick knows every fine grain of said shit. And then some."

--During the season finale, Abraham (Michael Cudlitz) defends Rick's (Andrew Lincoln) actions during a town meeting.


"You want me to disrobe?"

–Both Bonnie (Allison Janney) and Christy (Anna Faris) are flustered when a good-looking doctor comes in to check on Bonnie's injured back.

The Big Bang Theory

Bernadette: "Leonard makes you watch that [Game of Thrones] too?
Penny: "No, no. I like that show. It's got dragons and people doing it."

– Penny (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) admits there's some nerd culture she actually enjoys.

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Better Call Saul

"You're Slippin' Jimmy! Slippin' Jimmy with a law degree is like a gorilla with a machine gun."

--All the trust that Chuck (Michael McKean) once had for his brother Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) is gone.


"First you think you're looking at a giant furry penis and then it suddenly stands up and then you realize it is actually a golden retriever puppy."

--Lauren (Molly Bernard) describes to Kelsey (Hilary Duff) and Liza (Sutton Foster) what she saw in a video for a new underwear line.

Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber

"Selena Gomez wanted to be here, but she's dating men now."

--Jeff Ross hits Justin Bieber with a ferocious diss.