Best Lines on TV This Week (April 21-27): ‘I Had Another Name, but It’s Forbidden Now’

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GOTHAM - Cory Michael Smith
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“Enough! I will admit that killing you killed a part of me, but I will find a way forward no matter the cost. I will be born anew, and I will leave you behind.”

– Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) on his quest to become The Riddler, trying to admit he doesn’t need Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) anymore.

Great News- Andrea Martin, best lines
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Great News

“So, I’m starting from the bottom. You know, like that rapper sings. Who’s that guy? The Canadian wheelchair guy who dated Nicole Mirage?”

– Carol (Andrea Martin) describing her dive into the world of televised reporting.

Silicon Valley - Martin Star, best lines

Silicon Valley

“I don’t think I’ve ever said this before… but I agree with Dinesh.”

– Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) makes a groundbreaking statement about his (possible) least favorite Pied Piper employee Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani) when he calls out Richard (Thomas Middleditch) for sabotaging the company.

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Pretty Little Liars

“At least when I threatened adults I looked up from my phone.”

– Alison (Sasha Pieterse) to Emily (Shay Mitchell) about Rosewood High’s new queen bee Addison Derringer (Ava Allan).

veep, julia louis-dreyfus, best lines


Amy: “Andrew is very hard to get rid of. He’s like the herpes virus or an unwanted child.”
Selina: “In this case he gave me both.”

– Amy (Anna Chlumsky) and Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) talking about how to oust Selina’s two-timing ex-husband from her inner circle.

best lines, hulu, Handmaid's Tale - Elisabeth Moss

The Handmaid’s Tale

“My name is Offred. I had another name, but it’s forbidden now. So many things are forbidden now.”

– A voiceover from Offred (Elisabeth Moss) explaining the new world in which she lives.

The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions - CT

The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions

“I feel so blessed and feel so grateful that you’re there waiting for me. Te amo. Muy mucho.”

– Chris “CT” Tamburello remembering Diem Brown on the anniversary of her passing.

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