Best Lines on TV This Week (Dec. 10 -16): ‘You Told Us to Get Ready to Fight’

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Scream Queens
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Scream Queens

"Really hot girls and sweet old ladies can pretty much get away with anything. I should know. I've been both.

- Jane Hollis (Trilby Glover) gets real with her son’s new girlfriend Chanel #3 (Billie Lourd) about continuing the murder spree at the hospital.

Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes
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The Walking Dead

"You were right... right from the start. You told us to get ready to fight. I didn't listen, and I couldn't. I can now."

- In the final line of the midseason finale, Rick (Andrew Lincoln) let’s Maggie (Lauren Cohan) know that he’s finally ready to stand up to Negan.

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"You cannot lose the thing you do not cling to. Buddha said that.... maybe it was Taylor Swift."

- Dr. Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly) reacts, or doesn’t react, to the loss of his father's cabin.

The Big Bang Theory
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The Big Bang Theory

"Now it's feeling forced -- like all of the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels"

- Sheldon (Jim Parsons) can’t help making his feelings clear, and bringing Jack Sparrow into the equation.

Tony Rivetti / ABC

Modern Family

"I got them at the store where you buy things that go with the other things."

- Gloria (Sofia Vergara) explains where she found her and Jay's (Ed O’Neill) coordinating reindeer sweaters … sort of.



Julian: "Funny coincidence, I was just perusing the New York Times and I ... I saw a mention of your gallery."
Frances: "You were perusing the fine print of the ‘Weekend Activities in the Hudson Valley’ section? Really?"
Julian: "Well, it was the online version. I may have been, you know, Googling some... I was Googling something. I was Googling your name. I Google you every night."

- Julian (Jemaine Clement) is not shy to admit that he’s been keeping up with Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) with the help of Google.

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"As hard as it must be for you to remember your sister, what's worse for me... is that your mother doesn't. She had a daughter she doesn't even know existed."

- Agent Christopher (Sakina Jaffrey) and Lucy (Abigail Spencer) discuss the loss of her sister.

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