Best Lines on TV This Week (March 3 – March 9): “Welcome to the House That Fear Built. Come on In.”

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Bates Motel
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Bates Motel

“You don’t need to announce her, Chick, you’re not the butler.”

– Norman (Freddie Highmore) to Chick (Ryan Hurst), who’s repairing the windows, when Madeleine (Isabelle McNally) comes to visit the Bates’ residence.

The Vampire Diaries
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The Vampire Diaries

Stefan: “I hope I get to see you have this one day with Elena: a wedding, a human life, all of it.”

Damon: “I want you to be there, too, brother, because I’m going to need a best man. Hopefully, your hero hair hasn’t fallen out by then.”

– Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) before Stefan’s wedding.

Big Little Lies
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Big Little Lies

“She doesn’t need to know it’s a therapist. Some of the best ones now dress up as clowns. She could think it’s another birthday surprise.”

– Renata (Laura Dern) considering having her daughter Amabella (Ivy George) go to therapy.

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Feud: Bette and Joan

“Welcome to the house that fear built. Come on in.”

– Hedda Hopper (Judy Davis) greeting her guests Bette (Susan Sarandon) and Joan (Jessica Lange).

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The Middle

“Wow. I don’t know what series of catastrophes befell the world for you to end up here, but I am sorry.”

– Axl (Charlie McDermott) to Lexie (Daniela Bobadilla) after she reveals she gave up her Spring Break to the Bahamas to go to Orson with Sue.

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Time After Time

“You can freshen up and rest some, but then you have to leave because my stray puppy dog syndrome only goes so far.”

– Jane Walker (Genesis Rodriguez) to an out-of-his-time H.G. Wells (Freddie Stroma) after she brings him to her apartment to stay the night.

The Bachelor - Corrine
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The Bachelor

“Everybody naps, just like everybody poops. They wrote a book about it!”

– Corinne during the great 2017 Nap Debate during the Women Tell All on The Bachelor.

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