Best Lines of the Week (August 17-23): ‘Even in Death, You Doubt Me’

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Dominic West as Noah and Maura Tierney as Helen in The Affair - Season 4, Episode 10
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The Affair

Noah: “Where is it written that love should be exactly the same every time?”

– Noah (Dominic West) tells Helen (Maura Tierney) that she’s capable of loving again.

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Queen Sugar

Ralph Angel: “Find something good and wrap your heart around it.”

– Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) tells a room full of imprisoned men.

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Sharp Objects

Adora: “Your health is not a debt you just cancel. The body collects.”

– Adora (Patricia Clarkson) gives Camille (Amy Adams) a sinister warning.

The Queen
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Castle Rock

Wendell “What makes it so hard is that no one stays dead when you kill ’em, unless you’re a Timewalker. Theoretically, you could just kill your nemesis and fix the whole timeline.”

– Wendell (Chosen Jacobs) compares Ruth’s (Sissy Spacek) condition to an AR game, after calling her a Timewalker.

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Charles: “You’re the only person I want to talk to. But the more we talk the more I want to hold you or kiss you.”

– Charles (Peter Hermann) making the audience swoon with his sweet talk.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - Season 2
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Trial & Error

Lavinia Peck-Foster: “The secret is to hold on tight to the good times and grit your teeth through the pain, because at the end of the day, life is just a journey…and if you’re lucky, you don’t have to take that journey alone.”
– “The First Lady of East Peck” Lavinia Peck-Foster (Kristin Chenoweth) gives a surprisingly deep speech about the secret to living a fulfilled life.

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The Outpost

Talon: “Even in death, you doubt me.”

– Talon (Jessica Green) showing a range of emotions with the blacksmith.

Preacher - Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer
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Jesse: “Your head looks like a dick. It suits you.”

– Jesse (Dominic Cooper) telling it like it is, per usual.

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From soul-baring moments on Queen Sugar to creepy warnings on Sharp Objects, this week of television had something for any audience.

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