Best Lines of the Week (June 4-10): ‘Mice to Finally Meet You’

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This week, the best lines from TV were all about fun, food, and felines! The Great Food Truck Race featured the spirit of Hawaiian cuisine, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon sang the praises of Broadway, and one contestant on The Bachelorette pussyfooted his way into Katie Thurston‘s heart.

Elsewhere, Loki premiered to glowing praise, and Pose ended its series finale on a high note.

Scroll down to see some of our favorite lines of the week.


Loki (Disney+)

“Oh, we actually get a lot of those. Yeah, some of the guys use them as paperweights.”

TVA worker Casey (Eugene Cordero) shows Loki (Tom Hiddleston) the office’s collection of incredibly powerful infinity stones

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MasterChef (FOX)

“I can’t believe that these guys are amateur cooks. The level of their cooking already… you guys are in for one hell of a season.”

Celebrity chef and guest judge Curtis Stone tells the usual judges how amazed he is by the contestants this season

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The Late Late Show With Stephen Colbert CBS

“If quarantine taught us anything, Lester, it’s that you don’t need to go somewhere in person to work on it. The V.P. may not have visited the border, but I’m sure she’s making a lot of progress with it over Zoom. ‘Border you’re on mute!’”

Stephen Colbert comments on the question Lester Holt asked Kamala Harris about visiting the border in-person

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The Bachelorette (ABC)

“It’s so mice to finally meet you!”

Math teacher Connor B. meets newest Bachelorette star, Katie Thurston, wearing a cat costume, much to her delight

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Food Network

“And that’s really what Hawaii is, it’s a melting pot of Aloha.”

Food truck Aloha Plate owner, Lanai Tabura, explaining the kind of food they serve and the inspiration for it

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Feel Good (Netflix)

“Kinda like an Adam Driver or a Ryan Gosling, I’m still figuring it out.”

Mae (Mae Martin) describes how they understand their changing gender identity

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Pose (FX)

“I don’t have television in my penthouse. It rots your brain and turns it to cream of wheat.”

Elektra (Dominique Jackson) explains why she hasn’t seen the hottest show of 1998: Sex and the City

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC

“I miss drinking wine out of sippy cups and a $20 snack.”

Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates the return of Broadway in September with a show-stopping musical number

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Fresh Fried Crispy (Netflix)

“This is called the Show Me State. They have something to prove.”

Woman dining at St. Louis’s Zia’s On The Hill making a statement about how Missouri isn’t known for its Italian food

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Kids Say The Darndest Things (CBS)

Tiffany Haddish: “Who knows what a salary is?”

Abigail: “A vegetable.”

Tiffany Haddish teaches a group of kids about employment and asks them a series of questions related to jobs and job hunting