Best Lines of the Week (October 31-November 6): ‘You Guys Party?’

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This week, the Belcher family celebrated Halloween with the sweetest treat of all (revenge) on Fox’s Bob’s Burgers while Stephen Colbert was in high spirits as he celebrated the legalization of recreational marijuana on election day on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS.

John Mulaney delivered his fourth unforgettable monologue on NBC’s Saturday Night Live as special guest star Erinn Hayes helped plan a wedding on the latest episode of The Goldbergs on ABC.

See below for some lines on TV this week that stood out.

Bob Saget singing as the Squiggly Monster prior to his elimination

The Masked Singer (Fox)

“You can tell when someone is special and someone is funny and someone is a comedian at heart. Not only that, but you were a doctor and you gave me a free exam, and I want to thank you for that.”

– Contestant Bob Saget (Squiggly Monster) affectionately talks about judge Ken Jeong and their shared history as stand-up comedians and their one-time doctor/patient relationship.

John Mulaney delivers his opening monologue on October 2020 SNL

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

“Vote! Fill in every circle. Every dot they have, fill them in. If a page says ‘this page was intentionally left blank’ you write whatever you want on that, that’s your space as an American.”

– John Mulaney explores the endless possibilities of voting using mail in ballots during his opening monologue.

Caitlin (Jordan Kristine Seamon) sits on a rock in a promotional still for 'We Are Who We Are'

We Are Who We Are (HBO)

“Mark doesn’t exist, Harper doesn’t exist, the two of us, we don’t exist. I mean, it’s OK. Craig doesn’t exist, and it’s OK. Maybe nothing exists: like Sam, or the base, or our parents, and that’s OK! We don’t exist!”

– Caitlin (Jordan Kristine Seamón) solidifies her feelings on life in the finale of the HBO miniseries, not caring about Fraser’s (Jack Dylan Grazer) fake boyfriend or the harsh reality of the life in front of them – they’re too young and too free to care.

Taylor (Meg Donnelly) sits in a blue graduation gown

American Housewife (ABC)

“My generation has no patience! You know that new sub shop? It took them five whole minutes to make my sandwich — I was Yelp-ing by minute three.”

– Taylor (Meg Donnelly) rants about how teenagers like her have very limited attention spans, resulting in some very heated online commentary.

Louise dresses up in a snail outfit in a bid to steal a neighbor's candy

Bob’s Burgers (Fox)

“Tada! Snailed it!”

– Louise Belcher (Kristen Schaal) debuts her homemade snail Halloween costume, an outfit designed to steal the candy bowl of a house that didn’t give her candy two years before.

Chris Rock is interviewed over Zoom on 'DESUS AND MERO'

Desus & Mero (Showtime)

“In reality, I did Bring the Pain in ’97. This should be done…like people ask ‘Is he still talking about that cop [stuff]?’ It’s supposed to be whack by now!”

– As a guest on Desus & Mero, Chris Rock talks about how much of the material from the course of his career has, fortunately and unfortunately, stayed relevant over time.

Erin Hayyes guest stars as Jane Bales in The Goldbergs

The Goldbergs (ABC)

“Oh no! A fit, middle-aged lady on my bed. I saw this movie with Barry. Flattered, but spoken for.”

— Adam Goldberg (Sean Giambrone) thinks Jane Bales (Erinn Hayes) is trying to seduce him à la The Graduate, when she really just wants him to film Bill Lewis’ wedding (David Koechner).

Jonah Simms in a promotional photo for Season 6 of Superstore

Superstore (NBC)

“Of course, you see what we did wrong, guys: If you wanted to be protected by corporate, you should’ve been merchandise”

– Jonah Simms (Ben Feldman) reacts to Cloud 9’s corporate office sending riot-proofing materials for the store rather than PPE for the employees.

Stephen Colbert discusses the legalization of Marijuana in 5 states during his live election night coverage

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

“Voters across the nation, Americans across all strides, voted yes on the proposition, ‘you guys party?’”

– Stephen Colbert celebrates the historic legalization of recreational marijuana in New Jersey, Montana, South Dakota, and Arizona and medical marijuana in Mississippi.