Best Lines of the Week (February 12-18): ‘Let’s Get You Into Something Less Flammable’

Queen Latifah in The Equalizer
“Glory” – McCall’s online ad leads her to a mother whose son has been kidnapped by a human trafficker (Thomas Beaudoin) and will be executed unless she steals confidential information from her FBI agent employer. Also, McCall enlists Aunt Vi to help uncover a secret Delilah is keeping from them both, on THE EQUALIZER, Sunday, Feb. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured (L-R): Queen Latifah as Robyn McCall Photo: Barbara Nitke/CBS ©2020 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

As February continues to chug along, our favorite shows have only grown closer to our hearts.  The hilarious and heartfelt series premiere of Kenan emerged as a new favorite for sitcom lovers to look forward to in the coming weeks. Between it and Saturday Night Live, we just can’t get enough of Kenan Thompson!

Other notable moments of this week include the welcoming of new baby Pearsons on This Is Us and the touching moments between American Idol‘s celebrity judges and their talented contestants. As usual, WandaVision captivated our minds and our screens as Wanda’s (Elizabeth Olsen) perfect reality begins to slip out of her grasp.

Keep reading to check out more of the best lines that TV had to offer this week.

Saturday Night Live - Regina King and Kenan Thompson

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

“You got nothing to worry about. This show’s been on the air for 20 years, it’s a well-oiled machine. Just like the Hindenburg.”

—Kenan Thompson attempts to ease Regina King’s fears about hosting for the first time in a manner that seems to only reaffirm her worries.

All Creatures Great and Small - Callum Woodhouse as Tristan and Anna Madeley as Audrey

All Creatures Great And Small (PBS)

“If you channel half the enthusiasm you have for women into your work, you’d sail through those exams.”

—Noticing Tristan’s (Callum Woodhouse) passion for women as opposed to his schoolwork, Audrey (Anna Madeley) sharply scolds his aloofness.

This is Us Kate Pearson Chrissy Metz NBC

This Is Us (NBC)

“The world is a little nutty out there right now but, no matter what, I can promise you this: You will never, ever, doubt your place in it.”

—Kate (Chrissy Metz) touchingly welcomes her new baby Hailey Rose to the hectic realities of the world she has just entered.

WandaVision - Randall Park and Teyonah Parris

WandaVision (Disney+)

“Worst case scenario, Wanda removes my free will and puts me in ultra-low-rise jeans.”

—As Wanda’s powers over Westfield continue to strengthen, the S.W.O.R.D. team must come up with a plan to stop her, prompting Monica (Teyonah Parris) to humorously touch on the dangers of falling under her spell.

Katy Perry American Idol ABC

American Idol (ABC)

“So many artists have become artists because they have had the most pain in their life. It’s about if you can take that pain and turn it into a purpose.”

Katy Perry emotionally reassures contestant DJ Johnson of her immense talent after her tear-jerking performance of an intensely personal original song.

B Positive Drew Gina Thomas Middleditch Annaleigh Ashford

B Positive (CBS)

Gina: “You gotta take this seriously. Stick to the plan.”

Drew: “Right now the plan is to finish this bag of caramel corn and then blow up GrubHub.”

—When Drew (Thomas Middleditch) learns that he will not be able to make his daughter’s important soccer game, he slips into a depression, prompting Gina (Annaleigh Ashford) to question his damaging behavior.

The Watch Cheery Angua Jo-Eaton Kent Marama Corlett
BBC America

The Watch (BBC America)

Cheery: “Noon’s in 20 minutes.”

Angua: “Why does everything have to be in 20 minutes?”

—The Watch team comments on the fast-paced nature of their adventures in the season ender.

Kenan Kenan Thompson Pilot NBC

Kenan (NBC)

Kenan: “Because you named yourself Lil Caesar.”

Gary: “It’s completely different from the pizza place!”

Kenan: “But then why was your first single called ‘Beatsa, Beatsa’?”

—Kenan (Kenan Thompson) humbles his brother Gary (Chris Redd) when he expresses frustrations at his failed life as a celebrity.

Queen Latifah in The Equalizer

The Equalizer (CBS)

Let’s get you into something less flammable.”

—Robyn (Queen Latifah) protects two almost-victims and brings the mood up after a near-incident.

Liam Gallagher Shameless Christian Isaiah Showtime

Shameless (Showtime)

“Can I speak to Pope Francis please? What’s the penance for accidentally shooting someone if they’re alive but paralyzed?”

—Liam (Christian Isaiah) seeks out guidance from the Pope to ease his guilt about an accidental shooting incident days prior.