Best Lines of the Week (Nov. 1 – 7): ‘Money Just Perverts Everything’

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Dickinson (AppleTV+)

“Maybe they’re scared that if they teach us how the world works, we’ll take over.”

—Emily Dickinson (Hailee Steinfeld) muses about the lack of education for women, before donning a top hat and men’s suit.

90 Day Fiancé

90 Day Fiancé (TLC)

“No, she’s not a prostitute.”

—Entrepreneur Michael defends his relationship with his much-younger Brazilian model fiancé, Juliana.

This Is Us

This Is Us (NBC)

“This dinner is about to get awkward as hell.”

—Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) warns her husband Randall (Sterling K. Brown) that she can’t hold back any longer when meeting their daughter Deja’s (Lyric Ross) boyfriend’s parents.

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The Voice (NBC)

“I hugged her. It felt like money.”

—Contestant Rose Short jokes about meeting mentor Taylor Swift during the competition’s Knockouts.

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley (HBO)

Richard: “Money just perverts everything.”

Gilfoyle: “At this point I could be a little perverted.”

—Richard (Thoams Middleditch) shares his ethical dilemma with Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) over whether he should compromise Pied Piper’s values for funding.

The Morning Show

The Morning Show (AppleTV+)

“Our star was built on chemistry and you just blew it up.”

—Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston) confronts co-host Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell) after his affairs are revealed.

The Good Place

The Good Place (NBC)

“We do nothing. We hope that our early successes make up for the embarrassing mess we’ve become. Like Facebook. Or America.”

—Eleanor (Kristen Bell) shares her advice on how to deal with crises.


Saturday Night Live (NBC)

“Let’s face it: kids are bad conversationalists, but you don’t have to be.”

—Kristen Stewart stars in a faux commercial for Duolingo, an app to learn how to talk to children.

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead (AMC)

“I can’t say that I remember rating walkers on hotness.”

—Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) jokes after Brandon (Blaine Kern III) says a walker is a “7”.

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Below Deck (Bravo)

“Rules are not my forte.”

—Abbi Murphy dreads going above deck to work after a night of partying.

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This week brought highly-anticipated premieres like the return of 90 Day Fiancé and the star-studded launch of AppleTV+ with Dickinson and The Morning Show. Plus, things finally started boiling over on This Is Us, Taylor Swift graced The Voice, and the lovely Kristen Stewart hosted Saturday Night Live.

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Check out the gallery above for some of our favorite moments from this busy week in TV!