Best Lines of the Week (November 25 – December 1): ‘Does That Mean I Can’t Be A Good Doctor?’

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Riverdale (The CW)

Joaquin: Sacrifice. It meant that Archie had to die. I’m sorry, Jug, I know he was your pal.

— Joaquin (Rob Raco) tells Jughead (Cole Sprouse) what the warden branded on Archie’s (KJ Apa) hip means.


A Million Little Things (ABC)

Gary: I’m back on the market… and the ladies love to shop.

— Gary (James Roday) is messing around on dating apps as Eddie (David Giuntoli) shows him around an apartment he wants to rent.

Steve Harvey

Little Big Shots (NBC)

CJ: I started playing basketball when I was 7 months old, and I took it seriously when I was 7 months old.

—Three-year-old dribbler CJ McCollum talks to Steve Harvey in an episode highlight.


The Good Doctor (ABC)

Dr. Shaun Murphy: I have autism, which makes empathy very difficult. Does that mean I can’t be a good doctor?

— Shaun (Freddie Highmore) speaks with fellow doctors about the importance of empathy in their profession.


Mom (CBS)

Christy: Am I moving my hands too much?

Jill: I didn’t hear a word you said, I was mesmerized by how good you look in my suit.

— Christy (Anna Faris) stresses out over getting chosen for a new internship position.


The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Jimmy: Have you ever seen the Christmas tree lighting [at 30 Rock]?

Macaulay: … Are you familiar with my work?

— Macaulay Culkin drops a Home Alone 2 reference when he appears on The Tonight Show.


Empire (FOX)

Kai: Jamal, I love you. I just didn’t think I would go from telling the story to being the story.

— Kai (Toby Onwumere) is afraid that his relationship with Jamal (Jussie Smollett) will overshadow his career as a journalist.


New Amsterdam (NBC)

Amy: I have a lot of good things in my life, I shouldn’t have depression.

Iggy: Depression doesn’t work that way, but the good news is it’s highly treatable.

Amy: How?

Iggy: The first step is to ask for help.

— Amy (Poppy Liu) opens up to Iggy (Tyler Labine) about her mental health battle.

Housewives Dallas

The Real Housewives of Dallas (Bravo)

Stephanie: Some of my best memories were on the floor of a frat house. But not having sex.

— Stephanie prepares a frat party to send Travis off for his month at Harvard Business School.


Manifest (NBC)

Grace: I thought I could just ignore the last five years of my life, that we could just start over, right where we left off. Because you were the saint, even if I wasn’t. You’re not the saint. I don’t know you, and I don’t think this is right anymore.

— After realizing that their marriage is beyond repair, Ben (Josh Dallas) and Grace (Athena Karkanis) decide to separate.

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With intensity rising on Riverdale, and a dramatic and heartbreaking scene on Manifest, this week was full of dialogue that you will regret missing.

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