Best Lines of the Week (October 18 - 24): 'I Am Not Batman, But Maybe I'm Better'
Arrow (The CW)
“We honor the dead by fighting for the living.”
—Lyla (Audrey Marie Anderson) motivates Laurel (Katie Cassidy) to push forward after losing her loved ones.
Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
“You are a brave woman. I want to thank you because you touched all of our hearts tonight. You should be proud of what you did.”
—Judge Carrie Ann Inaba applauds contestant and country singer Lauren Alaina for dancing to her own song, “The Other Side,” in honor of the one-year anniversary of her stepfather’s passing.
Supernatural (The CW)
—Witch Rowena (Ruth Connell) bids farewell to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) before her fateful death.
The Affair (Showtime)
“Because I was writing about being young and being female, he assumed I had nothing interesting to say.”
—Audrey (Sarah Ramos) explains her toxic relationship with her professor Noah (Dominic West) to his daughter, Whitney (Julia Goldani Telles).
Batwoman (The CW)
“I am not Batman — but maybe I’m better.”
—Kate (Ruby Rose) embraces her Batwoman alter ego.
Looking for Alaska (Hulu)
“You think something amazing is going to happen, and she’s going to break up with Jake and you’re going to experience sexual fireworks, but really you’re just going to drink shitty wine and melt candles.”
—Colonel (Denny Love) and Takumi (Jay Lee) try to discourage Miles “Pudge” Halter (Charlie Plummer) from staying on campus to keep Alaska (Kristine Froseth) company.
“I’ve got a nose for white supremacy and he smells like bleach.”
—Angela Abar as Sister Night (Regina King) tells Tulsa Police Chief Judd Crawford (Don Johnson) about the suspected Seventh Cavalry member in her trunk.
This Is Us (NBC)
“Do you think a fancy dinner is going to make it less bizarre that Kevin got married five years after puberty?”
—Teenage Kate (Hannah Zeile) teases her brother Kevin (Logan Shroyer) for eloping with his high school sweetheart.
American Horror Story: 1984 (FX)
“You are going to burn for wanting to watch me die.”
—Brooke (Emma Roberts) warns Margaret (Leslie Grossman) before her lethal injection.
Will & Grace (NBC)
“You don’t think that I’m a little old and unwed and…me?”
—Grace (Debra Messing) asks Will (Eric McCormack) for reassurance that she can be a single mother.
Catherine the Great (HBO)
“There’s always another gorgeous man around the corner.”
—Catherine the Great (Helen Mirren) looks ahead after having just broken up with Grigory Orlov (Richard Roxburgh).
The Flash (The CW)
“Did you know Baskin-Robbins has 31 different flavors? I may die before I get to figure out which one is my favorite.”
—Frost (Danielle Panabaker) admits her fear of the world ending to Barry (Grant Gustin).
From a This Is Us mysterious episode ending to the premieres of Catherine the Great and Watchmen, and the start of Will and Grace's farewell season, this week had an abundance of twists and turns for heroines on TV.
There were many callbacks to the original source material in the HBO series debut, 'It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice.'
Check out the gallery above for some of our favorite female-powered lines of the week!