Best Lines of the Week (October 25 – 31): ‘The Only Time I Want to Celebrate Her is at Her Funeral’

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Silicon Valley - Thomas Middleditch

Silicon Valley (HBO)

“Facebook owns 80% of mobile social traffic. Googles owns 92% of search. They exploit our data for profit. They won, we lost.”

—Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch) testifies before Congress on behalf of his tech company, Pied Piper.

The CW

Arrow (The CW)

“I missed watching you kick ass.”

—Diggle (David Ramsey) compliments Lyla’s (Audrey Marie Anderson) fighting style after they defeat two guards at a gala.


Poldark (PBS)

“Do we not know a man with the needful skillage?”

—Tess (Sofia Oxenham) inquires about having forged bank notes made.

The Flash
The CW

The Flash (The CW)

Cisco: “What does that give me to look forward to? A world without the Flash, a life without my best friend?”

Barry: “You get to live. You all get to live.”

—Cisco (Carlos Valdes) comes to terms with Barry’s (Grant Gustin) sacrifice.

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

“I’m not just some dumb gigolo.”

—Jason Momoa makes a surprise guest appearance in Chance the Rapper’s “First Impressions Court” sketch.

The CW

Riverdale (The CW)

“An FBI program for high schoolers? Is that actually a thing?”

—Betty (Lili Reinhart) is rightfully confused with Charles (Wyatt Nash) encourages her to sign up for the Junior FBI Training Program.

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This Is Us (NBC)

Jack Pearson: “I don’t see color, I see my son.”

Randall Pearson: “Then you don’t see me, Dad.”

—Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) tries to connect with young son Randall (Lonnie Chavis) after he felt uncomfortable at a golf resort.

The Real Housewives of Orange County

The Real Housewives of Orange County (Bravo)

“The only time I want to celebrate her is at her funeral.”

—Kelly Dodd jokes to fellow Housewife Tamra Judge that she has no desire to attend Vicki Gunvalson’s themed birthday party.

Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot (USA)

“My entire life I’ve been an outsider, worried about what other people think of me, how I can make them happy, because I needed their approval, their acceptance. But you never cared.”

—Tyrell (Martin Wallstöm) expresses his admiration for Elliot (Rami Malek).

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The Deuce (HBO)

“It’s a tragedy. There’s not a lot of tragedy in porn.”

—Eileen “Candy” Merrell (Maggie Gyllenhaal) explains how directing her new film, A Pawn in Their Game, differs from her previous work.

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Mrs. Fletcher (HBO)

“I’m not a ‘straight cis white guy.’ I’m Brendan.”

—Brendan (Jackson White) vents to crush Chloe (Jasmine Cephas Jones) about his reputation in college.

BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman (Netflix)

“The rules are different for women. If you’re a woman and save the day, nobody loves you…The more powerful you are, the more they try to take your power away.”

—Kelsey (Maria Bramford) responds to an offer for her to direct a film about a universally-beloved female superhero.

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This week ushered in landmark new seasons with the final year of Silicon Valley and the premiere of Mrs. Fletcher, as well as said goodbye to shows with BoJack Horseman‘s mid-season finale and the series final episode of The Deuce. Plus, Jason Momoa made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live that still has us laughing.

Check out our roundup of the best lines from this week!