Best Lines of the Week (March 12-18): ‘We’re All Human Beings’

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Another great week of TV is in the books! Music fans everywhere were glued to their screens for The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards on March 14. Talk-show favorite Trevor Noah hosted, and some of the best names in music, including Harry Styles, Megan Thee Stallion, and Taylor Swift, took home awards.

The Grammys were not the only thing keeping up the TV groove, however, as we were treated to new episodes of Shameless, Good Girls, and Kenan. Even new faces emerged with the premiere of Netflix’s dramatic new science-fiction series The One.

Keep reading for more of the best TV lines this week had to offer!

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The One (Netflix)

 “The things you break, other people have to fix.”

— Rebecca (Hannah Ware) receives some much needed criticism regarding the harmful effects of her dating app MatchDNA on previously happy couples.

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Making Their Mark (Amazon Prime Video)

“But the reality is, it is our story to write. What story you want it to be is determined by the man in that jumper.”

— Viewers are drawn into the intensity and high-stakes environment of the Australian Football League in this intense speech from coach to team.

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The Amber Ruffin Show (NBC)

“Saturday was former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal’s 49th birthday. That’s right, 49 years ago today Shaq’s mom had A DAY.”

Amber Ruffin pokes fun at what must have been a unique experience birthing the 7’1” NBA player.

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Bob’s Burgers (Fox)

Linda: “Sorry honey. I’m trying to find my phone.”

Tina: “Did you look in the bathroom? You usually bring it in there.”

Linda: “It’s not there. I already looked. I had to poop without it. I read the back of the shampoo bottle like in the old days.”

— Linda (John Roberts) gives a bit of TMI when expressing her concerns about her lost phone and the effects it had on her bathroom habits.

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The CW

Nancy Drew (The CW)

“Are you 100 percent good with both of your parents? Ah, see? No one is, right? I mean if we were, then all the therapists in the world would be out of business.”

— Ryan (Riley Smith) proves a point to the journalist interviewing him, which ironically mirrors his current relationship with his own daughter, Nancy (Kennedy McMann).

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The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards (CBS)

“My uncle isn’t going to walk behind me naked even though I told him I was having an important meeting. That’s not going to happen tonight.”

— Grammys host Trevor Noah remarks on the new territory of COVID-19 award shows, but especially how this one will not be halted by any… unwelcome interruptions.

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Shameless (Showtime)

Frank: What thing? Don’t you want your dad there, cheerin’ you on?”

Liam: “Mmm, not really.”

— When Frank (William H. Macy) is once again absent from the lives of his kids, Liam (Christian Isaiah) quickly denies his request to join him at school.

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Good Girls (NBC)

“They make you pay for books? That’s like going to Outback and bringing your own steak.”

— Reno (Stan Hill) humorously reacts to the lengthy demands of Harry’s (Danny Boyd Jr.) required school supplies.

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Snowpiercer (TNT)

“We’re all human beings, you know, who need love and connection and space for hope.”

— Sam (Mike O’Malley) narrates the tense atmosphere of Snowpiercer as it currently stands with his efforts to cultivate essential elements of the human experience.

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Kenan (NBC)

“Five engagements? Five? You know that’s enough Jacksons to form a band right?

— Kenan (Kenan Thompson) expresses his shock at Mika’s (Kimrie Lewis Davis) revelation that she had been engaged five times.