Best Lines of the Week (February 5-11): ‘No One Warned Me’

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With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, love is in the air — love for TV, that is! This week viewers were treated to a slew of laughs with Dan Levy’s stint hosting Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah‘s comical takes on all things news. That’s not to say that our favorite dramas didn’t bring the heat, especially with the return of This Is Us.

Oddly enough, pizza of all things managed to make an emergence, due to History Channel’s The Food That Built America. Not only will the talk of pizza make your stomach growl, but the budding family drama between the founders of Pizza Hut and Dominos will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Continue reading for the TV moments of this week that made us hungry for more.

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WandaVision (Disney+)

“Long lost bro gets to squeeze his stinkin’ sister to death or what?”

—In a shocking reveal, Pietro (Evan Peters) inexplicably appears at Wanda’s (Elizabeth Olsen) front door, despite the fact that the original MCU Pietro (Aaron Taylor Johnson) died during the Battle of Sokovia.

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Saturday Night Live (NBC)

“I am so honored to be here hosting Saturday Night Live. Somewhere my 13-year-old self has fainted in like a really needy, melodramatic way.”

—Before Dan Levy hits it out of the park with his SNL monologue, he pays homage to his past teenage self who likely only ever dreamed of this moment.

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This Is Us (NBC)

Kevin: “I wanted to be there for her, waiting on her hand and foot. I wanted to be like-”

Rebecca: “Your father.”

—As Kevin (Justin Hartley) races to the hospital to witness the birth of his and Madison’s (Caitlin Thompson) twins, he opens up to Rebecca (Mandy Moore) about how he had planned to be there for his fiancée, like his father Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) was for her.

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Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (Netflix)

“I think that Elisa Lam was almost like an insect caught in a trap. The Cecil was able to lure her to come inside.”

—Netflix’s new true crime docuseries details the disappearance of Elisa Lam and how the violent and eerie history of the Cecil Hotel ties into her mystery.

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Harrow (Hulu)

“Every time I think that we’re good, that all the secrets are out, you just magic up another one.”

—Fern (Ella Newton) expresses her resentment towards her father, Daniel Harrow (Ioan Gruffudd), after she learns he has been keeping his son a secret from her after he’s revealed to be dead.

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Black Lightning (The CW)

“How are we going to live this life to make our dying something to celebrate and not mourn?”

—Appearing only in Jefferson’s (Cress Williams) head, Henderson (Damon Gupton) gives some comforting advice after his death at the end of Season 3, which prompted Jefferson to hang up the moniker of Black Lightning.

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The Equalizer (CBS)

“You know, it’s funny. When I can’t sleep at night, it’s not the things I’ve done that keep me up. It’s the people I couldn’t save.”

—Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah) reflects on her time as a CIA agent, unpacking her own empathetic nature in relation to the grueling work she was once a part of.

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Miss Scarlet & The Duke (PBS)

“Oh, you’re facing prejudice in your chosen career, what must that be like?”

—Eliza Scarlet (Kate Phillips) retorts after the Duke (Stuart Martin) expresses frustrations about obstacles in the way of his case, all the while Eliza struggles to be recognized as a legitimate detective because she’s a woman.

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The Food That Built America (History)

“You could have a pizza that was just yummy comfort food that happened to be called pizza, even though it resembled traditional pizza as much as I resemble Beyoncé.”

—Adam Richman elaborates on the initial success of Pizza Hut by making a humorous quip about its vast difference from traditional Italian pizza.

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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)

“I kind of know how she feels. One time, I ordered Papa John’s Pizza, thinking it was food. No one warned me.”

—In defense of the viral ‘Gorilla Glue’ girl’s lawsuit against the company, Trevor Noah comedically relates to her usage of Gorilla Glue spray simply because the label did not warn against its use on hair.