Best Lines of the Week (October 2-8): ‘Just Breathless With Love’

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This week, viewers were treated to premieres galore! Catfish on MTV debuted its new season, adapting its in-depth romantic investigations over to Zoom. AMC anthology series Soulmates released its first episode and the CW’s Supernatural began the second half of its 15th and final season.

Meanwhile, Travis Scott stuck the “Ball Boy Code of Honor” on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest attempted to break a Guinness World Record on Live with Kelly and Ryan.

See below for some lines on TV this week that stood out.

Shawn Ashmore as Lamplighter in The Boys
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The Boys (Amazon Prime)

“You can’t watch porn while the sun’s out!”

— Hughie (Jack Quaid) gives timeless advice to Lamplighter (Shawn Ashmore).

Kelly and Ryan compete to break the world record for most donuts stacked in one minute
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Live with Kelly and Ryan (ABC)

Ryan Seacrest: “I thought we were a team!”

Kelly Ripa: “We’re not a team, we’re enemies!”

— Ripa trash talks co-host Seacrest before their competition to break the Guinness World Record for most doughnuts stacked in one minute while blindfolded.

Nikki and Franklin share a tense dinner

Soulmates (AMC)

“When she was out, she just lay on my chest and you put your head on my shoulder and the three of us, we just lay there staring at each other, covered in blood and God knows what else. You know, just breathless with love.”

— Nikki (Sarah Snook) begs her husband Franklin (Kingsley Ben-Adir) to not leave her for the woman who is his scientifically proven “soulmate.”

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Match Game (ABC)

“How many times can we say ‘that’s what she said’?”

Ana Gasteyer questions the use of the innuendo-laced phrase as a contestant leads her and the rest of the celebrity panel through the steps on how to make a sword out of a balloon.

Travis Scott is interviewed about his recent deal with McDonalds

Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)

“Shout out to all my ball boys out there, y’all know what’s going on, man. Hold it down for the team players.”

— Travis Scott sticks to the “Ball Boy Code of Honor” by refusing to tell Jimmy who the best tipper is on the Houston Rockets.

Gene looks on in surprise

Bob's Burgers (Fox)

“Yeah, we’re more like those monkeys that wear sunglasses and ride motorcycles and give people the finger.”

—  Gene Belcher (Eugene Mirman) argues with his mother (John Roberts) about why the family will look out of place if they attend a concert at the symphony.

Dianela, Kamie, and Nev discuss Jose over Zoom

Catfish (MTV)

“Forgive me, I’m currently on Amazon ordering red flags.”

— Kamie Crawford is suspicious of Jose, the week’s potential catfish, because he has consistently ghosted his online girlfriend Dianela for the last four years of their relationship.

Chris Rock poses as the leader of The Cannons in Fargo season 4
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Fargo (FX)

“Excuse me if I say our word is exactly as good as yours. The slaughterhouses… They belong to us. Deal or no deal.”

— Doctor Senator (Glynn Turman) explains that the Cannons’ decision to forcefully take the slaughterhouses stems from the United States’ history of never giving anything willingly to Black people.

Mrs. Butters and Dean discuss Jack staying in the bunker
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Supernatural (The CW)

Mrs. Butters: “What are you?”

Dean: “He’s a Millennial. Don’t let that throw you, he’s a good kid.”

— Mrs. Butters (Meagen Fay) angrily questions who Jack (Alexander Calvert) is in their bunker, but Dean (Jensen Ackles) comes in fast to disarm the situation with a relevant quip about the younger boy.