Best Lines of the Week (March 26-April 1): ‘An Apology’s Just a Truce’


Just because March has come to a close does not mean that our favorite shows have! This week delivered even crazier Good Girls hijinks and gave us a hilarious Maya Rudolph as the host of Saturday Night Live. A notable release this week was Amazon Prime Video’s Invincible, an animated series from the mind of The Walking Dead comic creator Robert Kirkman.

Speaking of The Walking Dead, fans were treated to another new episode this week, following a tense Carol (Melissa McBride) and Daryl (Norman Reedus) through the show’s zombie-stricken world.

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The greatness does not stop there! Keep reading for some of the best lines that TV had to offer this week.

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Saturday Night Live (NBC)

“What’s up, you guys? I am your host, Cece Vuvuzela, out here in beautiful Miami beach during a global pandemic. We are so close to the end — let’s ruin it!.”

— Maya Rudolph portrays the host of the fictional game show Snatched, Vaxed, or Waxed — which sets up couples who are recklessly partying in Miami — in SNL’s cold open.

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Nailed It!: Double Trouble (Netflix)

“First of all, I don’t think you know this. I am a quarter Greek. And also, I have thunderbolts on my sweater. No other explanation needed.”

—Guest host Andrea Savage clarifies why she’s the best judge for the Greek god themed episode… mostly because of her thunderbolt decorated sweater however.

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Disney+)

Bucky: “Who are you fighting now, Gandalf?”

Sam: “How do you know about Gandalf?”

Bucky: “I read The Hobbit. In 1937 when it first came out.”

—Despite the tense nature of Bucky (Sebastian Stan) and Sam’s (Anthony Mackie) first face-to-face meeting in the series, the two always find a way to bring humor to the most high-stakes situations.

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Good Girls (NBC)

“What’s kinda? Either he’s murdering a man or he’s not.”

—Ruby (Retta) brings much needed clarity to a situation that is quite literally a matter of life or death.


The Walking Dead (AMC)

“I didn’t need an apology from him. I know he meant what he said. An apology’s just a truce. It doesn’t fix anything.”

—Carol (Melissa McBride) stubbornly reflects on a fight between her and Daryl (Norman Reedus) and the temporality of his apology.

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The CW

The Flash (The CW)

“Good. Cause if Fuerza can survive an anti-matter blast, that kind of puts her on a whole other level of baddie. Like, a ‘wet your pants’ level.”

—Cisco (Carlos Valdes) restates the threat facing the team in a certainly…unique manner.

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC)

“This is hell. Now I know what hell feels like. People will say, ‘See you in hell,’ and I’ll say, ‘Already been there. In my Mini Cooper.’”

—On an overwhelming car ride with Leif (Michael Thomas Grant) and Tobin (Kapil Talwalkar), Zoey (Jane Levy) reconsiders her choices leading up to the moment.

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Bob’s Burgers (Fox)

“The most exciting thing that’s happened to me lately is when I thought we got a new bar of soap in the kitchen. But it was a peeled potato. Didn’t get my hands clean at all.”

—As the spring season approaches, Tina (Dan Mintz) laments over her current monotony in a period where life is supposed to be exciting.

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Amazon Prime Video

Invincible (Amazon Prime Video)

“Guess who’s finally getting his powers? Threw a trash bag into space. At work.”

—After years of hoping that his superhero powers would manifest, Mark (Steven Yeun) finally receives them — but not in the way he expected.

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MacGyver (CBS)

Riley: “Boze, you said we were clear!”

Bozer: “Actually, I said ‘no guards in sight,’ but, fair point.”

—When Riley (Tristin Mays) and Mac (Lucas Till) get caught by a swarm of guards, Bozer (Justin Hires) attempts to defend his slightly misleading information.