Best Lines of the Week (November 18 – 24): ‘We See the Good in People, That’s Just Who We Are’

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Speechless (ABC)

Maya: Did we just become friends?

Melanie: God I hope not.

— After competing for the hospital’s celebrity suite, Maya (Minnie Driver) and Melanie (Sarah Chalke) bond for the first time.

happytogether
CBS

Happy Together (CBS)

Claire: They used to be so reliable, but ever since they retired, they’re acting like a couple of teenagers. They’re partying all the time, stealing our liquor, getting brought home in cop cars. I mean, what if next time, it’s a doctor car?

Jake: You mean an ambulance?

— Claire (Amber Stevens West) and Jake (Damon Wayans Jr.) stress over Claire’s parents acting irresponsible.

BobsBurgers
Hulu

Bob’s Burgers (Fox)

Tina: This is our turkey.

Louise: Yeah, James Van Der Beak…

Gene: We’re just trying to get him back to his creek!

— While the Belchers rescue a turkey named “Drew P. Neck,” they use a well-timed Dawson’s Creek reference.

Blackish
Hulu

Black-ish (ABC)

Diane: You don’t even know anything about MMA.

Jack: That is not true! I love… Mixed Man Action.

— Jack (Miles Brown) and Diane (Marsai Martin) fight over who gets their friend’s extra MMA ticket.

TWD
AMC

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Luke: So this, this [pointing at the violin] is the one thing that separates us from the animals. For better or for worse, it brings us together. And if we’re trying to rebuild something, you can’t ignore that.

— Part of Luke’s (Dan Fogler) moving monologue that almost convinced Michonne (Danai Gurira) of the importance of music and culture in their societies.

ThisIsUs
Hulu

This Is Us (NBC)

Kate: Pretty soon you’re going to have your first kiss. And your first boyfriend.

Tess: … or girlfriend.

— Tess (Eris Baker) has a coming of age heart-to-heart with her Aunt Kate (Chrissy Metz)

Flash
The CW

The Flash (The CW)

Barry: We see the good in people, that’s just who we are. I hope that never changes.

— The Flash (Grant Gustin) tries to reassure Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) that everything will be okay.

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From rescuing a turkey on Bob’s Burgers to fighting over a hospital celebrity suite on Speechless, this week was full of witty and heartwarming dialogue that will have you saying thanks.

Click through the gallery above to see the lines we were the most thankful for this week!

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