Best Lines of the Week, January Edition: 'Don't Worry, I'm Sweden'
Fresh Off The Boat (ABC)
Jessica: I will never fail an eye exam because I have memorized the letter board. E, F-P, T-O-Z, P-D-L-E, D-E-F-Z-C, F-C-Z-D-E-P.
— Jessica Huang (Constance Wu) in response to her husband, Louis (Randall Park), when he says that turning 40 is when people start to wear glasses.
Charmed (The CW)
Harry: I’m not the man I was before Tartarus. And the slate’s no longer clean, you might say. The fact is, I’m not sure I can be their whitelighter anymore.
— Harry (Rupert Evans) comes to the realization that the witches may be safer if he left.
Madam Secretary (CBS)
Alison: Mom, the Internet is slow, like Stone Age slow.
Elizabeth: Well, call our provider.
Alison: They keep you on the phone forever, and my paper on Givenchy is due tomorrow.
Elizabeth: Try the library. They have Internet and helpful, smiling people who aren’t trying to save the world order from crumbling. Bye, Ali.
— Elizabeth (Tea Leoni) gets annoyed when her daughter, Alison (Kathrine Herzer) calls her during a busy time at work.
The Good Doctor (ABC)
Shaun: I don’t know how to help you.
Dr. Glassman: Then stop trying.
— Shaun (Freddie Highmore) becomes emotional when he realizes he cannot cure Dr. Glassman (Richard Schiff).
Nick: It’s a time called morning. The sun is out. The air is crisp. Birds are tweeting.
Shannon: Birds can’t tweet.
— Shannon (Odessa Adlon) is upset about starting at a new school.
Modern Family (ABC)
Joe: This kid in my class did a cough syrup commercial. Now he’s always going to the teachers’ lounge to call his manager. He’s the worst.
— Joe (Jeremy Maguire) gets an iffy feeling when Gloria (Sofia Vergara) tries to convince him into becoming the new mall model.
The Good Place (NBC)
Shawn: What’s that thing you humans say when you’re playing chess and you trap your opponent into an inescapable position? Oh right. Eat butt, you ding dongs!
— Shawn (Marc Evan Jackson) taunting Michael (Ted Danson) after playing unfair.
Good Trouble (Freeform)
Mariana: Don’t Worry. I’m Sweden.
Davia: Yeah, I think you mean Switzerland.
— Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) tries to stay civil between an intense love triangle.
From an emotional realization on Charmed to an all-new twist on The Good Place, you won't want to miss the dialogue from the final week of January.
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