Best Lines of the Week (February 10-16): ‘Women Don’t Get to Make Mistakes’

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One Day

One Day at a Time (Netflix)

Elena: There’s Tia Pilar. I’ve always wondered if she was gay.

Lydia: Elena, you think everyone is gay. Pilar is just eccentric. She rides a motorcycle. She owns seven cats. She shares a one-bedroom apartment with her long-time roommate, Susan. How is that gay?

— Elena (Isabella Gomez) tries to figure out if her Tia Pilar (Stephanie Beatriz) is gay, but Lydia (Rita Moreno) shuts her down.


Manifest (NBC)

Zeke: I’m not like that guy you’ve got holed up Michaela. I need you to believe in me. I think I came back here for a reason, too. And I’m just trying to figure out what that is.

— Zeke (Matt Long) and Michaela (Melissa Roxbourgh) have an emotional conversation about trusting each other.


American Housewife (ABC)

Katie: Open-toed boots? I don’t think so. I’ve been nursing my pedicure since Christmas. Although I did a touch-up with a red sharpie yesterday.

— Katie (Katy Mixon) to her daughter, Taylor (Meg Donnelly), when Taylor mentions that she should try on some fashionable footwear.

This Is Us

This Is Us (NBC)

Kevin: He’s getting hammered in his leaky trailer with a gun sitting next to him on the table and I just offered him Pringles.

Randall: Pringles are pretty great.

— Kevin (Justin Hartley), Randall (Sterling K. Brown), and Kate (Chrissy Metz) decide how to help their newfound uncle.

man plan

Man With A Plan (CBS)

Adam: Alright, so all we have left is the backsplash?

Andi: Yeah, yeah. I’m thinking let’s blow people’s mind with this gorgeous Peruvian tile.

Adam: Eh, that stuff’s expensive. I’m thinking something a little less Peruvian, a little more Home Depot-vian.

— Adam (Matt LeBlanc) and Andi (Liza Snyder) disagreeing on the final touches of the first home that they are flipping together.

Good Trouble

Good Trouble (Freeform)

Casey: Women don’t get to make mistakes. I hate to even think that, because I don’t want to make excuses, but it’s true.

— Casey (Chloe Wepper) comes to the realization that sexism in her workplace is a major issue.

Kids Alright

The Kids Are Alright (ABC)

Timmy: You don’t understand how stuff works. Ignoring me probably means she’s super interested. In fact, she ignored me so much today, I’m a little worried we’re moving too fast.

— Timmy (Jack Gore) talking about his crush to his little brother, William (Andy Walken).


The Other Two (Comedy Central)

Carey:I thought I’d just let her die in peace without her ever truly knowing who I am.

— Carey (Drew Tarver) talking about his grandmother who doesn’t know he’s gay.

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Pen15 (Hulu)

Maya: Like, do you understand? I’m the ugliest girl in school. Do you get that through your skull? Like, to love me is an insult. That’s what it means.

AnnaThen I guess, you know, I’ve been insulted the greatest.

— Anna (Anna Konkle) trying to cheer up her best friend Maya (Maya Erskine), after being called the “ugliest girl in school.”

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From red Sharpie pedicure touch-ups on American Housewife to the Season 3 premiere of Netflix’s One Day at a Time, this week was full of lots of laughs!

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