Best Lines on TV This Week (March 17-23): ‘No. I Said I was Done With You. I Meant That.’

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Trial & Error - Steven Boyer
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Trial and Error

“Josh asked me to go to Rutger Hiss’ place of residence in the event that Larry is there. Now, seeing how Rutger is my nemesis, I am prepared for a battle of biblical proportions—like Moses vs Voldemort.”

-Dwayne (Steven Boyer) explaining his plan while trying to find Larry Henderson (John Lithgow).

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Designated Survivor

“When your ship’s taking on water, you don’t jump. You grab a bucket.”

– Seth Wright (Kal Penn) on working for (and not abandoning) the seemingly failing Kirkman administration.

The Twins: Happily Ever After? - Emily Ferguson and Haley Ferguson
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The Twins: Happily Ever After?

Emily: “Ben and Lauren are adult as f***. They’re the most inspiring couple. We look up to them. We’re just hoping that they kind of can be like, ‘Yea, your mom is overreacting. We totally understand.'”
Haley: “Besides, the network really wanted Ben to come on episode one.”

– Emily and Haley Ferguson explaining why they called Bachelor alums Ben and Lauren to help them.

Freddie Highmore in Bates Motel
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Bates Motel

“Dark hair, six-foot, maybe with the look of an escaped convict?”

– Norman (Freddie Highmore) asking the bartender if he’s recently seen Alex (Nester Carbonell) around who just escaped from prison.

Girls - Lena Dunham, Andrew Rannells
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“Our kid’s gonna have great skin and be the right kind of slutty.”

– Elijah (Andrew Rannells) to Hannah (Lena Dunham) as the two make up after a previous spat.

Dancing With the Stars – Tom Bergeron, Peta Murgatroyd, Nick Viall
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Dancing with the Stars

“You’ll be the best Bachelor that’s ever been on the show.”
Nick: “I hope I can aim higher than that.”

– Nick Viall to Peta Murgatroyd when discussing his dancing prowess on the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars.

EMPIRE - Taraji P. Henson
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“No. I said I was done with you. I meant that.”

– Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) to Lucious (Terrence Howard) after she destroys his records and lays down the law after he names Anika as head of A&R.

The Flash - Melissa Benoist, Grant Gustin, Darren Criss
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The Flash

“How do we get out of here?”
Music Meister: “You’re in a movie musical. So all you have to do is just follow the…”
Kara: “The Yellow Brick Road?”
Music Meister: “No, the-the script.”

– Kara (Melissa Benoist) and Barry (Grant Gustin) after find out they’re stuck in a musical dimension by the Music Meister (Darren Criss).

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Huck: “I didn’t come here to ask questions.”
Rowan: “No, you came here to kill me. She sent you here to kill me! But that’s not gonna happen so use your time wisely.”

– Rowan (Joe Morton) has other plans in mind when Huck (Guillermo Díaz) confronts him.

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