Best Lines on TV This Week (July 7-14): ‘You’re a Man, Don’t Talk to Me About Not Being Free’

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Suits - Gabriel Macht
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Dr. Paula Agard: “Harvey… what are you doing here?”

Harvey: “Nothing, I was just driving this baby around and remembered how much street parking you had.”

Dr. Paula Agard: “Is that supposed to impress me?”

Harvey: “Well, I hope so. It sure as hell impresses me.”

-Harvey (Gabriel Macht) visits his therapist (Christina Cole) and breaks the ice by commenting on how everywhere but New York City has a reasonable amount of parking available.

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Clary: “Simon! Simon! Wait, please. Look at me. I love you.”

Simon: “Don’t. Don’t do that.”

Clary: “Why?”

Simon: “Because you don’t mean it the way I mean it! You never have. Ever since we were kids, I’ve been in love with you. Every minute. Every day. You were the first person I thought of when I woke up. You always have been. And if the Seelie queen had asked me that question—kiss the one I most desired—no one would’ve even come close. There’s something between you and Jace and you can’t deny it.”

-Simon (Alberto Rosende) pours his heart out to Clary (Katherine McNamara) after she reveals that, no matter how much she loves him, he’s not the one she most desires.

Will - Olivia DeJonge, Laurie Davidson


Alice Burbage: “You’re a man, don’t talk to me about not being free.”

-Alice Burbage (Olivia DeJonge) to William Shakespeare (Laurie Davidson).


The Bold Type

Jacqueline: “And I expect you to unleash holy hell on anyone who tries to hold you back because you don’t just work for Scarlet, you are Scarlet.”

-The editor-in-chief (Melora Hardin) of Scarlet Magazine seeks to inspire her staff with rousing speech.

The Carmichael Show - Lil' Rel Howery, Jerrod Carmichael, Amber Stevens Wet, Loretta Devine, David Alan Grier
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The Carmichael Show

Jerrod: “Bobby no, you’re not at a point where you get to wear sunglasses inside, you gotta accomplish something first.”

-Jerrod (Jerrod Carmichael) lays down the law for his brother, Bobby (LilRel Howery).

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American Grit

Herman Barr: “Melanie’s bringing her A-Game, I’m bringing mine. And when I walk over that bridge, that nurse, compassionate mode shuts off, and the fighter mode switches on.”

-Herman Barr before having to face his newfound best friend Melanie Mahanna in an elimination challenge.

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The Bachelorette

Rachel: “Switzerland is known for so many things… chocolate, cheese, watches.”

-Rachel Lindsay remarks on Switzerland’s “notable” contributions to society.

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