Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Quote of the Week - Week of April 1





A weekly feature highlighting the best quotes on TV as picked by the Spoiler TV team. We'd love to hear your picks too so please sound off in the comments below.



The Americans -
1. Stan: “I can't tell you how much better I feel just dealing with murderers, drug dealers, and corrupt politicians. I'm serious.” (DarkUFO)
2. Claudia: “What does she draw?” Elizabeth: “People, faces, I don't know. Kind of strange.” Claudia: “You don't like her work?” Elizabeth: “I don't know why people like her spend their life doing that. At least her husband is doing something.” (DarkUFO)



Black Lightning -
1. Henderson: "Do you trust me?" Lynn: "No. But I know Jefferson does. Now, I have to go set the record for speed interviewing defense lawyers." (Prpleight)



Black-ish:
1. Diane: “Since when do people like mediocre content?” (Marine)





The Blacklist -
1. Samar: “It means that you’ll have to plead guilty to everything. Agree to counseling and the need for rehabilitation. But it also means that you will not be going to an adult prison. If you do the time and stay out of trouble, you could be out by the time you’re 21.” Anna: “21? How? Why would they do this for me?” Samar: “Because for the first time in a long time, someone is going to treat you like what you are - a child.”
2. Red: “To make a hate crime look like a robbery. Now I have indigestion.”
3. Howard: “Press them for details on this guardian angel.” Samar: “We could or we could forget we ever heard of her. Is it so wrong what she’s doing? These are adult men marrying children.” Howard: “It’s murder. That’s all our job description allows us to consider.”



Brooklyn 99 -
1. Holt: “Now is not the time for stories about your digital squash, Perrolta!” (Marine)



Bull -
1. Bull: “You know, I think those two have a future together.” Benny: “Wait a second. Are those tears? You crying, you big old softie?” Bull: “Excuse me. I believe you’re mistaken. These are not tears. Wasn’t it Tom Hanks who famously said, ‘There’s no tears in trial science?’ “ Benny: “No, I believe he was talking about chocolate.”
2. Benny: “Well I can’t speak for you, but Dr. Bull and I are here to talk about dismissal.” Peluso:” Dismissal? Well it’s good to have a dream.”
3. Bull: “Well what’d you get?” Danny: “The motherlode, pretty much. Although I think I did promise to marry the guy who got them for me.” Bull: “Excellent. Who doesn’t love a good wedding?”



Criminal Minds -
1. Matt: “I know you think this is about my fear of change but it’s actually about my commitment to the things that I trust.” Kristy: “Ah okay, you’re the profiler, sweetheart but I think it’s about a better phone.”
2. Kristy: “You’re using the phone.” Matt: “Of course. This is the phone that saved your life.” Kristy: “So you’re saying I was right.”
3. Tara: “You can’t intimidate a federal agent so let’s just stop with the games.”



Gotham -
1. Jervis Tetch: "Must Go! Must Go! They're after me and The Scarecrow!" (Jaz)



Instinct -
1. Dylan: “Espouses and eschewing in one sentence is just showing off.”
2. Lizzie: “Wow, some religions reject Satan. They reject high school.”




LA to Vegas -
1. Ronnie: “Oh man, the only thing worse than working for Jackpot is being fired from Jackpot. I mean, what do you even do after that?” Bernard: “You work for Greyhound.”
2. Alan: “What did I miss?” Bernard: “Just an opportunity to prove your life matters.” Alan: “Wow, my horoscope was dead on this morning.”
3. Bernard: “Don’t lie to me. You reek of citrus and deceit.”



Legends of Tomorrow -
1. Ava: “What are you doing?” Sara: “I’m admitting something that could save us both. I love you.” Ava: “There is no me to love.” (Donna)
2. Ray, as a young Barack Obama runs away from a giant gorilla: "Run, Barry, Run." (Sam)
3. Barack Obama: “Barack is what it says on my birth certificate.” Sara: "Yeah, you might want to hold on to that." (Sam)




MacGyver -
1. Jack: “I think the very definition of unlucky is being in a situation where the only way out of it is to recreate something you saw in a kid’s movie.”
2. Mac: “And you know what, Riley has a good point. Dawn is a professional liar.” Bozer: “Mac, literally everyone we know is a professional liar, you included.” Mac: “Alright, good point.”
3. Bozer: “This can’t be used as a weapon, can it?” Mac: “Not a good one.”



NCIS:LA -
1. Hetty: “Real bravery always starts in the heart.”
2. Sam: “You know there’s no way Hetty’ll let her fire you.” Callen: “She may lose that battle.” Sam: “Then we’ll both be out of a job.”
3. Sam: “Let me guess. She’s being elusive.” Callen: “Hetty and God work in mysterious ways.” Sam: “In Hetty, we trust.”




Roseanne -
1. Roseanne: “All our lives suck, that’s why we put marshmallows on yams.” (Marine)





The Walking Dead -
1. Rick: “Just tell me. Why'd you save me?” Morgan: “Because my son was there.” (DarkUFO)
2. Negan: “My wife's name was Lucille. She got me through. I didn't give her sh**, and she got me through. Just life...regular life. The bat, that got me through this. That's it, nothing more to do with me than that. But it is the last little piece of her that I got left.” (DarkUFO)



Will & Grace -
1. Karen, after kissing Malcolm via Smitty: “I think this is how Mike Pence and his wife do it ; through his personal trainer.” (Claire)
2. Grace: “I should be thanking you for inviting Master Sits and Farts to come and live with us!” (Shirleena)



About the Author - Dahne
One part teacher librarian - one part avid TV fan, Dahne is a contributing writer for SpoilerTV, where she reviews and/or creates polls for Teen Wolf, How to Get Away with Murder, The Librarians, and others. She also runs the annual Character Cup. She's addicted to Twitter, loves live tweeting, and co-hosted The 100 "Red-Shirted" and Teen Wolf "Welcome to Beacon Hills" podcasts for Southgate Media Group. Previously she wrote a Last Week in TV column for her blog and SpoilerTV. ~ "I speak TV."


Monday, March 26, 2018

Quote of the Week - Week of March 18





A weekly feature highlighting the best quotes on TV as picked by the Spoiler TV team. We'd love to hear your picks too so please sound off in the comments below.



Instinct -
1. Lizzie: “Don’t they call you, Professor Psychopath?” Dylan: “While I may have a fascination with psychopaths, it does not mean I am one.” Lizzie: “Judging by the way you eat your pizza, I’m not so sure.”
2. Lizzie: “Does my looking into your background bother you?” Dylan: “What bothers me is that you haven’t yet said who wants to kill me.”
3. Julian: “No room for relationships in our business. That’s why I’m single.” Dylan: “You’re single because no woman in her right mind would marry you.” Julian: “That too.”



iZombie -
1. Peyton (enters a kitchen full of cakes): “This is how an episode of Grey's Anatomy started.” (Marko)
2. Clive: “Was that your attempt at orchestrating a meet cute?” Liv: “It was more of a mug cute.” Ravi: “Or a meet cup.” Clive: “Do not pile onto this Parent Trap.” Liv: “You’re really putting the ‘no’ in Babineaux.”
3. Clive reading Liv’s message board post: “I want to spend the rest of my life decomposing with you.” Liv: “What? What? It’s zombie romance.” Ravi and Clive: “Noooooooooooo.” Clive: “It’s desperate.” Ravi: “It’s what someone would point to if you decapitated a stranger on a bus and they were looking for warning signs.”
4. Ravi: “He’s still not here and this place makes Freddy Krueger's basement look like the Wonka factory.”



Life Sentence -
1. Aiden: “Where is your very handsy friend?” Paul: “Apparently she found someone looking more like her father.” (Marko)



NCIS:LA -
1. Mosley: “I’m staking my reputation on your team.” Hetty: “As you should.” Mosley: “You don’t ever doubt them?” Hetty: “No.” Mosley: “Why not?” Hetty: “Because I hand-picked each and every one of them.”
2. Mosley: “You do know that these teams are never designed to permanently work together.” Hetty: “I understand.” Mosley: “Team members become too familiar, walls come down, relationships develop.” Hetty: “Sounds like a family to me.”
3. Callen: “I have to say I had my doubts.” Sam: “It’s okay to be impressed.”



Scorpion -
1. Sylvester: “Patty, you have loads of friends - Ralph, Paige, Walter, Toby, the entire team - and that puts you way ahead of where I was at your age.” Patty: “You had a tough time in high school?” Sylvester: “The toughest.” Patty: “So it gets better?” Sylvester: “It gets so much better. Patty, you’re going to go on to do great things. You’re already on your way. Trust me. I wouldn’t lie to my friend.”
2. Toby: “Cabe, come on, buddy. Wake up. If you die on this trip, I’ll never be able to enjoy zydeco music ever again.” (Cabe wakes up.) Cabe: “Zydeco music sucks.”
3. Cabe: “Quicksand? I haven’t seen quicksand since The Princess Bride. Now that was an awesome movie. Have no fear, Buttercup. I will save you.” Toby: “I’m a dead man.”



Shadowhunters -
1. Luke to Clary: “They're both a part of you, kiddo. The light and the dark, whether you like it or not.” (Ami)
2. Alec to Magnus: “I've always dreamt of meeting someone like you.” (Ami)
3. Magnus to Raphael: “I practically raised you. I can read you like an open book, in all capital letters.” (Ami)



Speechless -
1. Maya: “If he can be black, he can be British.” (Marko)
2. Jimmy, seeing blonde workers in his yard: “You, Scandinavian animals. (hushes them with) Ikea! Ikea! Ikea!” (Marko)



Timeless -
1. Lucy: “Do you have any idea what they’re talking about?” Rufus: “I think it’s smuggler talk. That or they’re both having a stroke.”
2. Wyatt: “What?” Rufus: “Nothing. I just didn’t realize you were such a stone-cold nerd.” Lucy: “Yeah, me neither. So what do you think Rittenhouse wants with the race?” Rufus: “Corner the market on country western songs.”
3. Lucy: “They could basically run Detroit, which...you know, in ‘55 was still a big deal.”



When Calls the Heart -
1. Elizabeth: “You know I have another dress I can wear. I don’t want you all to exhaust yourselves trying to pull off a miracle.” Dottie: “Well lucky for you, we specialize in miracles.”
2. Jack: “Elizabeth, I choose you and no other. Your happiness is the only question I want to spend my life answering. Your heart is the only flame I will endeavor to keep alight. Before you said yes to marrying me, I was already yours in every way. So I marry you today without hesitation or doubt. I’m committed to you, absolutely. I love you with everything I am. Forever.”
3. William: “How are you holding up?” Elizabeth: “Excited...nervous.” William: “Don’t be. You’re marrying a good man and he’s devoted to you.” Elizabeth: “You have no idea how long I’ve waited to hear that from you.”



About the Author - Dahne
One part teacher librarian - one part avid TV fan, Dahne is a contributing writer for SpoilerTV, where she reviews and/or creates polls for Teen Wolf, How to Get Away with Murder, The Librarians, and others. She also runs the annual Character Cup. She's addicted to Twitter, loves live tweeting, and co-hosted The 100 "Red-Shirted" and Teen Wolf "Welcome to Beacon Hills" podcasts for Southgate Media Group. Previously she wrote a Last Week in TV column for her blog and SpoilerTV. ~ "I speak TV."

Sunday, March 18, 2018

HTGAWM - 4.15 - Nobody Else is Dying - Best Scene Poll








About the Author - Dahne
One part teacher librarian - one part avid TV fan, Dahne is a contributing writer for SpoilerTV, where she reviews and/or creates polls for Teen Wolf, How to Get Away with Murder, The Librarians, and others. She also runs the annual Character Cup. She's addicted to Twitter, loves live tweeting, and co-hosted The 100 "Red-Shirted" and Teen Wolf "Welcome to Beacon Hills" podcasts for Southgate Media Group. Previously she wrote a Last Week in TV column for her blog and SpoilerTV. ~ "I speak TV."

Monday, March 12, 2018

Quote of the Week - Week of March 4





A weekly feature highlighting the best quotes on TV as picked by the Spoiler TV team. We'd love to hear your picks too so please sound off in the comments below.



The Alienist:
1. Chief Byrnes: “Let me tell you something, you dumb mick. We serve the rich and in return they raise us above the primordial filth and God help us if we don’t keep our end of the bargain. To them, we are nothing more than dumb animals...”. (Claire)



Ash vs. Evil Dead:
1. Ash: “We gotta do that thing. What’s it called like when you’re driving in a car, putting on deodorant, and trying to drink a beer at the same time?” Kelly: “Reckless endangerment?” Ash: “No. Kelly, keep up. Multitasking! That’s it! We can do this. We’ll wail on evil and provide Elk Grove with hardware at a reasonable price.” Pablo: “But…” Ash: “But not that reasonable.” Kelly: “I missed him.” (Prpleight)




The Big Bang Theory:
1. Leonard: “Why do I have to be Robin?” Sheldon: “If you have to ask, you’re Robin.”
2. Leonard: “I made a deal with him to get you the Athenaeum for your wedding.” Sheldon: “Why would you do that?” Leonard: “Because I was a jerk for lying to you before and besides you’re my best friend. I want you to have the wedding of your dreams.” Sheldon: “On Mars?” Leonard: “Okay, I want Amy to have the wedding of her dreams.”
3. Sheldon: “Oh, I suppose we can pick another date.” Amy: “Well, it took you 9 months to pick that one. I’ll pick a different husband first.”




Black Lightning:
1. Anissa: “I'm willing to sacrifice my happiness so other people can have theirs.” (Naomi)
2. Jefferson: “Jennifer is already too much to handle without powers.” (Naomi)
3. Lady Eve: “I'll throw him off that bridge when I get to it.” (Naomi)




Channel Zero:
1. Louise Lispector: “A person can only give so much and then they’ve got nothing left to go around...” ~~~Her brother was a troubled drug addict and she has spent years looking for him and years before that trying to save him. She is a savior. (Claire)



Dynasty:
1. Blake: “...and the whole LZBT community…” Stephen: “Close enough.” (Marko)




The Flash:
1. Barry: “You're my lightning rod, Iris.” (Naomi)





Grey’s Anatomy:
1. Jo: “She's not your MerMer anymore. She is Harper Avery Award Winning Surgeon Meredith Grey.” (Marko)



Hawaii 5-0:
1. Danny: “What if we are the only people left on earth, then what? What are we supposed to do? Repopulate?” Tani: “That’s a hard no.”
2. Steve: “What’s the opposite of a motivational speaker? Cause whatever that is...you’re that.” Grover: “Yeah, I don’t know. No, I...I think my man’s got a point.”
3. Odell: “Next time you feel the urge to pick up a pair of clippers, don’t. I mean this is...this is a travesty.” Steve: “What are you talking about?” Odell: “You call me instead, please.”



HTGAWM:
1. Frank: “It killed me to keep this from you, but you were going to the Supreme Court. You didn’t need more problems.” Annalise: “Stop. I know you’re trying to protect me. I can’t be mad at you for that.” Frank: “Of course you can.” Annalise: “I don’t have the energy to be mad at you anymore Frank or anyone else. Let’s just forgive ourselves for once, even if we don’t deserve it.”
2. Michaela: “Are we the most horrible people you’ve ever met?”
3. Frank: “You’re going to get him back.” Laurel: “You don’t know that.” Frank: “I do. You hear me, no matter what I have to do, I’m bringing that kid home to you.” Laurel: “No more dead people.”



Lethal Weapon:
1. Roger: “Riggs, this is coming very close to being categorized as a shenanigan.”
2. Riggs: “I do not want the advice of a man who is sleeping on my floor because he was evicted by the most patient woman on the planet.”
3. Roger: “You know what, one day when I’m gone…” Riggs: “Oh God, please make that be today.”



Living Biblically:
1. Meadows: “They thought you were dead, but it looks like you were playing hooky. Huge mistake not being dead.”
2. Meadows: “Okay, no more coffee for you two. You cracked out morons are all jacked out on beans.”
3. Meadows: “A bloody shirt. Okay, that is not ideal.”



MacGyver:
1. Riley: “You know things are bad when Jack Dalton’s the voice of reason.”
2. Jack: “Look around you. Okay, I don’t speak Ukrainian but this sign in any language is bad news.”
3. Jack: “I’m just saying you gave that child of the radioactive corn my favorite stuff, man.” Riley: “Yeah well maybe the real question you should be asking is why you like to wear things teenagers find cool.”



Scorpion:
1. Walter: “This is my worst work day ever and I was once accidentally blasted into space.”
2. Laverne: “We’re gonna die here today.”
3. Toby: “That’s an immaculate reception.”




The Walking Dead:
1. Rick: “Carl's dead, he wrote letters. He wrote one to you, he asked you to stop, he asked me to stop. He asked us for peace. But it's too late for that. Even if we wanted a deal now it doesn't matter. I'm gonna kill you.” (DarkUFO)
2. Enid: “Why would you kill us? To punish us? Don't you get it? Killing is the punishment.” (DarkUFO)
3. Negan: “You set this course Rick. Who's next?” Rick: “You are!” (DarkUFO)



Will & Grace:
1. Grace: “What I’m trying to say is I’m happy, which means that I made the right choices and if you’re happy, that means you did too and we should be applauding each other. I have an actual...actual wish for this baby. I hope that whatever she chooses to do with her life that she never has one second of worry about what other people think.”
2. Jack: “Tap it twice.” Will: “There’s a little heart. What...why is there a little heart?” Jack: “You just liked it.” Will: “I don’t want to like it. I don’t want him to know I was here. Undo it.” Jack: “Relax. Just tap it again Insta-Grandma.”
3. Will: “Look at this place. It’s like prom, where the pregnacy’s out in the open.”



Young Sheldon:
1. Sheldon: “My teeth are small but my prefrontal cortex is enormous.”
2. Libby: “You have a bathroom schedule?” Sheldon: “You don’t.”
3. George: “He may start college in a couple of years. What happens then?” Mary: “Off the top of my head, he and I share a dorm room.” George: “You know I’d laugh at that if I didn’t kind of believe you.”



About the Author - Dahne
One part teacher librarian - one part avid TV fan, Dahne is a contributing writer for SpoilerTV, where she reviews and/or creates polls for Teen Wolf, How to Get Away with Murder, The Librarians, and others. She also runs the annual Character Cup. She's addicted to Twitter, loves live tweeting, and co-hosted The 100 "Red-Shirted" and Teen Wolf "Welcome to Beacon Hills" podcasts for Southgate Media Group. Previously she wrote a Last Week in TV column for her blog and SpoilerTV. ~ "I speak TV."