Line(s) of the Day #Fleabag

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Claire: Listen, I don’t want to know anything about this surprise party but if you could just, erm, have it at mine this Friday at 7:30, that’d be great. I can organise it and act surprised but, if you could just, erm… Do you know what? Why don’t I just do it? I can organise it, do the food, act surprised, and just take it off your hands. I mean, I can see that you’re busy, so… –
Fleabag: OK, if you want.
Claire: Well, I don’t want to, but I think it would be easier for everyone if I could just…
Fleabag: OK.
Claire: I mean, I’ve done it, it’s done. It’s this Friday at 7:30 at mine.

Sian Clifford and Phoebe Waller-Bridge in the utterly superb Fleabag (2016 – 2019), which in its 12 epiode run across two series won a host of awards, including six Emmys.

Line(s) of the Day #FreaksandGeeks

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All my new friends think I’m some goody two shoes and all my old friends think i’m throwing my life away.  What the hell am I supposed to do?

Lindsay Weir (Linda Cardellini) in the short-lived but highly acclaimed high school comedy drama series Freaks and Geeks (1999 – 2000). Relating to the show’s main character, the quote sums up the stuggles she faces trying to fit in, a regular theme.  You can find out more detail about the episode the line is taken from, and more context of the show overall, here.

Line(s) of the Day #Westworld

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You can’t play God without being acquainted with the devil.

Dr Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) in the multi-genre hit show Westworld (2016 -). With elements of sci-fi, western, drama and psychological thriller, it tells of a Wild West style theme park filled with droids but controlled by humans.