With the Fall TV season in full swing, my friends, and I have scoured the channels for the funniest, silliest, most engaging, dramatic or compelling dialogue on TV this week. Here are the Dish’s picks for the Top Ten TV Quotes Of The Week!
#10 -- “Father I wish to stay here to serve. If this is not thy will then drop me a line.”
- ABC’s “Pushing Daisies”
Olive Snook, still hiding out at the convent, saying a prayer. Seconds later a nun drops dead in front of her.
#9 -- “He never stops moving. It’s like dating the bus from ‘Speed.’”
- CBS’s “The Ex-List”
Bella Bloom telling her sister about dating one of her formerly lazy ex-boyfriends who is now into extreme sports.
#8 -- “Well that’s what I get for skimming the Evite.”
- CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother”
Barney Stinson upon learning that the party he is attending is in fact an intervention for a friend for whom he has just brought a bottle of alcohol.
#7 -- “Roses are red. Violets are blue. I’m a split personality… and so am I.”
-- NBC’s “My Own Worst Enemy”
A drunken Henry Spivy coming to grips with the fact that he is, in fact, two people, one of which is an assassin.
# 6 -- “I’m a normal guy who wants a normal life and as amazing as you are, Sarah Walker, we both know… you will never be normal.”
-- NBC’s “Chuck”
Chuck Bartowski to Sarah Walker after realizing how much he loves her, but also that they will never have a life together (due to her being a super spy).
#5 — “That’s it! Nobody puts Kath Day in a corner… off to the side, next to a dumpster.”
-- NBC’s Kath and Kim
Kath Day’s fiancé Phil Knight having a “Dirty Dancing” style fit about her Prom cart being placed too far away from the other booths.
#4 -- “When someone leaves you off a list. Don’t get mad. Get in!”
-- CW’s “Gossip Girl”
Narrator Gossip Girl on Blair Waldorf’s scheme to get into the Dean’s party at Yale.
#3 — “Well what happens when he overtakes you?”
-- ABC’s “Desperate Housewives.”
An annoyed Bree Hodge to daughter Danielle upon learning that she has been home schooling her son, Ben. This, after Danielle proudly proclaims, “He’s only six and he’s reading at a third grade level.”
#2 -- “You know what? You might be the perfect person to talk to. I mean, no one compromises their beliefs more than politicians, right?”
-- ABC’s “Brothers and Sisters”
Kevin Walker asking his brother-in-law, Senator McCallister, for his advice about whether or not he should lie to a potential client about being gay in order to make partner at his law firm.
#1 -- “That’s what Joe believes.”
- Final 2008 Presidential Debate
One of the 23 times Senator McCain references Ohio plumber Joe Wurzelbacher — turning him into an overnight celebrity.
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