The Best TV Lines of 2016, According to Twitter

Twitter rattled off some of the year’s best moments in television on Friday with the hashtag #BestTVLines2016. The trending moment was led by Variety‘s own Maureen Ryan and Alan Sepinwall, co-author of “TV: (The Book).”

Ryan kicked things off with a line from “Stranger Things”: “My first entry: ‘Friends don’t lie,'” she wrote.

“Time once again for an annual Twitter tradition like no other, and one we could all use at the end of this freaking year,” Sepinwall replied. He then offered up his first contender from “Catastrophe”: “Just imagine a nice enough guy taking a shit and reading about Hitler, and that’s my husband.”

Here are the rest of the best TV lines of the year, according to Twitter:

“We’ve assembled this diverse panel of white men in bow ties to talk about abortion.” –”BoJack Horseman”

“”I can’t spend any more time and energy on artifice and bullshit.” – “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

“It’s just turning down the volume. It’s not living.” –”You’re The Worst”

“I’ll go get the alien, you get the girl.” –”Supergirl”


“Don’t try and butter me up. I’m a vegan.” –”Broad City

“Mulder, the internet is not good for you.” –”The X-Files”

“If it could talk it would make that sad Marge Simpson groan.” –”Insecure”

“Oh Felix, you really do make a terrible human being. And I mean that as a compliment.” –”Westworld”

“Hold the door!” – “Game of Thrones”

“They seduced… and married… my secretary?!” –”The Americans

“I’m here at the Academy Awards, otherwise known as the white People’s Choice Awards.” –88th Academy Awards telecast

“Any place or thing in the universe can be up to 104 percent perfect. That’s how you got Beyoncé.” –”The Good Place”

“I simply imagine that my skeleton is me and my body is my house. That way I’m always home.” –”Silicon Valley”

“The future is just another crappy version of the present.” –”Halt and Catch Fire”

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