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Sound Bites: May 20, 2011

The best lines from the week in TV, featuring ”Modern Family,” ”Parks and Recreation,” and ”The Office”

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”But I’m nice, and I put on the sugar jacket.”
—Gloria (Sofia Vergara), meaning ”sugarcoating,” on Modern Family

”Everyone steals. My favorite movie is Love Don’t Cost a Thing with Nick Cannon. Which is based on Can’t Buy Me Love, which is based on Kramer vs. Kramer, or something, which I think was Shakespeare.”
—Tom (Aziz Ansari) on Parks and Recreation

”Don’t worry about the words. I never worry about the words!”
—Christina Aguilera, referencing her Super Bowl lyrics flub while coaching contestants, on The Voice

”Oh, it’s just a social club. Like the French Revolution or the Black Panthers or Communism. It’s just a club. Guys talking, you know.”
—Jim (John Krasinski), on his fake anti-Dwight group, on The Office

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