SoundBites: Feb. 3, 2012
”It’s my fault. I let her out, and then I got caught up in my couponing.”
— Manny (Rico Rodriguez), explaining how the dog got into the pool, on Modern Family
”We’re used to Matthew now. God knows who the next heir will be. Probably a chimney sweep from Solihull.”
— Violet (Maggie Smith), on the possibility of losing another heir, on Downton Abbey
”In many ways, we are kindred spirits. I myself like to pepper my conversations with little French phrases…. Sometimes I refer to myself as moi.”
— Austin Scarlett, on his similarities to Miss Piggy, during a challenge to design an outfit for her, on Project Runway All Stars
”I just had four cups of coffee and a box of Nerds. I am so ready to watch Friday Night Lights.”
— Reagan (Christina Applegate) on Up All Night
”The show lost 18 percent of its total viewers and 26 percent of its younger viewers, and of those who did tune in, more than half were just checking to see if Steven Tyler was still alive.”
— Jimmy Kimmel, on the American Idol season premiere, on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The war is over, but intrigue, crisis, romance, and change still grip the beloved estate.