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What They Said

What They Said: Favorite Quotes from Leverage “The Lonely Hearts Job” 

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Episode: “The Lonely Hearts Job”
Writer: Kerry Glover

  • “I’m gonna…I’m gonna go get Sophie.”
  • “I can find your wife but you’re going to have to do something for me. A favor. In the future. You have power and influence — something I might find useful.” “Done.”
  • “You don’t have a romantic bone in your body.”
  • “And you’re one to laugh. You don’t even bother to learn their names. They’re just ‘waitress,’ ‘nurse,’ ‘stewardess.'” “First of all, it’s flight attendant, all right? They don’t like to be called stewardess. And second, I know their names.”
  • “You guys having a three-way?” “What?” “Three-way fight?”
  • “He comes from old money. I’m talking like his ancestors invested in IBM while coming over on the Mayflower old.”
  • “Let’s go steal a sweetheart. (looks at Eliot) No? A widow.” “Uh uh.” “No? A spider? (Eliot gives a smile of approval) A spider.”
  • “Ooh sparkly.” “Parker, no burgling.” “These jewels. They’re just asking to be taken.”
  • “Steak dinner to whoever gets the highest bid?” “I’m in.”
  • “Steakums!!!!”
  • “Hey man, why do you have Sophie’s comm muted? Don’t you want to hear how’s she’s doing?” “Uh not really.”
  • “Are you jealous? Just a little bit? Hmmm?”
  • “What is all this laughing and stuff that’s going on?”
  • “It has to be a real date and you — my friend — have to be very, very charming. Uh uh uh uh uh uh…I’m sorry. I have to get my beauty sleep. I have a very hot date with Oscar tomorrow. Tick tock.”
  • “He picked Sophie up at 7:20 and they went to a Swank bar on Third. He had two mojitos; she had a 2008 Pouilly-Fuissé…what?” “Did you get the name of the restaurant?” “I just said it was Swank!” “Why did you have to editorialize?” “They left Swank at 8:15.”
  • “Sometimes it’s fun to kick a man when he’s down.”
  • “Man, I love it when restaurants get all corporate-y on me. Hacking into La Chateau Lyons’ reservation and employee schedule was a morsel of gateau.”
  • “You want me to teach you about the wines again?” “That’s just hurtful. Just…just making assumptions and presumptions that I don’t know what I’m…yes, I need you to teach me about the wines again. Yes.”
  • “You really are beautiful.”
  • “Listen, I picked you. I didn’t pick the others — Hardison, Parker, Eliot — I picked you. All right?”
  • “No, it’s perfect. He gets close to Meredith, gets access to her files while we all…” “Get all CSI on the picture.”
  • “As good as you are, you’re not nearly as good as you think you are. It’s obvious you don’t have what it takes to do what I do.” “What is it exactly you think I’m lacking?” “Ruthlessness. You’re far too vulnerable and open. I watched you with the Duchess. You’re half in love with her already; falling prey to the very techniques you employ.”
  • “Oh, you’re good.” “So I’ve been told.”
  • “Fisticuffs? Really? All right.”
  • “I take it all back — every word — you are romantic.”
  • “It eats flies. Huh. A plant that does something. Thanks.”

Leverage airs Sundays at 9/8c on TNT.

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