"There’s no menu, no basket of bread on the table, or t.v. to glance at. It’s just us, looking at each other. Which can be great. It should be. But sometimes you just have to look away."
Rene Magritte, Two Lovers, 1928 / Orange is the New Black, "Moscow Mule", season 1 episode 8, 2013.
"But sometimes I love you the way that, like, I feel sorry for a monkey. Like, they need so much help and they’re in such an ugly cage."
Roy Lichtenstein, Oh Jeff… I Love You, Too… But, 1964 / Girls, “Together”, season 2, episode 10, 2013.
"She gets to be a kid, and she acts like it’s the biggest burden in the world."
Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, 1878 / Buffy the Vampire Slayer, “The Real Me”, season 5, episode 2, 2000.
"When I think about forever, I get upset."
Georges de la Tour, The Repentant Magdalen, c. 1640 / Mad Men, “Blowing Smoke”, season 4, episode 12, 2010.
"Normally, if given a choice between doing something and doing nothing, I’ll do nothing. But I will do something if it helps someone else do nothing. I would work all night if it meant that nothing got done."
Mark Rothko, Orange, Red, Yellow, 1961 / Parks and Recreation, "Article Two", season 5, episode 19, 2013.
"It’s a long way up and a long way down, but I’ve waited my whole life to see the world from up there."
Pieter Brueghel the Elder, The Tower of Babel, 1563 / Game of Thrones, "The Climb", season 3, episode 6, 2013.
"It never really happened that way for us, did it? I wish it had. But I feel like it’s happening now."
David Hockney, Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy, 1968 / The Americans, ”Gregory”, season 1, episode 3, 2013.
"They’re always wondering if men and women can really be friends. But the real question is, can women?"
Jacopo Tintoretto, Athena and Arachne, 1544 / The Good Wife, “Going for Gold”, season 4, episode 15, 2013.
"The man knew how to talk. I don’t know why, but I thought it would save him."
Jacques-Louis David, The Death of Socrates, 1787 / Mad Men, “The Flood”, season 6, episode 5, 2013.
"I know this isn’t going to end well, but the whole middle part’s going to be awesome."
Anthony Van Dyck, Daedalus and Icarus, 1630 / The New Girl, “Quick Hardening Caulk”, season 2, episode 19, 2013.