Adam Riff™ Clip of the Week


6. Opening Credits (Powerless, S01E01)


Honourable Mention


Stray Observations

  • "I love God because it's so painful to love human beings. I love a God that never leaves me or that always leaves me. God, the absence of God, always reassuring and definitive. I'm a priest. I've renounced my fellow men, my fellow women, because I don't want to suffer, because I'm incapable of withstanding the heartbreak of love, because I'm unhappy, like all priests. It would be wonderful to love you the way you want to be loved, but it's not possible, because I am not a man. I'm a coward, like all priests." (The Young Pope, S01E05)
  • ♫: LMFAO – "Sexy and I Know It" (The Young Pope, S01E05)
  • "I have no idea what to do with the friendship of the whole wide world." (The Young Pope, S01E05)
  • "I don't keep anybody around me that doesn't deserve what they get." (Taboo, S01E04)
  • "I have a question. It concerns chemistry. I hope now is not inconvenient." (Taboo, S01E04)
  • "You know, semen not ejaculated at the point of passion turns to poison and narrows the mind. Eventually, you become an ape."
    "So ejaculate. Then we can talk of business." (Taboo, S01E04)
  • "Has the semen yet turned to poison?" (Taboo, S01E04)
  • Tom Hollander tasting cow and pigeon shit (Taboo, S01E04)
  • Tom Hollander high on nitrous oxide (Taboo, S01E04)
  • "Murder…is chips." (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, S12E05)
  • "That woman thinks she's a writer, but McSweeney's disagrees." (Man Seeking Woman, S03E05)
  • "That Prosciutto Thing." (Man Seeking Woman, S03E05)


(Man Seeking Woman, S03E05)

  • "I can't lose this job. I take care of my sick grandma."
    "And I like nice things. [pause] I should've went before Ron." (Powerless, S01E01)
  • "Ohhhh. I must really trust you. I just turned my back on a Chicago cop." (Superior Donuts, S01E01)
  • ♫: TRO – "Sa Riera" (Riverdale, S01E02)
  • "I've lost 32 ounces." (Baskets, S02E03)
  • "I'm not gonna smoke heroin in an Applebee's, mom." (Baskets, S02E03)
  • "I got CVS dinner." (Baskets, S02E03)
  • "Have you been drinking mimosas?" (Baskets, S02E03)
  • Matt doing Sam Neill (Nirvanna the Band the Show, S01E01)
  • Frank heads (Nirvanna the Band the Show, S01E01)
  • "Somebody graffitied a dick on your store." (Nirvanna the Band the Show, S01E01)
  • "Make sure you get the penis." (Nirvanna the Band the Show, S01E01)
  • Totino's Super Bowl ad trilogy (Saturday Night Live, S42E13)
  • "You are my Totino." (Saturday Night Live, S42E13)
  • "Don't eat a snail…" (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E01)
  • "King Robot Baratheon." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E02)
  • RT: Defining Peak TV: Second episode of Riverdale and Santa Clarita Diet end with same Cage the Elephant song. (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E02)
  • "I leave you for five fucking minutes and you bond with my dinner?" (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E03)
  • "Sorry."
    "It's okay. No pee, so…that's a win." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E04)
  • "Pharmaceutical rep hours are super flexible. That's why so many of us have time to go on The Bachelor." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E04)
  • "Yeah, Abby, my mom masturbated and then made waffles." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E05)
  • "So how are you doing?"
    "I'm good. Dan's partner, Anne, has been keeping me distracted. She comes, like, all the time." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E09)
  • "Once you get food over three feet long, it's more about structural integrity than flavour." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E09)
  • "I found a bag of his face behind the ice cream." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E10)
  • "Now, why don't you put down the only known copy of that priceless book, ideally away from the chips and Safeway-brand guacamole?" (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E10)
  • "Unfortunately, my bile guy, Vladé, is on vacation."
    "Can't you just tell Vladé it's an emergency?"
    "Ah, he won't care. He's more reliable than my last bile guy, but the digestive fluid business attracts more hobbyists than professionals." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E10)
  • "With technology, every vacation's a working vacation these days." (Santa Clarita Diet, S01E10)
  • Santa Clarita Diet Season Grade: C

Still the AR™TV World Drama Champion: Stranger Things
Still the AR™TV World Comedy Champion: Atlanta

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