American Gothic Season 1 Episode 2: "Jack-in-the-Pulpit" Quotes
I hated my father. He's the reason I left my family behind fourteen years ago. When I left, he told me that my anger would fade one day and that I'd come home and we could just pick up where we left off. He lied to me. Time ran out.Garrett
My name is Jack Hawthorne and I'm going to talk about my grandpa. It's very sad that I'll never get to see him alive again. It's also sad that I'll never get to talk to him, hug him, or ask him advice. But I'm mostly sad because grandpa was cremated and I never got to see his decomposing body.
Madeline: Tessa is trying to have a baby, Alison's weeks from the election, and Cam's sober. He's beat his demons.
Garrett: What's your point, mom?
Madeline: I think you should leave.
Madeline: Because you're a grenade.
Garrett: Well then maybe you should handle me carefully.
OK, Alison's grief coordinator. It's a self-appointed position. How many tears should we cry? Will ten suffice?Cam
Now, the working theory is that SBK had a deeply engrained resentment of wealth and power. SBK saw himself as some sort of mascot of a populist uprising. Then he stopped.Brady
Brady: Hawthorne, Mitchell!
Crematory employee: Just missed him.
Crematory employee: Yeah, he went in about three, four minutes ago.
Brady: Went in...?
Crematory employee: The oven...?
Crematory employee: He was dead, right?
He begged me to keep his secret because he was so humiliated. He would forget my name. Where he was. It was gut-wrenching and heartbreaking. And he did a heroic job from sparing you from all of it. There were nights towards the end, in his lucid moments, when he told me he wanted to die. And he asked for my help.Madeline