Moira Rose is the matriarch of the Rose family in the hilarious comedy, Schitt’s Creek. Catherine O’Hara has made this unique character completely lovable with her delivery (and accent).
Fans have come to know and love O’Hara for this role. Although she has quotable lines in every single episode, we’ve narrowed down a few of our favorites that we’ll be quoting long after the show ends.
Celebrate Catherine O’Hara with These 15 Moira Rose Quotes That’ll Make You LOL:
When she justifies taking home the wrong kid from preschool — “Alexis looked Chinese as an infant! How many times must I defend myself?!”
“David, stop acting like a disgruntled pelican!”
“What you did was impulsive, capricious and melodramatic but it was also wrong.”
When she remembers her prized foot bath at an estate sale — “So was my Galapagonian tortoise-shell foot bath. And now some lonely hoarder is letting his cats poop in it.”
“Gossip is the devil’s telephone. Best to just hang up.”
When she tried to make enchiladas with David — “What does burning smell like?”
“I once hosted the non-televised portion of the People’s Choice Awards.”
“The world is falling apart around us and I’m dying inside.”
“Alexis, don’t be ridiculous. That’s exactly the kind of paranoia that makes me wary of spending time with you.”
When Twyla invites her to her murder mystery party — “I would be pleased to RSVP as… pending.”
When she thought she killed a man — “The last time I felt this emotionally encumbered, I was playing Lady Macbeth on a Crystal Skies cruise ship during Shakespeare at Sea Week.”
When David walks in on an intimate moment between Moira and Johnny — “David, are you a dirty peeping Tom?”
“I’d kill for a good coma right now.”
When she has a rather awkward lunch with Alexis — “A heavy salad might as well be a casserole.”
When she was too busy to help at the motel — “I’m positively bedeviled with meetings et cetera.”
Watch the first five seasons of Schitt’s Creek now on Netflix. The sixth and final season is currently airing on Tuesday nights on Pop TV at 8 PM CST.