Pearson Season 1 Episode 5: "The Former City Attorney" Quotes
Yoli: You know what this is, right?
Derrick: Millennials on parade.
Yoli: I just find it so ironic that they're sending us out to whitewash the city.
That man has it out for you. Your instincts were to come to me for help. Trust your instincts.Jessica
Bobby: Pat, listen to me. I know we've been talking about this a long time, and I agreed to play the long game, and do your bidding at city council, but the more I'm inside, the more this shit gets to me, and I want to make a mark.
Pat: You are good. Let's save that for the campaign.
Bobby: I'm not fucking around. This city has a reputation for a reason, and I'm sick of it. If I'm going to do this thing, I want to be a new kind of mayor.
Jessica: I'm sorry I doubted you.
Nick: That's fine, but the fact that you suspected me, that says plenty about what you think of me.
Jessica: I don't know what to think of you, Nick. But this arrangement isn't going to work unless you trust me enough to let your wall down.
Nick: Don't you get bored on that lonely street?
Jessica: What are you talking about?
Nick: You want everyone to open up to you, but you don't give a thing in return.
Jessica: You don't know anything about me.
Nick: Exactly. I don't know anything.
If this gets out, Bobby will be crushed, but he'll recover, and me no matter what anyone says I'll be the woman who slept her way to the top. It's different for women, and you know that. I will never recover.Keri
Derrick: Why do you want to be here?
Yoli: What do you mean?
Derrick: Why do you want to be part of government when you have zero respect for how it works?
Working for everyone isn't practical. It isn't possible. It's our job to do the most good for the greatest number of people.
Harvey: Don't tell me, the mayor fired you and you're coming back to New York?
Harvey: You took over, and they're renaming the city Pearson?
Jessica: That's more like it.
Harvey: How are you, Jessica?
Jessica: I'm just fine, thank you very much, but I do need a favor.
Harvey: I can be on the first plane out
Jessica: Save your miles for Tahiti. You can do this from where you are.
Harvey: Good. I'm not trying to battle airport traffic. What do you need?
Bobby: Are you saying my old man took care of Deale?
Pat: And in exchange, I'd make his son mayor.
Bobby: Jesus Christ!
Just so you know, I ever make it to that fifth-floor office, I'm taking you with me.Bobby
Jessica: I'm sorry.
Keri: For what?
Jessica: I never should have questioned how you got your job. The truth is Bobby is mayor because of you. Nobody knows it, and I wish they did.
Yoli: I know I can be a lot sometimes, but I'm not stupid. I can learn how to do this job, but you can't teach passion. Please, just give me another chance.
Jessica: One shot.