Prodigal Son Season 1 Episode 7: "Q&A" Quotes
Ainsley, if you do not have a plan to make him look bad, he will look good.Jessica
Jessica: Thinking you are more clever then Martin Whitly, that's the worst mistake you can make. He'll exploit you. He'll find a way to come off sympathetic, and you will be left sitting there like ...
Ainsley: Like what?
Jessica: His accomplice!
Gil: Bright, it's time we say what we've been avoiding.
Malcolm: We have a new serial killer.
Gil: He's not new. He's been killing for years, on my watch.
Malcolm: That stops now.
Dani: I am taking this personally.
Malcolm: I get it. It's your hood.
Dani: Don't -- don't say that.
Martin: I'm not a perfect man, it's true. I'm in a psychiatric hospital after all, and sadly, the amenable stigma that still plagues people with mental health --
Ainsley: I hardly think that --
Martin: I was sick. I was sick. My brain was diseased now that diagnosis is as real as cancer and lupus. Please, let me finish. Um, what consoles me in the darkest of nights is that as a doctor I saved thousands of lives, so if we're judging the worth of a person based on the mark they leave on the world, mine is a net positive. By a lot. How many people can say that?
Martin: You're very good at your job, sweetheart. Your mother and I couldn't be prouder, but have you ever saved someone's life?
Ainsley: This isn't about me.
Martin: No. No, it's about legacy. Did you know they named a medical procedure after me?
Well, as I live and breathe. We got ourselves a family reunion.Martin
Malcolm: Our camping trip, what happened there, Dr. Whitly?
Martin: Perhaps we better table this for now. Seems like you're taking up all or your sisters time. There's only so much dad to go around.
Ainsley: You claim to care about your son, but what you did to him, harmed him, irreparably.
Martin: That's not true.
Ainsley: Isn't it? He's been diagnosed with Complex PTSD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, night terrors... Dr. Whitly, do you know what happens to the human body when it withstands that much stress for that period of time?
Martin: I'm not sure that's relevant.
Ainsley: He was fired from the only job he was ever good at. He hasn't been in a stable relationship for years, and the ten years he went without seeing you were by far the healthiest, happiest of his life. What can that say about you, except that you are an absolutely terrible father?
Martin: I'm not.
Ainsley: He just wanted to love you, and you caused him so much pain.
Martin: Stop it!
Ainsley: What kind of father does that Stop it I was a food father dammit. Say it again. Say I was a terrible father!
You had a plan. It's good to have a plan.Martin
Don't punish a woman for having ambition, Mr. David. Time's up!Martin