Our list of best quotes from Netflix supernatural comedy horror television show. Wednesday focuses on Wednesday Addams (Jenna Ortega) and her years as a high school student at Nevermore Academy, where she attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago, all while navigating her new relationships at Nevermore.
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1. Wednesday’s Child Is Full of Woe'I see the world as a place that must be endured, and my personal philosophy is kill or be killed.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: I’m not sure whose twisted idea it was to put hundreds of adolescents in underfunded schools, run by people whose dreams were crushed years ago, but I admire the sadism.
Wednesday Addams: Pugsley, emotion equals weakness.
'I find social media to be a soul-sucking void of meaningless affirmation.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: I’m not about to confess to my brother that I’ve recently been plagued by visions. They come on without warning, and feel like electroshock therapy, but without the satisfying afterburn.
Wednesday Addams: Leave this to me.
Pugsley Addams: Wednesday? What are you going to do?
Wednesday Addams: What I do best.
'When I look at you, the following emojis come to mind. Rope. Shovel. Hole.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Dalton: Hey, freak. This is a closed practice.
Wednesday Addams: [as she’s about to unleashes piranhas into the pool] The only person who gets to torture my brother is me.
'Drip is for people who hate themselves and know their lives have no real purpose or meaning.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Morticia Addams: Darling, how long do you intend on giving us the cold shoulder?
Wednesday Addams: Lurch, please remind my parents that I’m no longer speaking to them.
2. Woe Is the Loneliest Number'I act as if I don't care if people dislike me. Deep down, I secretly enjoy it.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: This story is about to take a dark turn. Usually, I love dark turns. Like when the carousel brakes mysteriously failed at my eighth birthday party. But not this one.
'The ability to not let others define you. It's a gift.' - Marilyn Thornhill (Wednesday) Click To Tweet
Principal Larissa Weems: My guess is Rowan ran away. State troopers have put out an alert, and I’ve contacted his family, but they haven’t heard from him either.
Wednesday Addams: Dead people are notoriously bad at returning calls.
'Believe nothing you hear and half of what you see.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: Someone is trying to cover up Rowan’s murder. That’s the only reason to scrub the crime scene.
Sheriff Donovan Galpin: Is that your professional opinion as the daughter of a murderer?
Wednesday Addams: My father’s twice the man you are, and the only thing he murders is the occasional opera in the shower.
'Emotions are a gateway trait. They lead to feelings, which trigger tears. I don't do tears.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: Edgar Allan Poe said, “Believe nothing you hear and half of what you see.” Clearly Nevermore’s most famous alumni picked that up here. No wonder he became a drug-addled madman.
'I like being an island. A well-fortified one surrounded by sharks.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Dr. Valerie Kinbott: Tell me how you’re adjusting to school.
Wednesday Addams: Sartre said, “Hell is other people.” He was my first crush.
3. “Friend or Woe'Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: Let’s assess, shall we? Bag over my head for optimal disorientation, wrists tied tight enough to cut off circulation, and no idea if I’m going to live or die. It’s definitely my kind of party.
Wednesday Addams: And just like that, my hopes were dashed against the rocks of bitter disappointment. My foe was no psychotic killer. More like a bunch of high school clowns.
'Secrets are like zombies, they never truly die.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: [referring to the Nightshades] I’m not interested in joining.
Yoko Tanaka: You’re seriously turning us down?
Wednesday Addams: Can you believe it?
Bianca Barclay: Untie her.
Wednesday Addams: I freed myself five minutes ago.
Wednesday Addams: It’s amateurs like you who give kidnapping a bad name.
'There are monsters everywhere. And sometimes the monsters we least suspect are the most dangerous. They don't need teeth and claws to terrify. They hide in the shadows until no one is looking. And then they strike.' Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: There were so many threads to my investigation, I could weave a burial shroud.
Enid Sinclair: When I suggested giving your side of the room a makeover, I did not have Ted Bundy’s Pinterest in mind.
Wednesday Addams: Still not as creepy as your stuffed unicorn collection.
Wednesday Addams: Thing and I may have made an unsanctioned trip to the county morgue to copy the files of the monster’s victims.
Enid Sinclair: Okay, there are so many levels of ew in that statement, I don’t even know where to begin.
'Whoever invented high heels clearly had a side hustle as a torturer.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Xavier Thorpe: Aren’t you pumped about disco balls and spiked punch? There’s even a DJ. MC Blood Suckaz.
Wednesday Addams: I’d rather stick needles in my eyes. I’ll probably do that anyway.
Wednesday Addams: Sometimes intentions melt in the face of unexpected opportunity. If this was my chance to get up close and personal with a potential serial killer, how could I refuse?
5. You Reap What You Woe
Wednesday Addams: How well do we really know our parents?
Young Morticia Addams: [flashback to 1990] I don’t know what to say, Gomez. Seeing you in handcuffs, accused of murder, I’ve never loved you more.
Principal Larissa Weems: Nevermore was created as a safe haven for our children to learn and to grow, no matter who or what they are.
Wednesday Addams: [as she sees her parents] I knew I should have worn my plague mask.
Enid Sinclair: Would you look at my family? Talk about toxic pack mentality. I give my mom thirty seconds before her judge-y claws come out.
Wednesday Addams: In case you’re wondering, I don’t hold séances very often. I can barely tolerate the living. Why would I want to commune with the dead?
Enid Sinclair: Sorry. I didn’t mean to interrupt your… Do I even want to know?
Wednesday Addams: I was reaching into the black maw of death to contact a relative.
Enid Sinclair: Feels very on-brand for you.
'I believe everyone deserves to be celebrated on their birthday.' - Enid Sinclair, 'I prefer to be vilified.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Enid Sinclair: [as they’re about to enter the crypt] Ew. What died?
Wednesday Addams: Smells like childhood.
Wednesday Addams: [to Thing, referring to her birthday surprise] I should have known you were behind this. What part of “no party under the penalty of death” do you not understand?
'I haven't always been against birthdays. Each one reminds me I'm a year closer to death's cold embrace. What's not to like about that?' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Enid Sinclair: [after they surprise her for her birthday] Why don’t you make a wish?
Wednesday Addams: [referring to the engraving on the crypt wall] Wait, it’s Latin. Fire will rain when I rise.
Enid Sinclair: Okay. That’s not really a wish.
Wednesday Addams: The first part of that phrase was burned onto Nevermore’s lawn. It can’t be a coincidence.
Ajax Petropolus: Wait. We’re never eating that cake, are we?
'Birthday, yes. Happy, never.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: I was told you could teach me how to control my ability.
Goody Addams: There is no controlling a raging river. You must learn to navigate it without drowning.
7. If You Don’t Woe Me by Now'I'm not friend material, let alone more-than-friend material. I will ignore you, stomp on your heart, and always put my needs and interests first.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Wednesday Addams: I enjoy funerals. I’ve been crashing them since I was old enough to read the obituary section.
Uncle Fester: I thought you didn’t go to Nevermore.
Wednesday Addams: I didn’t. Your dad got all the brains. But I used to drop in on him. Usually from the ceiling with a dagger clutched between my teeth. Just to keep him on his toes.
Wednesday Addams: Of course.
Uncle Fester: He filled me in on what’s been going on. Monsters, murder, mayhem. What fun!
'The dead can be just as annoying and unreliable as the living.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Uncle Fester: [to Wednesday] You’ve actually made a friend. That poor kid will be going home in a body bag.
Uncle Fester: [to Wednesday] You know, when you give me that death stare of disapproval, you remind me of your mother.
'Of course the first boy I kiss would turn out to be a psychotic, serial-killing monster. I guess I have a type.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Uncle Fester: But you know lobotomies. They’re kind of like tattoos. Can’t just get one.
Wednesday Addams: [to Tyler] When I came to Nevermore, romance was the last thing on my mind. But when you kissed me, you opened my eyes, and suddenly it all made sense.
Wednesday Addams: Xavier warned me about you, but I didn’t listen.
Tyler Galpin: Ironic now, huh?
Wednesday Addams: Ironic would’ve been framing Xavier for murder while the real Hyde helped me put him away.
'The mark you have left on me is indelible. Anytime I grow nauseous at the sight of a rainbow, or hear a pop song that makes my ears bleed, I'll think of you.' - Wednesday Addams Click To Tweet
Bianca Barclay: [after they’ve captured Tyler] Wednesday, what are you doing?
Wednesday Addams: Just some light torture. Don’t worry, I won’t leave a mark.
Wednesday Addams: What do you want?
Tyler Galpin: To ask a question. What does it feel like?
Wednesday Addams: What does what feel like?
Tyler Galpin: To lose.