quiz time

Which TV Show Said It: Pretty Little Liars or Big Little Lies?

Photo: Freeform and HBO

There are currently two TV series that, on the surface, sound an awful lot alike: Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars and HBO’s Big Little Lies. Three words! Lots of lying! Various white people problems! Despite the shows airing on decisively different networks and grappling with distinctive narratives, we couldn’t help but come to the conclusion that, if a handful of quotes were mixed up and put to a blind test, it would still be difficult to decide where each one belonged. Could a Madeline Martha Mackenzie quip be mistaken for one uttered by the great Spencer Hastings? Or what about some no-nonsense insights shared by Ed Mackenzie and Caleb Rivers? Below are 16 quotes that are either from the BLL or PLL universes. See if you can figure out which one is which.

Which TV Show Said It: Pretty Little Liars Or Big Little Lies?

Let's get down to our lyin' business.

“You may be a dude, but you’re still a bitch.”
“It’s made up of facts, doesn’t mean it’s true.”
“It felt really nice to be desired today. It meant a lot.”
“Lying is like oxygen to them.”
“Agitation is her preferred state."
“Make up, kiss, bang. Everything’s better again.”
“I curse a lot, but it’s very therapeutic.”
“I love my grudges. I tend to them like little pets.”
“Everyone around here worries I’m the cause of everything, so don't worry about it.”
“We’re connected like a big bowl of linguine.”
“It’s settling and I’m not settling.”
“You know what they say about hope? It breeds eternal misery.”
“I will not be anybody’s runner-up. You need to hear that.”
“She rescued me like a wounded dog in the street.”
"I actually like you. That’s what’s unusual."
“Sort of like a dirty old Prius parked outside of Barneys.”

Which Show Said It: Pretty Little Liars or Big Little Lies?