Pearson Season 1 Episode 1: "The Alderman" Quotes
Just stay in your lane. I'm sure she'll stay in hers.Bobby
Bobby: You don't know anything about politics.
Jessica: But I do know about power, and if you sit around waiting for this thing to blow over, you won't have any.
Bobby: This isn't going to work.
Jessica: Oh come on, baby! This is our first fight. Don't be like that!
Jessica: So much for having my back.
Jeff: I do have your back, Jessica. But there are two people in a relationship. Two. And now I have to have my own.
Keri: You have a lot to learn about the way things are done around here.
Jessica: And you still have a lot to learn about being a lawyer.
Bobby: I've missed you. It's been weeks. It's killing me.
Keri: I have worked too hard to be seen as that girl.
Bobby: No one sees you as that girl.
Keri: She does. The woman you brought in to keep me clean. She sees me as that. And every time I see her, it's a reminder.
Bobby: So now she's the reason we're not sleeping together?
Keri: It's ironic, isn't it?
Lillian: You are being a little too hard on her.
Angela: She's all talk, ma, and the sooner you realize that, the better.
Keri: You want to come at me? Come at me, but stay the hell away from my department and the lawyers who work for me, or I'll make disbarment feel like jaywalking.
Jessica: Are you threatening me?
Keri: I'm warning you. I've been underestimated my whole life because I don't look like a policeman's daughter, but I'm 33 years old, and I'm the city attorney. I didn't get where I am by being stupid.
Bobby: I think you're a smart woman who doesn't understand that when shit happens, it's my name on the door, not yours.
Jessica: This is all new to me Mr. Mayor, and it's going to take a little bit of time for me to get used to not calling the shots. But I don't think you want me taking smaller bites.
Jessica: No. I think you have a problem. You need solved, and that's why you brought me in. Now you've seen what I can do. Why don't you tell me what Pat McGann has on you
Bobby: Keri, I don't care who has power in the office or what she does. I'm here risking every goddamn thing in my life because you're the person I need.
Keri: Your wife is the person that you-- [interrupted with a kiss]