Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist Season 2 Episode 4: "Zoey's Extraordinary Employee" Quotes
Zoey: Plus, it’s a depressant. Haven’t we all been depressed enough?
David: Whatever gets you over the breakup with Max.
Zoey: It wasn’t a breakup. It’s a pause.
David: Yeah, I don’t know what that means.
Emily: It means she’s single, and Simon’s back in the game. Did I mention I’m team him?
David: Several times.
Zoey: I don’t get how you’re so upbeat. I mean your drinks were just universally maligned, and you’re already coming up with new ones.
Mo: Unlike some people, I don’t want to wallow. I did enough of that with Eddie, and now that the boy is gone, I’m trying to get some positive vibes up in here.
Zoey: Can you explain to me how. Is it just saying it out loud?
Mo: Yes. I wake up each morning choosing to be happy.
Zoey: I wish it was that easy.
Mo: It is. You just have to consciously allow happiness in.
Zoey: You’re right. It is a choice. Nothing’s stopping me from making it. OK, from this point on, I am going to choose to be happy.
Jenna: Danger. Flirt alert.
Maggie: What does that mean?
Jenna: He was totally flirting with you.
Maggie: What? He was not.
Jenna: I’m gonna guess I have a bit more recent experience in this department than you, but yes, he was.
Mo: For the menu we need a font that suggests whimsy but not too much bravado.
Max: OK, what about Cambria?
Mo: Don’t ever say that again.
Max: OK, sorry, guess I’m just more of a crunch the numbers, make sure we can pay our own rent kind of guy.
Mo: Well, look who’s learning what shade is.
David: I think I’m unhappy, Zo. I thought I was just tired at first because I‘m putting in so many hours, but then I realized I don’t want to do this anymore. And if dad taught us anything is that life is short and every minute that I’m here is a moment I’m not spending with Miles. I just really want to be with him.
Zoey: So what’s stopping you?
David: Responsibilities, guilt, being borderline terrified of my wife. She’s small, but she is feisty.
Zoey: Yeah, I don’t want to get involved with you and Emily because we know how well that turned out last time, but I think you should talk to her. You deserve to be happy, but it’s not just going to happen. You have to wake up every day and choose happiness. That’s what I’m trying to do.
David: Is it working?
Zoey: I’ll let you know after I fire half my workforce.
Simon: This is actually my first interview as company spokesperson.
Tatiana: Don’t worry. I’ll go easy on you. I don’t want to ruin the sanctity of the first all-Black meeting at SPRQPoint.
Simon: Nah, we’ve actually had a few of those. We pride ourselves on our diversity.
Tatiana: Oh please. I saw so many white people in the lobby, I thought I stumbled into a cooking class.
Zoey: Wow, I haven’t seen you… what, how are you?
Max: Well, this is my office now, so you tell me.
Zoey: You know you could always work at my place if you wanted. Wouldn’t be weird, or if it was weird, we could handle it because we’re not weird people. And we’re definitely not going to be weird moving forward, right?
Max: I mean, you’re being weird right now.
Zoey: Yes, which is why I’m going to... bye-bye.
Mo: What is your problem?
Max: Are you kidding? The party, the noise, the fact that I’ve been working my butt off while you’re over there drinking with your friends.
Mo: Excuse you, I am doing my part.
Max: OK, if you say so, but it feels like I’m the only one who actually cares about this restaurant and I go to be honest, Mo, that really sucks.
Maggie: I knew what I was doing even before you called it out. It just felt so nice to be desired by someone, to feel normal again.
Jenna: So let it be that. Why do you have to beat yourself up about it? You’re a good person. You’ve been through a lot. Don’t you think you deserve a little happiness?
Maggie: Of course I do, but I just wish it didn’t come with massive amounts of guilt. There’s no way I’m ready for any of that.
Jenna: Whenever. You flirted with a hot architect. I’m sure that’s the worst thing you’ve ever done, so you can sleep easy.
Maggie: Excuse me, but you don’t know my past.
Jenna: Not yet I don’t.
Zoey: It’s not like I murdered George, or maybe I did. I don’t know. Has anyone like ever died from words?
Max: I’m pretty close.
Zoey: I’m very sorry about last night, but I think that some things were misconstrued in our conversation.
George: Are you firing me again?
Zoey: No, I am freeing you.
George: From what?
Zoey: From a job that is confining you. You said it yourself: You’re not a natural coder. You deserve to work somewhere where you thrive, where they see your value, and you feel valued.
Max: Wow, Mo, that’s pretty amazing. I’m sorry. You know, all this stuff happened with Zoey and the stress of the restaurant and honestly, I thought you were blowing off your responsibilities too.
Mo: Why would you think that? I care about this place just as much as you do, and I take it very seriously. I have a different process than you, and you need to respect that.