By Sasha Charnin Morrison

In 2020 brides were absolutely shell-shocked when all their plans for venues, ateliers, florists, and caterers were shut down. The word got out via Instagram that the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic was to wed privately at home, on the stoop outside your house, or in a field somewhere, and then go to a burger joint for your "reception." Waiting six months to a year for a dress by a couturier was just not in the cards.

But with this ghastly lockdown, something wonderful and sweet emerged: new ideas based on old traditions. Brides pulled it all together, became extremely resourceful, and focused less on the Big Show and more on what they were doing all this for in the first place—marrying the ones they loved.

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By Kathy Passero

The year 2020 has left a lot of us feeling like the Rose family did when they took their first look at the rooms in the Schitt's Creek Motel. But despite their bleak beginning, Johnny (Eugene Levy), Moira (Catherine O'Hara), David (Daniel Levy), and Alexis (Annie Murphy) have buoyed our spirits through our own dark moments in recent months.

What could be more fitting for the year we'd like to forget than a roundup of memorable quotes from the multi-Emmy-winning cast?

Schitt's Creek streams on the Pop Now app, plus Netflix and CW Seed.

1. Liquid Courage

David tells Stevie he needs a drink to get through his first night at a townie party

David reacts to Stevie (Emily Hampshire) dragging him to his first townie party in Schitt's Creek.

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"I'm gonna need a stiff drink to get through this. Stiff!" — David Rose

2. Coma Envy

Johnny looks on as Moira peruses the menu at Cafe Tropical

Johnny looks on as Moira peruses the menu at Cafe Tropical.

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"Oh, I'd kill for a good coma right now." — Moira Rose

3. Big Fish, Small Creek

Chris Elliott as Schitts Creek Mayor Roland Schitt with Eugene Levy as Johnny Rose

Chris Elliott as Mayor Roland Schitt and Eugene Levy as his reluctant BFF, Johnny Rose.

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"Things seem to be going downhill fast. Which is what the town must've been thinking when Roland elected himself mayor." — Johnny Rose (The Roast)

4. Razzle Dazzle ’Em

Moira models the glamorous sequined gown she bought for her movie premiere

Moira models her budget-busting ostrich feather-trimmed premiere gown.

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"The last time I felt this emotionally encumbered, I was playing Lady Macbeth on a Crystal Skies cruise ship during Shakespeare at Sea week." — Moira Rose

5. Birthday Woes

David describes the evening he plans after learning that his family forgot his birthday

David describes the evening he plans after learning that his family forgot his birthday.

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"I plan on popping a pill, crying a bit, and falling asleep early. Just a regular weeknight." — David Rose

6. A Little Bit Alexis

Alexis holds her cellphone in front of the motel vacancy sign

Once she has been replanted in Schitt's Creek, former party girl Alexis truly blossoms.

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"What now? Do I leave everything behind and move to some random island to be with the love of my life? Because I did that with Harry Styles in England, and it was, like, too rainy." — Alexis Rose

7. Meltdown Moment

Moira in the motel lobby shortly after her arrival in Schitts Creek

Moira has a minor meltdown in the motel lobby before the Rose family adjusts to their new surroundings.

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"I just want a bathtub and a long extension cord, please." — Moira Rose

8. Karma Carnage?

Daniel Levy as David Rose with Noah Reid as Patrick Brewer in Rose Apothecary

Daniel Levy as David Rose and Noah Reid as Patrick Brewer.

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"It's just one long string of really bad luck and I don't know what kind of carnage I inflicted in my past life to deserve it. I must have been Dracula or a spin instructor or something." — David Rose

9. Chorus Lines

Moira auditions for the Jazzagals

Moira auditions for the Jazzagals.

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"We're all pitching in these days, dear. Like communists or non-union actors." — Moira Rose

10. Socially Distant

David crouches in a field holding a pitchfork and wearing a black hoodie with faux hawk

After running away, David is discovered living with an Amish family that is eager to get rid of him.

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"I'm trying very hard not to connect with people right now." — David Rose

11. Red-Carpet Ready

Moira poses on the red carpet while adoring fans admire her from behind a velvet rope

Moira might have lost her luxe lifestyle, but she never gives up her flamboyant fashion sense.

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"You must prepare for life, and whatever it will throw at you." — Moira Rose

12. Serving Up Laughs

The Roses in a booth at Cafe Tropical

The Roses dining at Cafe Tropical…as usual.

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"I don't think we could have gotten through without you all." — Johnny Rose

Schitt's Creek streams on the Pop Now app, plus Netflix and CW Seed.

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