Over the years, there have been many lovable, alcohol-soaked characters on TV—but none more loveable and more alcohol-soaked than Karen Walker from Will & Grace. With her snappy comebacks, expertly tailored suits and constant supply of hidden booze, Karen is everything we want to be when we grow up.
Even in the newest season of the recently revived show, Karen is still alive and drinking, giving us exactly what we need to help us get through the 20-teens. To help inspire you in everything you do and drink, here are 10 of Karen’s best boozy quotes from the show. Grab a Martini (or eight) and get to reading.
This Bubble Tea Is Set on Fire
“OK, rule number one. Unless you're served in a frosted glass, never come within four feet of my lips.”
“What’s with the Laura Bush pour? Give me the full Pat Nixon.”
“What can I do? How can I help? What are we drinking?”
“That’s like saying Pradas are just shoes, or vodka is just a morning beverage!”
“You say potato, I say vodka.”
“That was your drink talking? Well, right now, my drink is talking. And it’s saying, ‘Drink me, I make life more fun. Anyone from a high school senior to a hobo under a bridge knows that!’”
“Honey, my catchphrase is: 24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case, you figure it out.”
“Somebody’s got to be the designated drinker.”
“Honey, I'd suck the alcohol out of a deodorant stick.”
“I've gotta find the ladies room. It's true what they say, you don't buy tequila, you rent it.”
“I smell liquor on my breath. You're drunk!”
“Gosh, I just love gambling here in Vegas. Sure, I may lose $100,000, but the drinks are free so it evens out!”
“If you ever need someone to drink with, I’ll drink with you. If you ever need a shoulder to cry on, I’ll drink with you. I guess what I’m trying to say is: I love to drink!”