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Broad City' Recap: Season 4, Episode 9 — 'Bedbugs

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In the latest episode of Broad City, Abbi and Ilana deal with every city-dweller's worst nightmare: bedbugs. Recappers Danielle and Lindsay react:

When Abbi and Ilana were diving in their convertible:

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Danielle: They’re coming back from Florida!

Lindsay: This is the first episode that’s bled into another episode.

Danielle: I guess that’s right… Isn’t it too cold to have the top down?


Lindsay: If you have it, you do it.


Danielle: Driving in New York sucks.


Lindsay: That’s how I felt when I moved to Philly.


Danielle: Yeah, everywhere you go you get towed.


Lindsay: Like five times!

When Abbi tries to return her Dunkaroos:

Both: WHERE DID SHE GET DUNKAROOS!?

Danielle: Did she get them from Florida? Why didn’t she eat her fucking Dunkaroos. WHY ISN’T ABBI EATING THEM?

Lindsay: I still don’t understand how she got Dunkaroos.

When Ilana gives Lincoln a dog:

Lindsay: That is irresponsible. You don’t give animals as gifts.

Danielle: Unless it’s to me.

Lindsay: LINCOLN IS CORRECT. IT IS A BIG CHOICE TO MAKE FOR OTHER PEOPLE.

Pooping in Barnes & Noble:

Danielle: Why is that a thing?

Lindsay: Pooping at Barnes & Noble? I don’t think it’s a thing.

Danielle: I think I heard this on a podcast. Maybe Abbi mentioned it on a podcast. Maybe it was Illana’s podcast.

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When Ilana gives Abbi an expensive purse:

Danielle: I don’t want to make too many judgements here, but wouldn’t it be better if she gave it toward rent?

Lindsay: Sometimes people like things. It boosts her confidence.

Danielle: If she has two months of rent, she has more time to spend on art. But where did Abbi get this money from?

Lindsay: Her grandma.

Danielle: But how did she have so much money?

Lindsay: Because she lived in Florida and invested widely.

Danielle: How long do you think it will take for Ilana to spend all her money?

 When Ilana gets bedbugs:

Lindsay: Oh god.

Danielle: I think this is going to traumatize me.

Lindsay: When I was 11 years old, a spider’s nest hatched in my room and there were thousands of spiders on my ceiling.


Danielle: Did you know stores that sell stuff that gets rid of bedbugs are more likely to get bed bugs?


Lindsay: Whoa. Hold on. Let me me process this.


Danielle: How do people get rid of bed bugs?


Lindsay: You burn everything.


Danielle: Really? I don’t think that’s what they do.


Lindsay: You have to burn everything they touch.

Danielle: I don’t think that what you do.

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When Abbi is mugged:

Lindsay: Holy shit, it’s Steve Buscemi!

Danielle: Oh no, he’s going to steal that bag.

Lindsay: And then she won’t be good enough for Anthropologie.

Danielle: He’s gonna be like why bother.


Lindsay: This is my favorite cameo of the season.


Danielle: Wouldn’t it just be easier to rob the store?

When the girl at the bodega scares Steve Buscemi away with a rifle:

Lindsay: She’s never going to be able to exchange her Dunkaroos ever after this.

Danielle: I still don’t understand why she would do that in the first place.

When Lincoln won’t let Ilana in because of their dog:

Lindsay: Oh, he’s right. I’d never let anyone with bedbugs near my d...

Danielle: This dog! He is so cute. Lookit. Lookit. Lookit.

When Abbi lets Ilana stay with her:

Lindsay: Abbi is going to let her in because it’s a lesson that Abbi is the only person who truly loves Ilana.

Danielle: If either of us get bedbugs that’s what we’ll have to do.

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When Abbi starts her first day at Anthropologie:

Lindsay: Is being an Anthropologie employee something to aspire to?

Danielle: Oh, she’s going to be an unpaid intern.

Both: Security!


Lindsay: Does Anthropologie even need security?


Danielle: It’s expensive.

Lindsay: So much that they need security?

Danielle: It’s expensive! It’s more than Urban Outfitters!

After the episode:

Danielle: What happened to the car?

Lindsay: This was such an important episode.

 

Images via Broad City/Comedy Central

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Lindsay and Danielle are Philadelphia-based freelance writers. Midwest native Lindsay's work, which you can learn more about on Twitter, has appeared on Care2, the Huffington Post, and One Green Planet among others. Wannabe Midwest native Danielle's work, which you can learn more about at daniellecorcione.com and on Twitter, has appeared in Teen Vogue, Esquire, and more. 

 

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