West Thalia season 3 episode 18
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Season 1

Where do you want me?

— to Emily, "Steal My Sunshine"

I'm not an E-Girl anymore and I never will be again.

— "Steal My Sunshine"

I know they're dramatic at times, but they're not that bad.

— to James , "Steal My Sunshine"

If West didn't know a lot about sand... that would probably surprise me more.

— "Steal My Sunshine"

Uh... where's Michelle?

— to Emily, "Love Story"

It's just typical Tiffany right now — she's just digging for gossip like she always does...

— about Tiffany, "Forget You"

As far as first dates go... this one's pretty perfect.

— "First Date"

It's not always about you, Em! I was doing it for the team!

— "We Are Family"

I don't have my big sister anymore.

— "We Are Family"

Season 2

Winning Regionals was amazing, but winning it with James made it a million times better.

— "Don't Stop the Party"

This is the biggest audition of our lives.

— about The Challenge, "Ready to Start"

I knew this duet was a bad idea. I thought he loved me.

— "It Takes Two"

I feel stuck. Like there's nothing in the world that's gonna change how I feel.

— "Never Enough"

Okay, one problem. I don't know how to flirt.

— "Time to Move On"

Do you know me at all? I'm always nervous!

— to Amanda, "Time to Move On"

Do not call me 'babe'.

— to James, "The Truth Comes Out"

After all the drama of the day, this is a great way to wrap it up in a good note.

— "The Truth Comes Out"

I may have come for Charlie, but James really all I want to see right now.

— "Sing"

Were you planning this the whole time?

— to Thalia and Giselle, "You're the One That I Want"

I thought you wanted to fight for this. I thought you wanted to fight for me.

— to James, "You're the One That I Want"

Is this even worth fighting for?

— to James , "You're the One That I Want"

By getting close to her... we can take her down.

— to Emily, "Game On"

Em, how could you do this to your own sister?

— "Game On"

We'll see.

— to James, "Game On"

Hum...What are you doing?

— to James, "Make a Plan to Love Me"

Alright, so the first thing on the list... break up with Beth!

— to James, "Make a Plan to Love Me"

It's actually kinda funny. I, uh, I was in Culture Shock trying to see if Chloe was okay after everything that happened and, um, I saw you and Stephanie walk in to order a couple juices.

— "Just Dance"

A toast to the new us.

— to James, "Water It"

Now we're official.

— "Water It"

I love you, you know that?

— to James, "I Don't Know"

Season 3

I'm pretty sure you just said I look like a potato.

— to James, "Coming Home?"

Some of The Next Step will not be going to Internationals.

— "Secrets"

I don't want to do this anymore.

— "Let the Games Begin"

I want to go to internationals just as much as anyone, but it is not worth competing against the person I love.

— "The Fallout"

I cannot wait to be able to eat corn on the cob and apples and hard candies and gum.

— "Your New Beginning"

That's a very cheesy pastry. [...] Lots of cheese in there. Like cheese on cheese on cheese.

— to Skylar , "Your New Beginning"

Notice anything different about me?

— to Skylar and Cierra , "Your New Beginning"

Yes, yes [I am very happy]! And why would that be?

— to Cierra, "Your New Beginning"

No, no. Uh... but try again!

— to Cierra and Skylar , "Your New Beginning"

Yes, yes! What about my teeth?

— to Thalia, "Your New Beginning"

Oh. Yeah, it's corn. James got me this really romantic gift of corn on the cob.

— to Thalia , "Your New Beginning"

It's the best anniversary ever.

— "Put You First"

Since your time is so precious, wouldn't you rather spend it rehearsing rather than arguing?

— to James, "Mixed Messages"

I heard you quit the band... I'm so sorry I never meant for you to do that.

— to James, "Never There"

Yo, Kylie! What's up, girl?

— to Kylie, "Never There"

Spoiler alert—he dies at the end.

— "Never There"

Yo Kylie! Juice me!

— to Kylie, "Never There"

Munch on this bro.

— to Eldon, "Never There"

That's my boy!

— to Eldon about James, "Never There"

I'm a dancer so it just goes right through me. Not-not right through me it's... it's a metabolism thing.

— to the manager of Majestic, "Welcome to Miami"

I'll get to you when I get to you!

— to an impatient customer at Majestic, "Welcome to Miami"

Please please tip me big.

— "Welcome to Miami"

The chef seems a little... eccentric.

— "Welcome to Miami"


— to Manny, "Welcome to Miami"

She's doing my choreography.

— "When the War Is Over"

My biggest mistake was believing Ella was my friend.

— "When the War Is Over"

Just... I think I'm gonna fall off the stage.

— to James, "Blind"

Ella betrayed me but worse, she betrayed my team and we're going to make her regret it.

— "Turn, Turn, Turn"

I can't wait to see where we are the next time he brings me water from the top of a mountain.

— " How it Ends "

Things have already changed so much. Just because something else is gonna change again, doesn't mean that it's gonna be a bad thing.

— "How It Ends"

I can't wait to see where we are the next time he brings me water from the top of a mountain.

— "How It Ends"

You know, I've been thinking. Since you're gonna be in band next year, this is probably the last time we're gonna dance together.

— to James , "How It Ends"

Thinking of everything we've been through, it's all been so amazing. I really, really don't wanna let that go.


If this is our last dance, then I wanna take in every single moment of it.

— "How It Ends"

We're never gonna feel this way again.

— "How It Ends"

Honestly, for the first time in my life, I really... I really don't know [what comes next].

— to Eldon, "How It Ends"

Season 4

Well, I haven't seen you dance in a while so I'm not sure about that, but I do know that you have a good and sensible head on your shoulders. So, if you can dance, then that's all you'll need.

— to Piper , "Stir It Up"

As I'm watching these new dancers, I'm realizing no one's spot is safe on A-Troupe.

— "Heads Will Roll"

I can't run the studio... can I?

— "Welcome to the Jungle"

This is about the future—my future.

— "Welcome to the Jungle"

You know what? I'm so ready for this.

— "Square One"

I'm nervous. But excited. But mostly nervous.

— "Square One"

Michelle, Amanda and I are just tackling a vicious filing cabinet.

— to Alfie, "Runaway"

Yeah, well, it hasn't been tamed in, like, three years, so it should probably just get sent back to the wild where it belongs.

— to Alfie, "Runaway"

Alfie and I are just hanging out when, all of a sudden, these people start talking to him and another language. It seems like they know him, but I don't really understand what's going on.

— "Runaway"

Did I just hear what I think I heard?

— "Runaway"

You're a prince?!

— to Alfie, "Runaway"

Do you get to, like, ride around in a gold carriage?

— to Alfie, "Runaway"

Alfie is a prince.

— to James, "Runaway"

What was that all about?

— to Alfie, "Runaway"


He belongs at The Next Step.

— "Runaway"

Richelle is a technically skilled dancer and an asset to the team, but, sometimes she can be a challenge to work with. In my experience, Richelle has difficulty taking criticism.

— "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

Right. And the second part [of the review]?

— to Richelle, "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

I wanna say something, it’s just... I think I might be hypnotized.

— "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

Your peer says that you're inscrutable. So, basically, you're hard to read. What do you take from that?

— to Henry", "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

Let me guess what Cassie's card says: always says exactly what's on her mind? No filter?

— to Cassie , "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

So, two small criticisms. One is complaining about you height but, obviously, you can't do anything about that. [...] And the other is that you tend to be a bit blunt.

— to Cassie , "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

Let me guess what Cassie's card says: always says exactly what's on her mind? No filter?

— "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

When has the internet ever been wrong?

— "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

My main criticism of Amanda is that she is too beautiful. She also steals... my heart.

— reading Noah's peer review, "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

And Noah, apparently it's too easy to get lost in your eyes.

— to Noah , "Knowing Me, Knowing You"

Your dedication to the team is unparalleled. My only criticism is that you are too hard on yourself. Mistakes are our best teachers. Don't be afraid about making them.

— "Knowing Me, Knowing You", reading her anonymous peer review

Whoa! I was asking Michelle. This is not an open invitation people!

— "I Can't Go for That"

You're my favourite sister, too. Don't tell Emily. Is that recording?

— to Piper, "I Only Have Eyes for You"

Trying to do this without James here is just so much harder. Seriously, I miss him every single day.

Talking Heads, "I Only Have Eyes for You"

Nothing. I just think... I just think it's hilarious how she thinks that we're both lonely. Right? I mean it's crazy.

— to Alfie, "I Only Have Eyes for You"

Alfie and I feel like more than just friends. I'm totally confused right now.

Talking Heads, "I Only Have Eyes for You"

I'm in big, big trouble.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Why were you late, Noah?! [...] No! I don't want your excuses. You messed up at the qualifier and I give you a big chance by putting you in the second one, and I need to know if you can handle it. Did I make a mistake?

— to Noah, "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Your promises mean nothing to me. You're going to have to prove [that I didn't make a mistake].

— to Noah, "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Plus, I'm super worried 'cause I think I might be starting to have feelings for Alfie and I really need to talk about it with someone.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

That Regionals was my first big competition as a dancer. And now I'm leading the studio to the next Regionals. That's insane.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Huh, back when you were stupid.

— to Michelle , "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

That's the thing about love. It can cloud your better judgment.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

"Addicted 2 U" was the first time I really felt like I got to contribute to the team. It was the first time that this place really felt like home.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

We're more than friends. Thanks to The Next Step, Michelle and I are sisters.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

I like you. [...] As... more than a friend. [...] I love James. [...] Which is why I think we should just stay friends.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart.

I thought telling Alfie that we could only be friends would be the end of this, but, this does not feel like the end. At all.

— "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Whichever team wins tomorrow gets to steal a dancer from another studio.

— to Richelle, Noah, Amy, Alfie, and Michelle , "Nobody's Fault but Mine"

This changes everything.

— "Nobody's Fault but Mine"

I do not think we're gonna lose.

— to Richelle, "Nobody's Fault but Mine"

Guys, look. There's still one more qualifier, okay? One more chance.

— to Noah, Amy, Alfie, and Michelle

If you didn't think I made the right decision, then why'd you stand up for me? [...] I can't believe you don't get it. I did what I did because the other team said they were gonna take you. You're our best dancer, I can't lose you.

— to Alfie , "Nobody's Fault but Mine"

You absolutely have to win.

— to Noah and Alfie, "Your Time Is Gonna Come"

You, um, haven't really said much since I pulled the studio out of the qualifier to make sure we didn't lose you.

— to Alfie, "Your Time Is Gonna Come"

I'm trying to focus right now on the studio and our future and not on how Alfie's eyes are so... stop it Riley.

— "Your Time Is Gonna Come"

No. You stay, me go-I'll go!

— to Alfie , "Your Time Is Gonna Come"

Give me one good reason why you're missing rehearsals.

— to Noah , "Your Time Is Gonna Come"

Every time he takes my hand, every time he holds me in his arms, my heart stops. James is the only one who's ever made me feel this way... until now.

— "How Deep Is Your Love"

Everything got so complicated so fast and I lost sight of what's important.

— to Alfie, "How Deep Is Your Love"

I guess Alfie always knows when to put the team first.

— "How Deep Is Your Love"

Yeah, no, you two have great chemistry.

— to Alfie , "Heat of the Moment"

Good luck, Noah. Not that you'll need it.

— "Heat of the Moment"

Every fibre of my being is telling me to leave... except my heart.

— "Heat of the Moment"

Kissing Alfie was a huge mistake.

— "Kiss and Tell"

Looks like it's just you two. Amy and Sloane. Or Slamy. Or Amone.

— to Amy and Sloane, "Kiss and Tell"

I know it's crazy, but I feel like if people see me and Alfie alone together, they'll know that we've kissed.

— "Kiss and Tell"

Seeing James is so strange. I've never felt further away from him than I do now.

— "Kiss and Tell"

I might be the worst person in the entire world.

— "Kiss and Tell"

What are you talking about?

— to Piper, "Kiss and Tell"

Piper please... please don't tell James.

— to Piper, "Rumour Has It"

I know I have to tell James what happened with Alfie. But how do you break the heart of the person you love?

— "Rumour Has It"

This... is not good.

— "Tainted Love"

I feel like my life is spinning out of control, and I don't know how to make it stop.

— "A Fool in Love"

If ever there's a time I needed my sister, it's right now.

— "A Fool in Love"

We need to consider all of our options.

— to Michelle and Emily, "Danger Zone"

We're trying to come up with a plan for the qualifier duet. Noah can't dance, and we're seriously running out of time.

— "Danger Zone"

I thought there was a small part of you that still cared about me.

— to James, "Danger Zone"

I'm happy that we won but, it feels weird celebrating without James.

— "Rivalry"

I'm experiencing a serious and terrible case of déjà vu.

— "Nobody's Perfect"

I just called Alfie James! I just made a huge mistake!

— "Shake It Off"

Don't even worry about it.

— to Alfie, "Shake It Off"

Today's gonna be a little bit different for The Next Steppers. There's a big competition coming up and that competition can bring out the best. [...] Which is why we've decided to use to today to fully prepare ourselves to face that bullying head-on.

— "Come Together"

Bullying is just never the answer.

— "Come Together"

I still love him, too.

— "It Ain't Easy"

Going away with Alfie is a big step. Maybe, I need to just take a leap of faith and follow my heart.

— "Bold As Love"

I'm done thinking about what I want, I'm gonna let my heart decide.

— "Bold As Love

I was at the airport, and I knew I had to follow my heart, and my heart, led me here.

— "Bold As Love

I love you. It's always been you, I'll always love you and I'm so sorry for what I did but you gonna have to find a way to—

Riley to James, "Bold As Love"

And it's all my fault! I messed everything up!

— to Amanda, "Taking Care of Business"

My personal drama... cost us everything.

— "Taking Care of Business"

Keeping this from James feels like a lie.

— "Taking Care of Business"

I can't believe I messed this up; I might have just cost The Next Step everything.

— "Even Better Than the Real Thing"

I hope these guys can pull it together, otherwise we're going home...

— about Noah and Richelle, "Livin' on a Prayer"

It's true what they say: one choice can change everything.

— "A Change Is Gonna Come"

The Off Season

Hey, Em!

— to Emily, "Clean Start"

I'm not saying goodbye; I'm just saying see you later, because I know The Next Step will always be my home.

— "Riley's Dance"