Funny women are honest women.

— Elizabeth Meriwether

The most delicious Elizabeth Meriwether quotes that are little-known but priceless

If I'm writing something and I'm not feeling mischievous, then I know it's not going to be great.

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Why do British people make such good TV? It's so annoying.

Stop it. Is it because they have free health care? Uggh.

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I was really freaked out when I heard that Cookie Monster was going to be changed to Veggie Monster, but that turned out to be a lie.

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I think a lot of the romantic comedies need to catch up with what's actually kind of happening.

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I think they should create a holiday for friends-with-benefits relationships.

Because I feel like Valentine's Day is, maybe it's a day to stay home and cry.

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The funniest things just come from honesty.

We have a tendency to see female characters as representative of something larger than what they are, when male characters are just characters.

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People want to put women in one box, and Im interested in how women can be everything at once.

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Dysfunctional co-dependent relationships always appeal to me.

I don't know exactly how it started. I start writing sketches of characters and little scene-lets, and then it builds.

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I think in a lot of romantic comedies it ends with a kiss, and I feel like in modern day relationships, and maybe just my own experience, it starts with a kiss and then all sort of falls apart and then comes together.

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If women ran Hollywood, The Hollywood Reporter would have a "Men in Entertainment" issue every year, and those jerks would have to write something.

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But, yes, I learned everything working in theater.

I learned the importance of community - I was constantly going to play readings, stand-up nights, improv. nights.

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The striking thing about New Girl is that under all the comedy, theres something about the emotions and reactions that feels very real - much more real than other sitcoms. Like - maybe everybody is sort of laid bare in different ways.

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About Elizabeth Meriwether

Quotes 16 sayings
Profession Playwright
Birthday 1981

In a show that has so many neurotic, broken beta characters, it's always fun to bring in a character who's really confident in themselves.

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Part of being an actor is being able to contribute to a character's rhythms.

If there's room to explore, you find a happy medium. We almost always get it as written, and then, we throw some improvs in or some alternatives.

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What does being a woman today mean? Is there a right way of doing it? Is there a wrong way of doing it? Different kinds of women, female friendships: It's all pretty funny, and worth making fun of.

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