The paper house 4: The best phrases of the fourth season



What did you think of the fourth of The paper house? If you have already read our criticism without spoilers from part 4 of the Spanish series on Netflix, our interview with the creator of the series, you have already seen the eight episodes of this new season, you have reflected on its end and you’ve been wanting more, join us reviewing some of the best phrases from the new episodes. But please note that this article may contain spoilers.

Because you already know that there is nothing better than when Nairobi (Alba Flores), Denver (Jaime Lorente) or Inspector Alicia Sierra (Najwa Nimri) get creative and even poetic with words.

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Things get interesting in the new season of the Netflix heists and red suits series already at the beginning of its first episode. When we meet again with El Profesor (Álvaro Morte) and the entire band preparing the coup for the Bank of Spain in the Florentine monastery. “You can’t get out of the Bank of Spain alive, it’s impossible. But I’m going to get you out of there,” warns El Professor, indicating that gold and its foundry are the piece to do it and giving us a clue of one of the key elements it’s from the season.

“You are afraid. You are like Prieto, with the pillbox next to the table and erectile dysfunction. And you think the law is going to save you (laughs).” These are the words that the always direct Alicia (Najwa Nimri) dedicates to her boss Tamayo (Fernando Cayo) when he wants to relax the tension with the robbers a little.

“Do you really think that the Red Cross is escorted by the nuns outside? Stop fucking around!” Are the words with which Palermo (Rodrigo de la Serna) puts order when a part of the band, Nairobi included, wants that Nairobi be operated abroad to have more options to save his life.


Nairobi and Stockholm.


“Don’t warm my head!” Tokio (Úrsula Corberó) tells Stockholm (Esther Acebo) and Nairobi before getting out of bed in the middle of the night at the Florentine monastery to go and interrupt El Profesor and Lisboa (Itziar Ituño) in their room and claim to be in command in the heist.

Then there is a fun three-way exchange between Tokyo, Lisbon and El Profesor. “Tokyo, I don’t know if you noticed but you just screwed up an intimate moment,” says Lisbon. To which Tokyo responds with: “It’s just that I have a little trouble imagining you.” Followed by a: “Well, you would be quite surprised” from Lisbon. And a “Please!” from teacher. And that’s where Tokio proposes a trio (but for the coup) between her, El Profesor and Palermo.

“Death may be the best opportunity of your life, Sergio.” This is what Berlin (Pedro Alonso) says to his brother on the day of his wedding with Tatiana and when he already knew that he had a terminal illness.

“Sad Professor? If you want you can talk to me about your feelings”, Marseille (Luka Peros) shows his great empathy with these words towards The Professor, convinced that Lisbon has died. Marseille, who is an animal lover, prepares to tell him about his dog and when The Professor insists that he stop with the excuse of pissing, Marseille receives him with these words on his return: “Well pee? Pissing is a relief sometimes”. The Professor has actually been crying.

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“There are always happy days to remember, and the more screwed up you are, the more you remember those days,” Tokyo in off referring to the football game with the whole band in the Florentine monastery and a bit almost putting himself in the shoes of the locked up spectators and remembering better days. “That’s nostalgia, discovering things from the past that you didn’t even suspect were happiness then, yes they were.”

“He had been a good captain, but he was lousy playing as a team”, Tokio on the own goal that Palermo was going to score for the band helping Gandía (José Manuel Poga) break free.

“Can you believe it? I am pregnant. Who was going to say it!”, With these words, Inspector Alicia Sierra (Najwa Nimri) and her former co-worker and now detained: Raquel Murillo / Lisbon greet each other.

“Tokyo is a fucking Maserati and everyone wants a fucking Maserati.” Denver defining Tokyo and making Rio understand why it was such a bad idea for him to leave.

“To everything: ‘Yes, forgive me, darling.’ The wise words of Bogotá giving sentimental counsel to Denver and explaining how she should respond to every reproach in Stockholm when she is angry.

“Marseille, you are going to force me to come to blows.” The Professor when he realizes that Lisbon must be alive and has an urge to go to the Bank of Spain. A few words that provoke this wise reaction from Marseille: “This is not the plan, it is improvisation and you always say: No improvisation.” And from there they go to hands.

“How many infatuations have you had that today seem like someone else’s life?” Alicia trying to convince Raquel to stop falling in love and tell her where the Professor is.

“Treason is inherent in love.” Berlin being Berlin.

“Sergio Marquina: emotional coldness, compulsive narcissism, pathological shyness, psychopathic features. A gem, come on.” Alicia describing the Professor with her natural grace and ending with a: “Chupi, of course. A psychopath can be hilarious” at the words of Raquel’s defense.

“What about you? That some kids have stopped you on the street and you have become an NGO? Now you are from Amnesty International? Don’t screw with me!”, Colonel Tamayo told Antoñanzas when he complained that they had not followed the law and Raquel is not legally detained.

“This is an attack on the authority. You do not know what trouble you are getting into. We are in a truce”, Antoñanzas to the Professor when he makes a visit to his house at night. The Professor responds with a: “Sometimes truces are the most important thing in war.”

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“If you allow me the advice, don’t fall in love with a heist. It brings bad luck.” Tokyo on its relationship with Rio and Stockholm with Denver, all of them collapsed.

“That woman cannot be left alone to eat a petit-suisse.” Alicia, about Raquel’s mother and how she will start talking when they find her.

“I make ravioli. It needs energy.” Marseille to the Professor when he is trying to find a way to liberate Lisbon.

“So a Maserati … I can give you a ride if you want.” Tokyo to Denver. Denver never dares to turn around.


The fourth of The Paper House.


“The real chaos, dear Sergio, does not make noise.” Palermo to the Professor. A Palermo that needs to be in love with the plan to stay faithful to the band.

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“We have a couple of very good suggestions for the country’s economy. The governor will know how to appreciate them.” Berlin when he and Palermo tell Professor that Berlin is going to pose as Alfredo Kesman, a risk analyst and economics expert.

“A Ceylon black tea with cardamom would be amazing. If it doesn’t do me any black tea.” Berlin, in full Kesman personality, asking something frankly snobbish to Amanda, the assistant to the Governor of the Bank of Spain. Nobody believes that any type of black tea is worth it.

“You don’t mind being called a torturer in the media. But Germán. Germán does care.” Raquel, trying to seek Alicia’s conscience reminding her that her husband would be ashamed of the methods he uses. Something that ends up forcing Alicia to confess to her and to the whole world that her husband died two months ago of pancreatic cancer.

“Put the news on.” The last words of Alicia’s husband before dying.

“The 2008 thing was a joke. Now comes the real crisis.” The words, which now seem almost prophetic, of Berlin still posing as Kesman when he talks to the Governor of the Bank of Spain and advises him to bet on gold.

“How you like to hear yourself Professor. You sound like a radio host.” Alice the Professor during one of his many phone conversations. Luckily he is no longer asking questions like what he is wearing.

“If you already had me with the stick.” Bogotá, to Nairobi, when he sees that she has softened towards him. “Don’t come too high either because you’re not going to make me eighth.” And Nairobi to Bogotá, showing him that he likes it but without him going to believe that they are going to have a child together.

“What we don’t see is also what obsesses us the most because when the doubts have started it is not easy to stop them.” Tokyo in off at another time that seems almost prophetic in the series.

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“I am fucking Dani.” Denver being Denver.

“Julia. Too long without seeing each other, right?” Julia to Moscow when he refers to her as Juanito. Julia is the goddaughter of Moscow and someone who will play a fundamental role in the robbery of the Bank of Spain.

“So neither you nor I get caught,” Nairobi to Helsinki, when both are together in Argentina. She complains that everyone believes they are a couple, but Helsinki does not like women.

“You and I family forever”, Helsinki to Nairobi that same day and will still give him a profound teaching: “It takes more courage in love than for war and you are brave.”

“You have made me come back from the dead to stick the badge on you,” Nairobi, the world’s most motivating boss, trying to get her “employees” to melt gold more quickly.

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“Gandía was an animal. He could have taken refuge in his cave after having injured two of his prey, but that went against his nature. He was a predator.” Tokyo in off about Gandía, who has ended up showing how animal he is in this chapter.

“Before you scattered us around the world, this band has been the closest thing to family I’ve ever had.” Nairobi, eating the perfectly cut cheese that The Professor is plating and reflecting on the importance of family. In addition to asking him to be the biological father of his next child. He will agree clarifying that “the natural method is completely ruled out” to conceive the creature.

“Sometimes it is preferable to get up and die standing up than to live all your life on your knees.” Arturito trying to revolutionize the hostages and to make the Governor of the Bank of Spain confront Matías, the only one who is watching them. Luckily the governor has two fingers in front of him, calls him a clown and says: “If you want to die standing up, get up and walk.”

“Point number one: I’ve always been a woman.” Manila / Julia to Denver, trying to explain how she has always felt even though she didn’t have boobs before and now she does.

“I imagine that you and the Professor will be one of those with a powder every 30 days and missionary position. Of course, with a billion.” Alicia a Lisboa / Raquel, trying to make her jealous for her sex life and to get her to confess something. To finish off with a: “I am more than knowing the person. I’m not going with the first gafapasta that comes out there.”

“It’s over Christmas alone with Helsinki, you don’t even know a Christmas carol,” Nairobi after Tokyo promises her they’ll skip the rule of never seeing each other again when they leave the Bank.


Stockholm, Nairobi, Lisbon and Tokyo.


“Mil Leches, I told you I was going to kill you.” Gandia just before executing Nairobi.

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“It is not a suit. It is a financial uniform, of filthy executive who consults the Nikkei index having dinner with his stinking lover.” Berlin changing into a public space and referring to the suit he has worn to pose as Kesman in front of the Governor of the Bank of Spain.

“We will return what they have done to Nairobi multiplied by one hundred.” The Professor promising revenge.

“That not a gram of gold remains there, that I want to leave here shitting shit.” Stockholm to Denver after taking over command at the foundry, replacing Nairobi.

“You can’t take a taxi and say, ‘Take me to the torturers’ house, please.’ Marseille, a little frustrated, in his attempt to find the place in Algeria where Rio was tortured. As if that were not enough, she is polyglot but does not speak Berber.

“The bitch loves”. One of the messages from the coffin in which Nairobi is removed from the bank.

“With all this shit, my sugar has gone down. The cookies! Where are the cookies?” Tamayo, facing the public image crisis that the Police and the National Intelligence Center are suffering after El Professor leaked the information about the torture they subjected to Rio.

“We are going to carry out a plan that would be branded as crazy by anyone in their right mind. So forget about your right mind.” The Professor to the group of Asturian miners who come to the rescue for the Paris plan.

“No rule of law and I would say that no democracy would do something similar.” Colonel Prieto lying to the press with sarcasm and arrogance.

“What the National Intelligence Center never expects is that we win over intelligence.” The Professor about his methods to prove that the torture to Rio is true.

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“You will think of me but I will not think of you.” Berlin to Palermo and being perfectly aware that the Argentine is very hung up on him. “I know something of the love that I have married five times,” adds Berlin and confesses to Palermo that they are 99 percent soul mates. The remaining 1 percent is a mitochondria.

“Distance is sometimes the only way to find peace.” Berlin saying goodbye to Palermo.

“If I were his mother, I’d be lighting candles.” Palermo on the unstable state of health of Gandía after he has been cured.

“I didn’t calculate the pain I was going to generate for you.” Palermo apologizing to Helsinki because he was responsible for Gandía’s escape. And there Helsinki and Palermo a bit that promise eternal love.

“I have come here to save all these people, to be a hero.” Arturito being Arturito: unbearable. Luckily Manila neutralizes it soon.

“Listen to me, we are going to win this war.” The Professor when Lisbon enters the Bank of Spain. The band responds with “For Nairobi!”.

Checkmate, son of a bitch. Although in reality the best phrase of the season is the last one. The one Alicia tells the Professor when he surprises him and points a pistol at him. We will have to see what great phrases the season 5 of The paper house.