2 Broke Girls

And the Messy Purse Smackdown

Season 1, Ep 21, Aired 4/16/12
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  • Episode Description
  • Caroline's promise to do Earl's taxes gets put off, when she learns that Max has never filed.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Garrett Morris

    Earl

  • Kat Dennings

    Max Black

  • Beth Behrs

    Caroline Channing

  • Matthew Moy

    Han Lee

  • Jonathan Kite

    Oleg

  • Photos (11)
  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • 1.21 "And the Messy Purse Smackdown"

    By Edie70, Apr 19, 2012

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Caroline: (realizing she lost Earl's tax return) This is so not like me. The only thing I've ever lost is my virginity.

    • Bob: Hey, Max, what's up!?
      Max: Bob, wow, what are you doing here?
      Bob: I just filled my taxes like everyone else. Bob had a good year. (leaves)
      Caroline: Who was that?
      Max: My dealer.

    • Max: I'm a bum, she has a baby hanging off her nipple and she's filed her tax return.

    • Caroline: I can't believe your putting your financial future in the hands of a hipster tax place called 'The Tax of Life'
      Max: You know how the old proverb goes. You take the good, you take the bad, you take what's left and there you have Tax of life.

    • Caroline: Who is it?
      Sophie: (from behind door) It's Kim Kardashian. (Caroline opens door, and lets her in) OK, I'm not Kim Kardashian, I work for a living.

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    Notes (1)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: April 16, 2012 on Citytv
      United Kingdom: September 6, 2012 on E4/E4 HD
      Germany: January 29, 2013 on ProSieben
      Turkey: June 11, 2013 on CNBC-e

    Trivia (2)

    • Goof: Han tells Earl that employees are not along to drink the restaurants liquor, however in an earlier episode, And the Pop-Up Sale, Max, Caroline, and Earl openly drink alcohol from the restaurant in front of Han, and he mentions no such rule to them.

    • Max and Caroline's Current total: $675.00

    Allusions (2)

    • The name of the place Max goes to get her taxes done is a reference to the hit 80s sitcom, The Facts of Life, which ran for 9 seasons on NBC. The "proverb" Max references is a take on the shows theme song.

    • Max: Here you go, H & R Blonde.

      This is a play on the well known tax company, H & R Block.

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