3rd Rock from the Sun

Dick, Smoker

Season 1, Ep 5, Aired 2/6/96
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  • Episode Description
  • While Sally does a slow burn at being the often-overruled second in command, Dick lights up his life by taking up smoking.

  • Cast & Crew
  • David DeLuise

    Bug

  • John Lithgow

    Dick Solomon

  • Eddie Allen

    Dr. Bankson

  • Chris Hogan

    Pitman

  • David Dunard

    Mechanic

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • A terrific episode that shows Dick's misunderstanding of humanity

    By chriseternal, Jan 05, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Sally: Of course. This is a test.
      Tommy: What?
      Harry: For the next sixty seconds, she's going to emit a high-pitched tone.

    • Nina: (Talking about cigarettes)Have you ever read the warning on the side of the pack?
      Dick: (Looks at cigarette pack) Well I'm not a fetus.
      Nina: Those things will take ten years off your life.
      Dick: Yes, but that's off the end of your life and those years are crappy anyway.

    • Sally: I keep telling you to get all these things taken care of and yet nothing ever gets done!
      Dick: And yet you persist, good for you.

    • Dick: (At a Drive-Thru restaurant) Super-Combo #1.
      Sally: Super-Combo #4.
      Tommy: The Funtastic Goofy meal #2. (Everyone stares at him) You heard me.

    • Harry: By the second day I could hear my inner voice too. Tommy: What was it saying? Harry: I have no idea, I don't speak French.

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    Notes (2)

    • John Lithgow won the 1996 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance in this episode.

    • Jane Curtin does not appear in this episode.

    Trivia (1)

    • Dick seems to be reading a Chinese newspaper which is read from right to left, yet his head is suggesting a Japanese newspaper where the characters are top to bottom.

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