About a Girl

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (88)

  • Jason: Are you ok? Amy: Am I ok? I haven't slept in two days, I am high on paint fumes, and in the middle of the night you invite me to appraise a price-winning poo!?

  • Amy: Do you guys have any paint? Jason: Yeah. On the 4th of July, me and the guys painted our bodies red and white and held our breath til we turned blue. Amy: Very patriotic... Jason: Yeah, that's what the emergency room doctor said...

  • Amy: I'm pretty sure she meant you on that "don't have sex" thing. Tammy: Too late...

  • Mrs. Ryan: Amy, you forgot your dressy dress. A girl never knows when she might have a special occasion... Amy: I thought leaving the dress was the special ocasion. Tammy: Mom's trying to keep you from having sex... Amy: Thanks. That hadn't occured to me...

  • Erin: (to Amy) It's official. You passed up a sorority to live in a man's armpit!

  • Erin: (About Jason) You are so busted! You know you're gonna have sex with him, right? Amy: Who said I was gonna have sex with him? Erin: Good, because you can't. Amy: Good, because neither can you.

  • Mrs. Ryan: I packed your lunch, dinner and don't have sex.

  • Benny: I'm about to take a dry shower for a change.

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Notes (1)

  • This episode marks the beginning of About a Girl's change in timeslot. The show originally aired Fridays on The-N, but it now airs on Saturdays.

Trivia (8)

  • Amy's car's name is Topless Tessy.

  • Dude's real name is Dilbert.

  • We learn that Dude is the lanlord. This is why he gets the "best" room.

  • In the beginning of the episode, when McRitchie is telling about his encounter with the professor, his hands doesn't have anything written. However, a few seconds later, it has a few "reminders," as McRitchie calls them.

  • Goof: Amy and Erin are outside talking when they notice that the boot was taken off of Amy's car. As Erin goes to get into the car, she takes her purse off her shoulder. In the next shot it's back on her shoulder.

  • In the 2nd episode Benny and McRitchie started a delivery service. But now it seemes like Benny and Dude changed places. Dude bought Benny's share of Rainbow Deliveries, which is the name of their delivery company.

  • Goof: After the concert, Stan is telling stories while Dude looks out the window for his dad. When Stan notices, Dude turns to talk to him, and lets go of the window curtain. A split second later when it changes to the next shot, he's seen letting go of the curtain again.

  • Goof: When McRitchie tells Jason to have his ex-girlfriends call him, he puts his hand on Jason's shoulder. In the next shot his hand is by his side.

Allusions (5)

  • Amy refers to Stacy as a "Laguna Bitch" This is an allusion to MTV's reality show, Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, a show that documents the lives of several teenagers living in Laguna Beach, a seaside community located in Orange County, California.

  • Benny: Is it just me or does it look like Abe Lincoln? Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1861 until his assassination.

  • McRitchie: Wow... OCD much? Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a psychiatric anxiety disorder most commonly characterized by a subject's obsessive, distressing, intrusive thoughts and related compulsions which attempt to neutralize the obsessions.

  • McRitchie: Which unfortunately made me a slam dunk to play Maria in "The Sound of Music." The Sound of Music is a 1965 film directed by Robert Wise and stared Julie Andrews in the lead role.

  • Punk'd Punk'd was an American hidden camera practical joke television series on MTV, produced and hosted by Ashton Kutcher, which first aired in 2003. Being "Punk'd" refers to having such a prank played on oneself, and to "punk someone" refers to making someone else the victim of the show's style of prank itself.