Arli$$

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • Arliss: I was disillusioned with the war, Donnie. Colonel Donnie Sadowski: Oh, bullshit! You were never a conscientious objector! You never had a conscience!

Notes (36)

  • The French episode title is "Un homme de notre temps", an exact translation.

  • "I Can't Help Myself" by The Four Tops was used for this season as its theme song.

  • The French episode title is "Rien de personnel", meaning "Nothing Personal".

  • The French episode title is "Les Athlètes sont nos modèles", meaning "Athletes Are Our Role Models".

  • The French episode title is "Comment gagner même quand c'est perdu d'avance", meaning "How to Win When You've Already Lost".

  • The French episode title is "Et les supporters?", meaning "And the Fans?".

  • The French episode title is "Vive la liberté!".

  • The French episode title is "Les Couleurs de l'arc-en-ciel", an exact translation.

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Trivia (2)

  • We learn Milhous is Arliss' middle name.

  • We learn October 9, 1955 is Arliss' birthday.

Allusions (13)

  • Sucre Ray Santos is an obvious reference to Sugar Ray Leonard.

  • One rotisserie league named "Beverly's Johnson's" is actually named after supermodel Beverly Johnson.

  • Arliss and Rocky are in a spoof for a cable shopping network like HSN or QVC.

  • Dwayne Troy's doll is a parody of Penny Hardaway's "Lil' Penny" doll.

  • The character of Helga Krupp is an obvious reference to real-life former Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott.

  • In the hockey scene, the jerseys are a play on the Los Angeles Kings and the Montreal Canadiens.

  • The uniforms were a parody of the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins.

  • The UFL football league is a parody of what would become the XFL.

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