Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (4)

  • Eric: Oh, the French; our neighbors to the north.

  • Amy (to Cory): Well, maybe when you get a little older and a little more mature, maybe you'll realize that stunts and gimmicks are not what make you special. Eric (walking through the door): I'm dating a senior; I'm special!

  • Eric: You named the rats after yourselves? Cory: Yeah, Shawn's the one chewing the lock and I'm the one with the skin disease.

  • Alan: What's the worst that Feeny can do? Cory: Well, he's threatening to suspend me. Amy: Oh great; A big red "S" on his permanent record. Alan: Nobody looks at that. Who looks at that? Amy: Some colleges he applies to. Alan: Any college will let you in as long as you have enough money. Amy: Do we have enough money? Alan: No. (to Cory) You have to rat out your friend cause we're poor.

Trivia (3)

  • The ever-changing door leads to Feeny's office in this episode. Two episodes prior, in "Back 2 School", the door went to a boy's bathroom.

  • In the School District of Philadelphia, "The Scarlet Letter" is an 11th grade reading book. This season spans grades 7-9.

  • Janitor Bud says he didn't get a good look at Cory's accomplice, but he walks right next to Shawn in the newsroom.

Allusions (1)

  • Title: Notorious The episode title is a reference to the 1946 Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name.