Boy Meets World

The Pink Flamingo Kid

Season 3, Ep 17, Aired 2/16/96
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  • Episode Description
  • While filming a video for Shawn to send to his father, Cory catches a thief on tape at the trailer park. He wants to enter his tape into a news contest; and he doesn't understand why Shawn won't let him; that is, until he finds out that the criminal is part of Shawn's family.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alex D├ęsert

    Eli Williams (Season 3)

  • Will Friedle

    Eric Randall Matthews

  • Anthony Tyler Quinn

    Jonathan Turner (Seasons 2 - 4)

  • Ben Savage

    Cornelius A. 'Cory' Matthews

  • Rider Strong

    Shawn Patrick Hunter

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • Shawn defends Cory.

    By Canogaparkcindy, Aug 12, 2008

  • It was good!

    By VGFreak8, Jul 04, 2007

  • cory and shawn fight

    By CancerTheCrab, Jul 31, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Cory: Your uncle's insane. Shawn: It was an option, but he never pleaded that way. Cory: Look, I just think the tape would be better if we got the family to, you know, talk a little more. Uncle Mike: Hey. You want a Hunter to talk? Put 'em in a situation where they're not afraid to talk. (scene switches to Cory behind the camera) Cory: Action! (the Hunter family is lined up in the dark using voice disguisers) Hunter Family: Happy birthday, Chet, from all the Hunters here at this undisclosed location. Cory: Okay. I'm, I'm gonna turn the camera off, all right? I'm not going for my pocket.

    • Shawn: Well, family's really important to the Hunters. You know, my dad always said, "Where there's family, there's place to hide."

    • Alan: How much are they gonna charge you to appraise this stuff? Eric: Sixty dollars. Yeah, but you see I already had seventy in my wallet so it looks like I've already made 10 bucks.

    • Mr. Feeny: That junky, old lamp is worth over 800 dollars. Eric: With out a light bulb? Pshaw.

    • Eric: Four thousand dollars! I'm a millionaire! I'm a millionaire!

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    Notes (1)

    • Herschel Sparber returns as Shawn's Uncle Mike. He previously played the role in season two's By Hook or By Crook. The same actor played a delivery man in season two's Sister Theresa.

    Trivia (3)

    • Mr. Turner and Shawn's apartment number is 8.

    • After Cory leaves, Shawn hits his locker and then opens it without using a combination.

    • Shawn's half-brother, Eddie, is never seen or mentioned again. Yet a mere two years later, the discovery of his half-brother, Jack, is a big deal.

    Allusions (3)

    • Mr. Feeny: Let's not call it detention. I prefer Hooked On Feeny. Hooked On Feeny is an allusion to Hooked On Phonics, a commercial brand of educational materials.

    • Shawn: It'd be like Court TV without the Court. Court TV is a television network that deals with crimes. Today it is known as truTV.

    • Title: The Pink Flamingo Kid This references the 1984 Garry Marshall film, The Flamingo Kid.

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