Boy Meets World

The Thrilla' in Phila'

Season 2, Ep 21, Aired 5/5/95
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  • Episode Description
  • Realizing that the school year is nearly over and he hasn't done anything yearbook worthy, Cory joins the wrestling team.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Will Friedle

    Eric Randall Matthews

  • Anthony Tyler Quinn

    Jonathan Turner (Season 2 - Season 4)

  • Danielle Fishel

    Topanga Lawrence-Matthews (Seasons 2+)

  • Ben Savage

    Cornelius A. 'Cory' Matthews

  • Rider Strong

    Shawn Patrick Hunter

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • It was good.

    By VGFreak8, Jun 05, 2007

  • The end of 7th grade

    By fullhouse346, Aug 04, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (6)

    • (Cory and Joey argue about where to hold the second fight) Joey: Tonight, midnight. The abandoned warehouse on seventh. Cory: No, Four o'clock; Feeny's backyard. Joey: No! Eight o'clock! The abandoned shipyard by the pier. Cory: No! Dinnertime! My kitchen! Joey: Is it abandoned?

    • Joey: Maybe I'll just whip your sorry, elfin duck-face now!

    • Shawn: OK, look. Joey trained with Frankie, the Immovable Object. My advice to you: Move.

    • Feeny: Set him down now. Vader: Feeny, you can't tell me what to do anymore. I'm not one of your punk students. I'm the face of death! Feeny: You were scarier when you had acne.

    • Jonathan: I thought you said you'd never have to fight! Cory: Mr. Turner, you should know by now; I'm wrong about absolutely everything!

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    Notes (2)

    • Kelly Packard who played Candy would eventually join the cast of Baywatch with Yasmin Bleeth a year later.

    • Pop Quiz was supposed to be the last episode of the series. However, the show did get picked up again and season two had three more episodes beginning seven weeks after this one aired. On the night that "The Thrilla in Phila" was shown, Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel hosted t.g.i.f. from the "Chubbie's" set and assured the viewers that it wasn't over yet.

    Trivia (5)

    • Cory: AB-negative. Mr. Turner: Universal recipient, that should come in handy. AB-positive is the universal recipient blood type.

    • In this episode, Kelly Packard appears as Candy. She previously appeared in the first season as Tracy, a girl who double dates with Eric and Jason.

    • Cory accepts a collect call at a pay phone.

    • Cory has a different locker in this episode. The locker he opens (with Joey in it), usually belongs to Eric; and Cory usually has a locker next to Shawn.

    • Mr. Feeny calls Frankie's father "Leslie". In New Friends and Old Amy calls him "Francis".

    Allusions (1)

    • Title: The Thrilla' in Phila This is a reference to the "The Thrilla in Manila", a boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.

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