Filthy Lucre

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (6)

  • Hank: And I think this is where we should part company. I think I see a cab with my name on it. Bill: Don't be ridiculous. Hank: No, ah, Bill, it's just a figure of speech, there's really not a cab with my name on it.

  • Charlie: Get yourself a new car! Hank: I don't want a new car, I like me old's got character. Charlie: Yeah well, if by character you mean it's got lady juice in every nook and cranny of the upholstery, then yes, you're absolutely right. Hank: That explains a lot, actually.

  • Becca: (referring to Hank's new car) Wow, it's even more phallic than the last one!

  • Hank: I suggest that you brew one of your specialty teas... Karen: Oh really. Hank: ... settle into a backbreaking piece of modern furniture, and curl up with your favorite author. Karen: Alright, Martin Amis, or a Virginia Woolf or a Charles Bukowski. Hank: Imposters, all.

  • Mia: Hi, Bill. Bill: "Dad" or "daddy," please.

  • Becca: Father? Hank: Offspring? Becca: That was a nice guitar. Hank: Yes. Sometimes, it's best not to get involved in the affairs of others. Becca: That's interesting, coming from the most intrusive man I know.

Notes (3)

  • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Špinavý kšeft (Dirty Business)

  • Original International Air Dates:
    Australia: October 22, 2007 on Channel Ten
    Norway: January 2, 2008 on TV2
    Latin America: February 26, 2008 on Warner Channel
    Sweden: March 6, 2008 on TV4
    Denmark: April 27, 2008 on SBS Net
    Finland: May 12, 2008 on Nelonen
    Germany: July 9, 2008 on AXN
    Belgium: October 27, 2008 on 2BE
    Slovakia: October 31, 2011 on JOJ

  • This episode is rated TV-MA for graphic language and adult content.

Trivia (4)

  • Hank's address is shown as: Hank Moody 26 Westward Ave Los Angeles, CA 90291

  • Becca's band is called "Kill Jill".

  • David Duchovny has already been seen doing obscene things to Brigitte Bako, that was on the 1992 movie "Red Shoe Diaries".

  • Featured Music: Madeleine Martin - "Surrender" The Heavy - "That Kind of Man" The Black Angels - "Black Grease" Foo Fighters - "The Pretender"

Allusions (5)

  • Hank: (to Karen and Bill) Hey, hey, I don't wanna get your hopes up, guys, but you keep rolling this way with the marital discord and I see you across from Oprah on the big yellow couch, fingers crossed. This is a reference to The Oprah Winfrey Show, which debuted in 1986. The show, hosted by Oprah Winfrey, is America's longest-running daytime talk show.

  • Hank: It's a's a short novel, more like a novella. It's a modern day answer to Lolita, really. Lolita is a novel by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov that was published in 1955. The book's main character, Humbert Humbert, is a middle aged man who develops a relationship with a twelve year-old girl.

  • When Charlie catches Marcy with Dani she mentions that they watched Bound. The main characters of Bound are a lesbian couple who try to steal money from the mafia.

  • Charlie: By the time I get through spinning nobody will be able to tell whether it's a piece of shit or a heartbreaking work of staggering genius. Referencing the memoir released in 2000 by Dave Eggers entitled A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius. The book was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and reached number one on the New York Times best sellers list.

  • J. R. R. Tolkien Hank refers to Bill as "Bilbo Baggins", the lead character in Tolkien's The Hobbit, and who also appears in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.