Sam at Eleven

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (3)

  • Carla: Tennis is a sissy game.

  • Diane: I'm sorry I was late, Sam. Is there anything I can do to make it up to you? Sam: Yeah, yeah but you wouldn't.

  • Coach: How's life treating you Norm? Norm: Like I ran over its dog.

Notes (6)

  • Julia Duffy auditioned for the role of Diane Chambers.

  • Harry Anderson would go on as Harry Stone on "Night Court" in 1984.

  • NBC rebroadcast this episode on December 30, 1982 and June 21, 1984.

  • First mention of Norm's wife, Vera.

  • Harry's last name, Gittes, is a reference to Jake Gittes from Chinatown.

  • Cliff does not appear in this episode, but John Ratzenberger is listed in the end credits. This is also Harry the hat's first episode.

Trivia (1)

  • Fred Dryer was originally considered for the role of Sam Malone.