Sammy and the Professor

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Quotes (12)

  • Donald: is there a Mrs. Carla LeBec here? Carla: Who wants to know? Donald: I'm Donald Zajac, Internal Revenue Service. Carla: I'm the widow LeBec.

  • Alice: (to Rebecca) You don't have to impress me, you never did.

  • Carla: Hey teach, I'm Carla LeBec. Listen I got this business problem. I'm being audited by the IRS and I'm a little scared. Alice: Well don't be. The IRS auditors aren't inherently evil monsters and sadists. They're people just like you. Carla: Boy I'm in worse trouble than I thought.

  • Waiter: Have you made up your mind yet? The rest of your party are already on their salads! Rebecca: Alright, is the swordfish fresh? Waiter: It was when you started ordering

  • Rebecca: She's also the author of a book that's on the best sellers list. Maybe you've heard of it "Speak Out and Score." Sam: Oh yeah, I read that book Rebecca: You read her book? You read a book? Sam: It was an accident. Who knew "Speak Out and Score" would be about business. I thought it was about babes. Oddly enough that business stuff really works on babes!

  • Frasier: You know Carla, the fear of opening the letter can be much worse than actually reading it Carla: I guess you're right Frasier: There you go, Carla, nothing to fear but fear, itself... Carla: I'm getting audited! Frasier: And that!

  • Norm: Come on audits happen everyday. I did thousands of them when I was an accountant. All you need to do is get yourself a good accountant. Carla: Will you do it? Norm: Sorry Carla, I'm a painter now. I can't do it. But if you want your jail cell painted Navajo White I've got an extra... Carla: Listen I'm desperate. I'll pay you. Norm: Okay all right, I'll do it.

  • Norm: It looks like you'll have to bury the auditor in paperwork. Get your hands on all your receipts, if you don't have them, make them up Carla: That's illegal Norm: Okay, if you don't wanna... Carla: No, the kids will love it! We'll make it a family project!

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Notes (1)

  • This episode was filmed on December 12, 1989.

Trivia (2)

  • In the restaurant, Sam orders for Rebecca while he and the professor are eating their salads. Rebecca's meal arrives before the others a mere 2 minutes later while they're still on their salads, even though they ordered long before she did.

  • When the professor first enters Cheers, Sam hits on her from the bar counter and the stage lights are clearly visible above his head.