Corner Gas

Coming Distractions

Season 5, Ep 16, Aired 3/31/08
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  • Episode Description
  • Hank has to resort to bribery to get Brent and Davis to see the latest hit movie with him. Oscar puts in a sidewalk in front of his house, and then forces Karen to guard it. Lacey joins the local women's club against her better judgment.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Andrew Carr (II)

    Cement Guy

  • Norm Hiscock

  • Gabrielle Miller

    Lacey Burrows

  • Kevin White (II)

  • Fred Ewanuick

    Hank Yarbo

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • Hank: Hey, could I have some money for Raptor Juice? Brent: I just paid for your movie, why would I pay for that too? Hank: So I don't tell Davis about you coming here with me.

    • Wanda: Yeah, looks like you gals are having a hoot. Lacey and I were just saying how much fun it was. Weren't we, Lacey? Lacey: I was. Emma: Oh, well, that's good, because the Purple Hats and I were thinking you'd be perfect for the group! Lacey: Oh, well, Wanda and I are really flattered. Emma: Oh, no, we're not asking Wanda; we're asking you. No offence, Wanda. Wanda: I'll find a way to get over it. (pause) Hey, look! I'm over it!

    • Wanda: Hey, what's up? Oscar: Nothing. Nothing at all. Isn't that right, Son? Brent: Son? Oh, right, that's me.

    • Hank: Hey, Brent, remember the part where Raptor Man flies through that giant door just before it closes? Brent: It wasn't a door, it was jaws, and no, I don't remember that, 'cause I wasn't there. Davis: So, how did you know they were jaws? Brent: He told me... before he forgot. Hank: (looking guilty) I went alone.

    • Oscar: I need you to protect my sidewalk. Wanda's been casing the joint so she can write her name. Davis: Oh, that's Wanda that's been writing her name. Oscar: Who else would be writing Wanda? Davis: I thought it was an acronym for something. Oscar: For what? Davis: Oh, I don't know. Western Association of Non-Developed Agencies. World Agencies for Non-Developed Associations. Wizards Against Naked Dancing in Alberta. William and Nadine's Dental Appliances. And those are just off the top of my head.

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    Trivia (2)

    • In the flashback to when Fitzy almost hit Oscar with his car, when Oscar says, "Jackass!" his mouth is not moving.

    • Karen: Yeah, I'm picking up Mertyl; she's got a bad hip. In Hurry Hard, (season 2, episode 11), the character of Mertyl Runciman is introduced. She couldn't participate in the Clavet Cup Bonspiel on the Leroy curling team due to her hip injury.

    Allusions (3)

    • Davis: No, no, I'm talking about Raptor Man 2. Brent: Oh, the first one was awesome! This one's supposed to be even awesome-er. Karen: You two nerds should put on your Spock ears and go together! Davis: This is a completely different genre. Brent: Yeah, we wear claws. Karen's mention of 'Spock ears' is a reference to Star Trek (1966 - 1969); the character of Spock (portrayed by Leonard Nimoy) was an alien, a Vulcan, who had pointy ears. Fans of the series, when attending conventions, dress up in 'Star Fleet' uniforms and also don pointy ears, as well as other facial appliances, in order to look like their favourite characters.

    • Lacey: Oh, that is so cute. Isn't that cute? Old gals sittin', havin' a hoot. Wanda: Who are you, Dr. Seuss? Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel (Mar. 2, 1904 - Sept. 24, 1991)) was an author of children's books. The books were written in short rhyming sentences, such as the one that Lacey used.

    • (after making a recording for Wanda) Emma: Can I go now, Spanky? Emma refers to Wanda as "Spanky"; Spanky was the leader of Our Gang (also known as The Little Rascals), an MGM-produced series of movie shorts that began in 1922. The gang of children often participated in wild schemes.

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