Dave's World

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (2)

  • Dave (V.O.): Life is filled with defining moments -- your first job, your first car, the first time you're released into the custody of your parents.

  • KENNY: If you didn't know me, and met me at a party, what would you think? BETH: I'd think, "What am I doing at this crappy party?"

Notes (9)

  • Andy Berman is credited as Andrew Mark Berman.

  • Markie Post's cameo in this episode marks a reunion between her and Harry Anderson. They starred in Night Court together from 1985 until 1991.

  • This episode was made for the 1st season.

  • This episode was made for the 1st season.

  • This episode was made for the 1st season.

  • Mel Torme's cameo marks a reunion of sorts for him and Harry Anderson. Mel had a recurring role as himself on Harry's previous sitcom Night Court.

  • John Larroquette's guest appearance marks a reunion for him and Harry Anderson. The two starred together in Night Court from 1984 through 1992. This is the second time a Night Court cast member has appeared on Dave's World.

  • This episode was a reunion of sorts for folks from the cast & crew of Night Court. It was written by Harry Anderson, who played Judge Stone on Night Court, and guest stars former Night Court regulars Markie Post and Will Utay.

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Trivia (1)

  • Continuity Error: Carly has aged considerably in the past year. She was elementary school last year, but is now able to drive.

Allusions (10)

  • Episode Title: It's a Small Van After All This is a reference to the Disney song and attraction, "It's a Small World After All."

  • Episode Title: Four Characters in Search of a Ring The episode title refers to a famous Italian play by Luigi Pirandello, Six characters in Search of an Author.

  • The episode title is taken from Pauline Kael's celebrated first volume of iconoclastic film criticism.

  • Episode Title: The Last Auction Title This title comes from the 1993 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, Last Action Hero.

  • Episode Title: A Nightmare on Maple Street This episode's title refers to the 1984 horror classic, A Nightmare on Elm Street.

  • Episode Title: Tommy Doesn't Live Here Anymore This title refers to the 1975 Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, and Dianne Ladd film, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.

  • Episode Title: Death of a Saleswoman This episode title refers to the 1949 Arthur Miller classic play, Death of a Salesman.

  • The episode title refers to a line from William Shakespeare's Othello, in which he calls jealousy a green-eyed monster.

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