The Golden Child

Season 2, Ep 1, Aired 9/18/91
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  • Episode Description
  • After being left alone in the kitchen for an unattended feeding bender, Baby starts to grow a strange protrusion from the top of his head. Baby's new horn is seen as freakish at first, but could it be significant of something more?

  • Cast & Crew
  • Sherman Hemsley

    B.P. Richfield

  • Sam McMurray

    Voice of Roy Hess

  • Sally Struthers

    Charlene Sinclair

  • Florence Stanley

    Grandma Ethel

  • Stuart Pankin

    Earl Sinclair

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • When baby starts growing a horn he is treated like royalty.

    By geekyguy65, May 01, 2007

  • Good Season 2 Premire

    By cdogg6705isback, May 27, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Earl: I came to take you home, but the guard at the door with the machine gun said that wouldn't be possible, son. Cave elder: He's not your son, he's the king. You have 2 minutes. Earl: I guess I didn't treat you much like a king, huh? You were new, you were my 3rd child and your mother says I should've spent more time with you. But then you became the king and they took you away. I just want you to know that even though all these guys think you're the king because you've got that horn, you will always be my son. Cave elder: Your time is up, touch the horn and be gone. (Earl touches the horn and it breaks, the Cave elders gasp) Earl: Son, the horn, it's falling off! You need the horn to be the king, without the horn you'll just be my son... Baby: Daddy. (Earl removes the horn and picks Baby up to take him home)

    • Robbie: I don't get it. What's the big deal about this cave of old guys? Earl: Terror. Horror. No one ever comes back. I hear they once made a guy bite off his own head.

    • Roy: You know, I don't often let people in on this, but there was one time in my life when I had short little stubby arms. (Earl looks at him incredulously) Roy: Yep, I did. Earl: Roy, you're a tyrannosaurus. Roy: What are you saying? Earl: Nothing.

    • Baby: Say it. Mr. Lizard: We're going to need another Timmy!

    • Fran: Finished your cereal? Baby: No cereal. Juice. Fran: First cereal, then juice. Baby: First juice. Fran: Then cereal? Baby: We'll see. (Fran sighs)

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    Notes (3)

    • Michael Dorn guest starred on this episode as one of the elders. Michael Dorn is better known as Worf on Star Trek: The Next Generation and as the Sandman in the Santa Clause 2 & 3 movie's.

    • This episode features the first appearance of the TV show "Ask Mr. Lizard."

    • The laugh track which was used in the first season has been removed.

    Trivia (2)

    • The DNN news anchor's name is Howard Handupme, a nod to the fact that all the characters are puppets, and also to the puppeteers who make them come to life.

    • When the "food" in the fridge is pouring the sugar into Baby's mouth, the sleeve of one of the puppeteers is visible.

    Allusions (2)

    • Watch Mr. Wizard The TV show that is on as the episode opens, Ask Mister Lizard, is much like the old early morning kids show, Watch Mister Wizard, hosted by Don Herbert. The show taught the basic lessons of science in a fun way.

    • The Golden Child: The title of this episode seems to be a spoof of the 1986 Eddie Murphy film, The Golden Child.

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