The Release

Season 3, Ep 8, Aired 7/30/06
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  • Episode Description
  • Vince and the entourage receive news that "Queens Boulevard" will be receiving a nationwide release. Ari must compromise with a rival to avoid threats from a group of aggressive agents. Drama is nervous about an important audition and begins to take his anger out on everyone.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Doug Ellin

  • Patty Jenkins

  • Brian Burns

  • Adrian Grenier

    Vincent Chase

  • Jeremy Piven

    Ari Gold

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • Review

    By cavanagh15, Aug 13, 2007

  • Ari steals the episode... again.

    By ionic27, Aug 02, 2006

  • Storyline Advancement: With the exception of Turtle, the entire gang had important twists in their stories. The twist and turns the writers take you through were unexpected.

    By cpoore1, Aug 02, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • Ari: (upon realising that Babs tricked him into going to lunch with the head of every agency) I always knew that you liked dick, Babs. I just didn't know you were a cocksucker.

    • Drama: I'm a LASER. Turtle: You're a retard, but okay.

    • Drama: I'm officially a loser. Turtle: I don't know about "officially."

    • Babs: Ari, you have no money, and I have too much. Ari: So what do you want? Babs: To fuck...kidding. I want 60% and my name on top. Ari: I'd rather fuck.

    • Ari: This is not a drill. This is an emergency! Lloyd: Well, who’s going to man the phones? Ari: Fuck the phones, Lloyd! Unless Carmen Electra calls for an emergency titty-fuck, don’t answer!

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    Notes (4)

    • In Latinamerica, this episode aired on November 14, 2007, on HBO OLE.

    • Location Credits Lunchtime for Ari Mastro's Steakhouse 246 N. Canon Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Drama loses it in a coffee shop. Dialog Coffee 8766 Holloway Dr. West Hollywood, CA 90069 Miller Gold is born from Ari and Barbara. Hamburger Hamlet 9201 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069

    • Music Credits "My House" by Lloyd Banks "In My Hood" by Freddie Gangsta Gibbs "Woman" by Wolfmother "I Looked At You" by The Doors "In My Head" by Queens Of The Stone Age

    • The company Legend Films was tasked with colorizing the Queens Boulevard scene within this episode. The company's speciality is colorizing old black and white films so that classic cinema appeals more to the younger generation.

    Allusions (1)

    • Ari: It's like a meeting of the five families. Maybe I should have a gun taped up in the bathroom stall. This is a reference to Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, where Michael Corleone has a gun taped up in the bathroom of a restaurant to later kill Sollozzo.

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