Franklin & Bash

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • Rachel: What kind of monster do you think I am?
    Jared: Shapeshifter.
    Peter: Swamp demon.

Notes (21)

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, August 22, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Friday, August 24, 2012 on DAJTO

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, August 29, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Friday, August 24, 2012 on DAJTO

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, September 5, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Friday, August 31, 2012 on DAJTO

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, September 12, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Friday, August 31, 2012 on DAJTO

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, September 19, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Saturday, September 8, 2012 on DAJTO

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, September 26, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Saturday, September 8, 2012 on DAJTO

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, October 3, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Friday, September 21, 2012 on DAJTO

  • Original International Air Dates:
    United Kingdom: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 on E4/E4 HD
    Canada: Monday, October 10, 2011 on Bravo
    Slovakia: Friday, September 21, 2012 on DAJTO

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Trivia (5)

  • While discussing the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey", Stanton Infeld says: "I love that director",referring to Stanley Kubrick. Malcolm McDowell starred in Kubrick's next film after "2001", "A Clockwork Orange".

  • Goof: Damien says "INS is not in the business of simply blessing marriages." While he is correct that immigration authorities don't simply rubber stamp marriages of convenience, he has the agency's acronym wrong. The Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS) ceased to exist in 2003. These days, the agency that evaluates fiancee visa applications is called US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS.)

  • Towards end of the episode, a shot taken in the Malibu beachhouse shows a poster on wall of A Clockwork Orange.The lead character in the film was played by Malcolm McDowell who plays Stanton Infeld

  • Peter learns Charlie previously dated rock star Richie Sambora (of the band Bon Jovi).  In real life, Sambora is the ex-husband of co-star Heather Locklear.

  • When Damien (Reed Diamond) meets the Duke of Weddington (Kevin McKidd), he quips that the Duke looks very familiar. This is a little easter-egg for viewers who have also watched the show Journeyman in which Diamond and McKidd played brothers.

Allusions (2)

  • Franklin: Karp Cougar Mellencamp!

    Allusion to American rock singer John Cougar Mellencamp,

  • Whilst discussing being interred in space Peter asks Jared if he thought he would be floating around all "2001" style. Infeld then says: "I love that director!', a clear reference to Stanley Kubrick who directed 2001 and McDowell as Alex in A Clockwork Orange.