Game Over

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (7)

  • Rip: Raquel, I'm a simple man. I drive in circles all day - that is, when I'm not catching on fire.

  • Billy: Dad, when's the last time you did a full lap without blowing up? Rip: October!

  • (After Rip can't figure out which buttons to push in the Minivan) Billy: Don't you drive cars for a living, dad? Rip: Shut up.

  • Billy: Alice is goin bra shopping with her dad.

  • Rip: How was the first day of school? Billy: Damn. I knew I was supposed to do something today.

  • Rip: I know this pet was supposed to bring us closer together. But I say we cut our losses and get back to the crappy old days.

  • (after being punched by a guy who kind of looks like Tommy Vercetti) Rip: What is this, Vice City?

Notes (6)

  • The debut of Game Over posts some of UPN's worst first-run numbers this season.

  • Marisa Tomei played the role of, Agent Raquel Smashenburn in the unaired pilot.

  • Abe, the alien guy from Oddworld, can be seen sneaking through the waste dump.

  • A billboard for "Got Milk," featuring Crash Bandicoot can be seen in the first scene at the NASCAR Stadium.

  • Game Over: Meet the Smashenburns presented an encore presentation on March 12th.

  • Aired in the UK.

Trivia (2)

  • The end credits misspelled Brandy's name as "Brady."

  • In the scene looking down on the house with Alice hanging from the tree, the tree looked somewhat liked the Holy Cross.

Allusions (4)

  • Billboard: Got Milk
    This is a popular ad campaign, where various celebrities are shown with milk mustaches. In this version, popular game character, Crash Bandicoot, is seen with a milk mustache on a billboard at the raceway.

  • The title of the episode is a play of the 1992 film Basic Instinct.

  • Title: Into the Woods Possibly referring to the Broadway Musical Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine where 5 fairy tales intertwine in an adventure to retrieve objects to complete a spell.

  • This episode name is a play on the title of the famous movie Mommy Dearest .