The Big Record

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (2)

  • Burkhalter: Have all security precautions been strictly observed? Klink: Ah, Herr General, don't I always do a good job for you? Burkhalter: If you did, I wouldn't be asking.

  • Schultz: We have to get into the rec hall. Newkirk: But how? Schultz: I'll think of something. Hogan: Perhaps we have to clean inside. Schultz: I've got it! We have to clean inside. (prisoners all cheer) Hogan: Ha ha! That's it!

Notes (3)

  • This episode marks the third of three unrelated appearances by Jack Riley.

  • This episode marks the fourth of four unrelated appearances by John Myhers.

  • This episode appears fourth on the VHS collection's "Entertaining the Troops" volume.

Trivia (1)

  • While Klink attempts to play the violin, his music is opened to a book labeled "Mozart."

Allusions (2)

  • Hogan tells Schultz that the latter's singing will be bad news for Nelson Eddy. Nelson Eddy was a popular singer during the War era, appearing in many films, notably those co-starring Jeanette MacDonald. His performance in Rose-Marie sent fans scrambling for autographs and kisses.

  • Newkirk references Goldilocks and the three bears. This alludes to a popular children's fairy tale where Goldilocks inadvertently enters the home of three bears and innocently samples the bears' porridge and beds.