Six Characters in Search of a House

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (9)

  • Bobby (in character of Peggy's house-selling play): That's why doctors will never tell you that homesick is the worst kind of sick.

  • Hank: Dale, I've told you before, get off my bed. Dale: (mocking'Don't sit on my bed'. 'Don't try on my belts'. You've got an awful lot of rules there...

  • Hank: Please don't ever compare acting to propane again.

  • (Hank and Bobby are reluctantly damaging the house before the inspector comes) Bobby: Dad, if it makes you feel any better, I don't want to be an actor anymore. Hank: Thank you, son.

  • Hank: I have no interest in selling the house where I raised my boy and my dog.

  • (Bobby mentions his dream of becoming an actor) Actor: Bobby, do you know I'm 36 and spend my weekends in a sandwich costume just to pay rent?

  • (Peggy is writing her script while Bobby looks on when Hank comes in) Bobby: Dad, mom's been typing for six hours straight! Except for that 15 minutes when she just started crying.

  • Tom Sizemore: I know what you're doing here - using actors to sell houses. Brilliant! You're making real estate history, Peggy! And I want to be a part of it, more specifically I want a part in it.

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Trivia (3)

  • Tagline: "Well, obviously babies aren't as stupid as they look." -Peggy

  • Boomhauer does not have any lines in this episode.

  • The poster shown at the beginning of the episode, with Sizemore appearing to be a giant, was mentioned in the eleventh season episode "Glen Peggy Glen Ross", when she accused him of false advertising.

Allusions (3)

  • Blonde Actor: "…you'll have to answer to the Jets".
    The Jets were one of the gangs in the movie "West Side Story".

  • At the beginning of the episode, there is a poster of Chris Sizemore standing above a miniature Arlen with his arms spread and palms up and the text Team Sizemore: Resurrecting the Housing Market. The picture of Chris Sizemore is a reference to God, with the text also having a religious connotation.

  • The title is an allusion to the play Six Characters in Search of an Author.