From the Earth to Starbucks

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (9)

  • Mary Valley: Your name is Lassiter, too? Shawn: Yes, that's correct. Carlton Lassiter. Mary Valley: But, you're not affiliated with a Detective Carlton Lassiter who I met before. Shawn: Not in any way, shape or form. Different departments. Matter of fact, I spell mine with a K. Two of them.

  • Gus: Something wrong? Jessica: They've been in there forty-five minutes. Gus: So? Jessica: It's a four minute show. (The audience and Shawn exit the planetarium) Shawn: And that, ladies and gentlemen, is precisely why time travel is not only possible, but may have already happened.

  • Shawn's Date: I hope you don't mind being a rebound. Shawn: Uh, I usually prefer it… but, not in this case.

  • Shawn's Date: I signed up for a painting class today. Shawn: You know they make the kind of paint you can eat now.

  • Gus: What are you doing Shawn? Shawn: What are WE doing? Dude we're undercover. Gus: We are not undercover. Shawn: Sure we are, I'm the employee and you are the customer. Gus: I am the customer. Shawn: See, you're already in character, like Don Cheadle.

  • Gus: You want me to wear a wire? Shawn: Just this little baby one. (holds up a big wire)

  • Lassiter: Can I tell you a secret? Shawn: I wouldn't recommend it. No.

  • Shawn: I've been having this reoccurring dream where I'm flying over Auckland on the back of a swan made primarily of coco. His name is Clem. But.. YOUR dream was pretty interesting too.

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Notes (3)

  • Featured Music "Middle Of Nowhere" by Hot Hot Heat

  • International Airdates Germany – 29 January 2008 on RTL Czech Republic – 30 July 2008 on Prima Finland – 9 March 2009 on MTV3

  • Nicole Lyn, who plays Jessica, Gus's latest crush, is Dulé Hill's wife in real life.

Trivia (2)

  • Nitpick: During his press conference, Hugo claims that the planet "he" discovered is Earth-like. However, the telescope he is seen using is not nearly large or powerful enough to resolve an Earth-sized planet around another star. Even the largest telescopes today are unable to directly view Earth-sized planets around other stars.

  • Psych-Out: Gus has some problems getting through a line, "We made a deal. Yesterday. We're equal partners. That means we collectively decide which appointments to make, which cases to take."

Allusions (1)

  • Shawn: I only need you for a minute, like when Kenickie needed Danny Zuko. And you get to be Travolta in the analogy. Kenickie and Danny Zuko are characters from the movie musical Grease, which was released in 1978.