Reaper

Greg, Schmeg

Season 1, Ep 16, Aired 5/6/08
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  • Episode Description
  • When the Devil refuses to offer Sam any help on capturing the latest escaped soul, the gang turns to Gladys for help. Gladys then takes the guys to her demon friend Dennis who at first refuses to help but later on offers Sam a homemade vessel because he feels sorry that his parents sold his soul to the Devil. Meanwhile, Andi's ex-boyfriend Greg returns and Sam discovers that he has a plan to get her back.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ray Wise

    The Devil

  • Rick Gonzalez

    Benjamin "Ben" Gonzalez

  • Bret Harrison

    Sam Oliver

  • Tyler Labine

    Bert "Sock" Wysocki

  • Christine Willes

    Gladys

  • Fan Reviews (9)
  • what's the name of the ''demon'' that kisses sock ??

    By milan1022, May 03, 2011

  • This episode was a bit too slow for me

    By nofeartina, Jul 11, 2008

  • Again i don't like this box... HUGE Spoiler Alert, i tend to run off at the keyboard And it was painful to watch, it hurt me to take the time out of my day to watch it. The future me has just figured out that i outlined the ep

    By hempknight89, May 12, 2008

  • Pretty mediocre, but it was still funny at parts.

    By krazy4crack, May 31, 2008

  • Greg returns

    By exterminator25, May 24, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (23)

    • Sam: See, the thing is the Devil gave Greg this Jedi mind trick power. Here's the plan. You've gotta get Greg out of your head. You can't see him, you can't talk to him. Andi: But he knows where I work. Sam: Then we'll get new jobs. Andi: But he knows where I live. Sam: Then we'll run away together. Do you like Buffalo? He'll never find us in Buffalo.

    • Greg: Sam, I've got some advice for you. Walk away. You're never gonna win Andi back. I've got the Devil on my side. Sam: That's the thing, Greg. The Devil isn't on anyone's side. The Devil is on The Devil's side. Ben: There's always a catch. Sam: The Devil made Andi love you right? Did you ask him to make her stop loving me? Greg: She still loves you? So if Andi still loves you, then that means we'll never be happy together and I gave away my soul for nothing? Sock: See. He isn't that dumb.

    • Ben: Next time I'm marrying for money, I'll charge triple.

    • Gladys: I'm going to Acapulco next week, and I need someone to watch over my cat. Sock: Okay, by cat do you mean cat, or do you mean some kind of dragon?

    • Devil: (to Sam) When are you going to learn? The only person playing by the rules is you.

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    Notes (5)

    • For this episode, Colby Johannson was nominated for the 2009 Leo Award for Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series.

    • International Airdates: Spain: July 28, 2008 on AXN Denmark: August 1, 2008 on Kanal 5 Latin America: October 3, 2008 on Universal Channel Czech Republic: October 25, 2008 on AXN Norway: Saturday, April 18, 2009 on TVNorge Germany: August 10, 2009 on ProSieben Australia: June 16, 2010 on 7TWO

    • Colby Johannson starred in Freddy Vs. Jason, about a masked serial killer. Now, he's playing one.

    • Music: Buffalo Gals (Lubly Fan, 1844) Goodbye Mr. A (The Hoosiers, 2007)

    • Andrew Airlie and Valarie Rae Miller are credited but don't appear.

    Trivia (4)

    • Vessel: A Nerf gun

    • Trivia: This is the first episode that does not have an escaped soul.

    • Granted, their conversation in the staff room when they discuss Sam being sensitive isn't too revealing. However, they mention that the Devil is involved quite loudly, despite the fact that other employees are present.

    • When Sam hides from the chainsaw killer under the shelving unit at the Work Bench, the "dart" from the vessel is missing from the barrel of the gun. In the next shot, the dart is clearly seen in the barrel. In the subsequent shot, the dart is again missing from the barrel.

    Allusions (6)

    • The Devil on the sidewalk, whistling: Alludes to It's A Wonderful Life, including the mansion in front of which George serenades Mary in the movie.

    • Gladys: A few too many years spent down in the ninth circle, if you know what I mean. This is reference to Dante Alighieri's poem called The Divine Comedy. In the first part of the poem called Inferno Dante writes about the structure of Hell which is built out of nine circles. The last circle, the ninth, is reserved for the worst sinners: the traitors.

    • Sock: Was it bolted to his wrist like Ash from Evil Dead? Referencing the Evil Dead movies, directed by Sam Raimi and starring Bruce Campbell as Ash. In the second movie Ash is forced to cut off his demon-possessed hand and replaces it with a chainsaw.

    • Ben: Was his face made up of human skin like in The Texas Chainsaw? Referencing The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), directed by Tobe Hooper. The film tells the tale of a sadistic family of cannibals. The iconic figure of the movie is Leatherface, a man who wears a mask made of human skin and wields a chainsaw.

    • Devil: Kind of a Jedi mind trick.
      Referencing the mystical order of warriors of the Star Wars universe. Due to their mastery of the Force, the Jedi can manipulate the weak-minded and force them to do their bidding.

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