Roommates

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (25)

  • Katie: So Mark's an actor, and Hope works in TV. (to Hope) Maybe you could help him out? Mark: So Hope, what are you working on at the moment? Hope: It's a show about a girl, who meets a boy, and never sees that boy again. And doesn't live with him because he's a baby, who wants tea. It's called "Wahh" Katie: Maybe Mark could audition for it! Mark: Actually Katie, I've got a new audition for a show. I'm up to play a desperate man who knows a girl's secret, and threatens to expose her in a heartbeat if she stands in his way. It's called "I'm moving in, so deal with it". Katie: Oh, fun. Hope: You know, I think I know a producer who's working on that actually Mark. I met him on a reality show called "I will dance on your grave".

  • Katie: Good day at work? Hope: Oh you know, the life of a TV executive. We're pitching a documentary about the ancient Greeks and how they built the Pyramids. Katie: Wasn't that the ancient Egyptians? Hope: (pauses for a moment) That's what they want you to think. We're blowing the lid off of that!

  • Hope: (handing Mark his coffee) Here you go sir. Mark: Oh excuse me, um, This is coffee. I ordered tea. Hope: No you didn't. Mark: Yes I did. Hope: (sarcastically) It's a hot drink. Mark: I have a big interview this morning, can I just have my tea instead? Hope: (groans, goes to get the tea and comes back) Here's your tea sir. (hands Mark the tea, and the a piece of paper) And here's your prize for being this week's most anal customer.

  • Mark: So do you still see anyone from high school? Katie: You remember Ben Armstrong? Mark: What a jerk. He super glued my hands to my face. Katie: We got together after college. Mark: Really? Nice Guy. Great at gluing.

  • Thom: (takes a sip of cereal and chicken noodle soup) You know, you'd expect cereal and chicken noddle soup to taste good together, but they don't. (he takes another sip of it) Nope, it really doesn't.

  • Hope: Katie, don't get me wrong, I like Ben. Katie: You do? Hope: No.

  • (about Mark moving into her apartment) Katie: Well that would be perfect! Just look me up, I'm on Facebook. Mark: I know.

  • Mark: (Mark walks towards the kitchen where James is fixing the plumbing on the sink) So how's it coming? James: These pipes are really clogged, I'll need another tool. Mark: (Mark rips off his pants, and James looks excited) I've got your tool right here. (James wakes up in bed screaming, revealing it was a dream)

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Trivia (6)

  • Mark never pays for his tea.

  • After saying he is deaf, Dean walks out off the room into the main room of the coffee shop. However, when the scene switches to that room, he is nowhere to be seen.

  • Hope's last name is revealed to be Daniels.

  • When Mark and Jenny return from their third date, Jenny says that Mark asked her out for the second date, but it was actually her who wanted the second date.

  • Katie tells Hope that the Human Resources department is on a different level, yet Hope returns saying the door is locked not even a minute later.

  • Melinda's last name is McKey, but whether or not this is James' last name is unknown. Due to being divorced for two years, it is possible that McKey could be her maiden name and not James and his father's last name.

Allusions (2)

  • Thom: Before you know it, you've proven that you're a lady in the streets, and a freak in the sheets. This is a reference to Usher's song Yeah! where one of Ludacris' lines is "we want a lady in the street but a freak in the bed".

  • In this episode, Tim Reid plays the father of Tamera Mowry's character. Tim and Tamera previously played father and daughter in the hit TV show Sister, Sister.