Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (110)

  • Jeff: Hi I'm Jeff Cahill Tina: I have a boyfriend Jeff: That's an unusual name. Do I detect some Native American blood?

  • Jeff: Let's start over. I'm Jeff Cahill Tina: I have a boyfriend. Jeff: Jeff Cahill Tina: Boyfriend Jeff: JC Tina: BF

  • Jeff: (playing golf in Mitch's classroom) Show your teacher some respect. Move it nerd I got a long back swing.

  • Mitch: Would you please get out of my classroom. Jeff: Mitch I want to be here as much as your students do.

  • Tina: I don't have a boyfriend I just say that to guys who come up to me with that look. But now I know that you're gay so it's okay girlfriend Jeff: I'm not gay. Tina: Oh sure you are. You and your friend sharing your jacket. It's very cute.

  • Jeff: I'll have sex with you right now if you want to know how not gay I am Tina: Not interested. I like tall guys. Jeff: That's good because I don't like girls with big boobs. Tina: Very few gay men do.

  • Tina: Do you know where we can get some more beer? Jeff: There's a liquor store 201 feet away from the school. I know it's far but that's the law.

  • Tina: Hey, I'm sorry I took your cake earlier. Jeff: No problem. You just spent the morning subbing at one of New Jersey's most average to below average high schools. You needed a treat.

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Notes (13)

  • International Airdates: - Denmark: May 10, 2008 on TV3+

  • Was originally supposed to air on Thursday, April 6th

  • Series scored a TV-14 rating.

  • Filming for this episode took place at University High School in Los Angeles, California.

  • Series Premiere

  • International Airdates: - Denmark: May 17, 2008 on TV3+

  • There was 5.67 million viewers on the original airing of this episode.

  • International Airdates: - Denmark: May 24, 2008 on TV3+

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Trivia (10)

  • Opening a box containing them, Dick stated he was going to be handing out Tastykakes. The closed captioning incorrectly called them "tasty cakes."

  • The idea for this show originally came from a British drama titled "Teachers."

  • Tina mentions that she grew up with four brothers.

  • The song played during the Schoolympics competition is Survivor's Eye of the Tiger.

  • Calvin mentions that Jeff has a brother who is a surgeon.

  • When on the phone Dick uses one of his voices from his popular radio show, The Phil Hendrie Show.

  • The song played in the bar to annoy Doug and later when Alice and Jeff dance is Charlie Daniels' The Devil Went Down to Georgia.

  • The band playing at the prom is called X-pect D-layz.

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Allusions (7)

  • Calvin: Why AC/DC? Jeff: They rock! AC/DC is a famous Australian rock band.

  • A student talks about Romeo and Juliet after they saw the theatre play. Student: I thought this was gonna be totally stupid, but it was like a really good episode of Laguna Beach. Laguna Beach is a popular reality soap from MTV. More information about this show can be found here.

  • Spartacus The scene where each of the faculty members stands up and announces "I am part of this" is a reference to the movie Spartacus. Specifically, the scene where a crowd of people is addressed and Spartacus is asked to stand up to identify himself but before he gets a chance, the others in the crowd stand up and announce "I am Spartacus" to protect him.

  • Calvin's next school production is to be Cabaret. Cabaret was a 1967 Tony Award winning Broadway musical.

  • Jeff and Calvin admit to liking Maroon 5, even though they say it's worst than testing. Maroon 5 is the 2005 Grammy Award winning pop/rock group from LA.

  • Dick refers to his teaching experience of Driver's Ed as a scene from The Fast and the Furious. The Fast and the Furious was a 2001 film about street racing, starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.

  • Summer of Love Dick refers to driving to Haight Ashbury to get some of that Summer of Love. Summer of Love refers to the summer of 1967, particularly on the West Coast of the United States, when the so-called "hippie movement" came to full fruition. The beginning of which is attributed to the "Human Be-In" that took place in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Jan. 14, 1967 and was where John Phillips of The Mamas and the Papas wrote the song San Francisco: If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. If you come to San Francisco, Summertime will be a love-in there.