That '70s Show

Bye-Bye Basement

Season 4, Ep 5, Aired 10/16/01
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  • Episode Description
  • After Hyde moves back in with the Formans, Kitty decides to redecorate the basement so she hires Leo and his cousin Theo to do the job. Meanwhile, Donna and Eric engage in post-break-up bickering, while Fez takes up ballet to meet girls only to discover that they consider him one of the girls.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Mark Brazill

  • Mila Kunis

    Jackie Burkhart

  • Terry Turner

  • Ashton Kutcher

    Michael Kelso

  • Bonnie Turner

  • Fan Reviews (5)
  • Kitty hires Leo and his cousin Theo to redecorate the basement

    By tigerdude22, Jul 01, 2011

  • "I think my contractor's on dope."

    By Canogaparkcindy, Jul 16, 2008

  • The basement's going bye-bye... or IS IT?

    By MillionaireMan6, Nov 25, 2007

  • This episode is awsome!

    By Xsupergambit5, Aug 17, 2006

  • Basement: Two Inches to the Left

    By jimbo_001, May 03, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (7)

    • Theo: Look! It's art! I moved everything in this basement two inches to the left. Kitty: Oh yeah... Theo: I call it "Basement, two inches to the left."

    • Leo: Okay, we're all done. Kitty: But you've only been here a day. Leo: You know what they say, Rome was built in a day. Red: No... Rome wasn't built in a day. Leo: Oh... Your basement was built in a day.

    • Jackie: Michael, get Eric some ice. Kelso: Why? Jackie: For that wicked burn. Burn, Eric burn...

    • Red: Don't you like anything cheap? Kitty: I like you.

    • (while playing basketball) Kelso: Hey Hyde, you know what my favorite ballet is? Hyde: (throwing ball at Kelso's "area") The Nutcracker?

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    Notes (3)

    • This episode marks the first time anyone on the show says the word 'weed'.

    • Fez's fantasy sequence is shown in widescreen.

    • Tommy Chong makes his first appearance as a regular cast member.

    Trivia (2)

    • The music used in this episode was: Longfellow Serenade (1974) by Neil Diamond; Seasons In The Sun (1974) by Terry Jacks; Reminiscing (1978) by Little River Band; Speed Of Sound (1977) by Chris Bell.

    • Hyde must have gone into the future to get his Spiderman pillowcase because it has the Spiderman logo from the 1990's on it not the 1970's one.

    Allusions (3)

    • Fez's fantasy of dancing with the girls and fighting with the guys is a parody of West Side Story, made into a movie in 1961.

    • Richard Karn (Theo), acting as a contractor hired to redo the basement, reminds of his role as Al Borland in Home Improvement where he played a skilled craftsman.

    • Hyde: This is why I didn't want to tell you, I knew you'd get all After School Special on me. After School Specials were a series of made-for-TV movies shown on TV in the afternoon that dealt with teen problems.

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