The David Steinberg Show

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (11)

  • Adrienne Barbeau: Vinnie! Vinnie: Kitten!

  • David Steinberg: A Jewish princess to me is someone who makes love with her eyes closed because she does not want to see anyone have pleasure.

  • David Steinberg: (talking about how he would have directed the "Last Tango in Paris" movie scene where Marlon Brando spreads butter on his lover) a specific moment I would have had a crown appear on her head.

  • (As Big John enters the saloon everything goes silent, including the piano player) Big John (David): What's the matter key jammer, cat got your piano keys?

  • David: I'd like to say that Johnny Del Bravo is one of the finest young talents around.... but that would violate the truth in advertising code.

  • (in the Crazy Psychiatrist sketch) David Steinberg: What specifically is your problem? Joseph Campanella: All right doctor... I am a chronic liar. David Steinberg: I don't believe you!

  • Norm Crosby: I couldn't believe a guy like David Steinberg could be a bigamist.
    Vinnie: A bigamist, what's a bigamist?
    Norm Crosby: A bigamist is a guy with two wives.
    Vinnie: I always thought a bigamist was a heavy fog over Italy.

  • David: (introducing Johnny) What can I say about Johnny Del Bravo that you haven't already said to yourselves in the privacy of your homes.

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Notes (1)

  • Starting with this episode (the first episode of 1977) the show was shifted from Friday nights to Tuesday nights.

Trivia (2)

  • After Spider squirts David with the flower his collar is wet, but when he goes on stage it is dry.

  • In this episode Ray Goulding's character is referred to as "Mr. Bijou", a name that we hear in subsequent episodes, but we never again see the character.

Allusions (1)

  • David: (simulating a football game) Neil Armstrong left, Bud Grant right... Bud Grant and Neil Armstrong are former Canadian Football league players that played for David Steinberg's home town team the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the 1950s.