The Drew Carey Show

The Devil, You Say

Season 2, Ep 5, Aired 10/30/96
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  • Episode Description
  • Kate begins dating Jack, a guy that she met at the Warsaw. He interviews for a job at the store, and Drew is disturbed to learn that he thinks he is the devil. He has even taken out credit cards under the name "The Devil." Kate is certain that this is a joke, but soon discovers otherwise. When she tries to dump Jack, he claims that she has sold him her soul. Drew puts his own soul on the line and challenges Jack to a game of pool, but it doesn't go very well. Kate confronts Jack and says that he claims to be the devil because he is afraid that women will dump him if he acts like himself. He mocks her, so Drew prepares to beat him up. However, Jack loses interest when he learns that Kate lied about being a virgin. He leaves in disgust. Wick orders all of the staff to wear costumes for Halloween. Drew dresses as Mimi, who is outraged when he wears an outfit that she had already purchased.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Drew Carey

    Drew Allison Carey

  • Christa Miller-Lawrence

    Kate O'Brien

  • Diedrich Bader

    Oswald Lee Harvey

  • Ryan Stiles

    Lewis Kiniski

  • Kathy Kinney

    Mimi Bobeck

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Drew tries to save Kate from the devil... no really.

    By jchamberlin, Mar 12, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Oswald: Well, he seems very nice...for the devil!

    • Oswald (taunting Jack): I'm not touching the Devil, I'm not touching the Devil... Jack: The last guy who did that has to wipe a fly's mouth for eternity.

    • Jack: I've met a nicer class of people in Gomorrah.

    • Drew: If you want a virgin, get out of Cleveland!

    • Jack: I need to show the unemployment office I'm looking for work. Can you sign this? Drew: The Devil wants me to sign something. This always turns out good.

    Notes (4)

    • Grant Shaud is credited as Special Guest Star.

    • Guest star Grant Shaud and Christa Miller dated and also lived together before the show.

    • Halloween costumes: Drew - Mimi; Kate - knight; Mr. Wick - 17th century captain; Chuck - bug; Mimi - Satan. Plus, a LOT of guys are dressed as Drew.

    • Lewis and Oswald play "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" by The Charlie Daniels Band on their boom box during the pool game.

    Allusions (2)

    • When Drew is playing pool in the backyard, Lewis refers to him as "Saturated Fats". Saturated fats are a type of fatty acid (obviously a pun about Drew's weight) while also making reference to Minnesota Fats, the famous American pool player.

    • Jack has a driver's license from New Jersey--referring to the urban legend of the Jersey Devil.

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