Forgive Me, Father

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (4)

  • Rose: (to Dorothy, after overhearing part of Blanche's conversation with her) Who didn't ask you out? Sophia: You got a phone book?

  • Sophia: Rose, I found my lucky handkerchief. Rose: Where was it? Sophia: It was in my bra. Rose: What was it doing in your bra? Sophia: I was blowing my breast, Rose.

  • Rose: He's a priest, isn't he!? I'm so sorry Hell Town was cancelled.

  • Priest: You look nice. Dorothy: (in her low-cut, sequined blouse) I look like the mother of a Solid Gold dancer.

Notes (3)

  • This episode was videotaped on January 23, 1987.

  • The background shot during the closing credits features Dorothy and Rose (on couch), Blanche (on chair near front door) and the priest (on chair near kitchen door).

  • This episode is dedicated to the memory of Dick Gilbert, 1931-1987.

Trivia (1)

  • When the girls are in the kitchen setting the table for dinner, on the table you see Dorothy and Blanche putting out plates, silverware and even butter a few seconds later the the plates, silverware and butter are gone.

Allusions (2)

  • Sophia: "It's like Kareem without his goggles."

    This is a reference to the famous basketball player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who played basketball for the LA Lakers. He was well known for wearing goggles while playing the game.

  • Rose: He's a priest isn't he!? I'm so sorry Hell Town was cancelled. This is in reference to the short-lived 1985 television series Hell Town starring Robert Blake.