The Actor

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (8)

  • Patrick: There's something I've been meaning to ask you all day. Rose: Mine are real!

  • Rose: (about Patrick) I hate to admit it, but he melts my Haagen-Daaz. Dorothy: Rose, you tramp!

  • Rose: Aren't you playing a tangerine in a television commercial? Patrick Vaughn: Yes. Blanche: Ooh, how exciting! Have you ever been a fruit before? Patrick Vaughn: No, but having been in the musical theater for thirty years, I've had my share of offers.

  • Rose: Dorothy, is this a good champagne? Dorothy: Gee, it's hard to tell... the "2 for $7" sticker is covering the year of the vintage.

  • Dorothy: He made me feel beautiful! Blanche: He made me feel young! Rose: He made me feel smart! Dorothy: God, what an actor!

  • (The girls coming home after the play and their humiliation by Patrick) Dorothy: I feel like such a fool. Blanche: Oh me too. Rose: Oh don't worry girls. The audience had a real good time and they got their money back on top of it. Dorothy: That's not what were talking about you titmouse. We were talking about how humiliated we all were by Patrick. Rose: Oh you're right. I feel so common, so cheap, so used. How do you usually deal with that Blanche? Blanche: Rose just for that, I'm going to flush the toilet tonight while you're taking a shower.

  • (Blanche reveals her newly inflated breasts.) Dorothy: My rear tires have less pressure in them!

  • Blanche: You sir are a dirt bag.

Notes (2)

  • This episode was videotaped on December 5, 1986.

  • The background shot during the closing credits features Dorothy, Rose and Blanche (in costume) on the stage where they are performing their play, after they have just learned that the "Actor" has been with all the women.

Trivia (1)

  • Rose calls Patrick "pafluganockin" when she finds out he's been dating Dorothy too. When they ask her what she said, the second time she calls him "scarfluganockin."

Allusions (1)

  • When she's dressed like Vasco de Gama, yes. Vasco de Gama was a famousPortuguese explorer who was the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.