The King of Queens

Fight Schlub

Season 8, Ep 22, Aired 5/15/06
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  • Episode Description
  • Doug befriends a driver from one of IPS' competitors, but eventually discovers it's just a ruse to make him the butt of a joke. Meanwhile, Carrie becomes a mentor for a troubled teen, but isn't the best of influences.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Gary Valentine

    Danny Heffernan

  • Jerry Stiller

    Arthur Spooner

  • Kevin James

    Douglas 'Doug' Steven Heffernan

  • Leah Remini

    Carrie Heffernan

  • Victor Williams

    Deacon Palmer

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • fight schlub

    By thefanof, May 30, 2010

  • Look at all the great fighters in the episode.

    By joshjr, Sep 22, 2006

  • Doug makes friends with a driver from another company, only to find out he was being set up as a mope. Tempers flare at the finale, at the boys hangout, between the IPS drivers and the drivers from Priority. Meanwhile Carrie mentors......

    By BuskieBoy, May 18, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Carrie: Doug, did you see my blue camisol? Doug: I'd be more help if I knew what a camisol was.

    • Jimmy: (on Priority Plus) They have quality service and competitive prices: how gay is that?

    • Gina: You got me a fake ID? Carrie: That's what mentors do.

    • Arthur: (to Carrie) You're painted like a whore, and you're smoking cigarettes. The whore part I'm used to, but smoking'll kill you!

    Notes (4)

    • The German episode title is "Kampf der Giganten" (which it shares with season 3's "Paint Misbehavin'"), meaning "Battle of the Giants".

    • Adam Ferrara, who appeared as Priority Plus driver Jack, previously appeared as an IPS driver in "Entertainment Weakly."

    • In the Eastern and Central time zones this episode started late, at 8:20 ET/7:20 CT, due to a presidential address on immigration reform.

    • Though this episode featured Carrie warping the concept of mentoring youth, during its original broadcast CBS ironically ran a PSA with CSI: NY's Hill Harper touting the benefits of becoming a mentor.

    Trivia (4)

    • During the fantasy bar fight, the Priority Plus men are played by UFC fighters Randy Couture, Dan Henderson, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, and Frank Trigg.

    • During Doug's 'Matrix jump,' a wire is visible.

    • Doug gets his IPS truck stuck at a drive-thru at Rally's. However, Rally's is a name used by Checker's primarily for its stores in the Western part of the country, and in the NYC area all their restaurants operate under the Checker's name.

    • When Doug and Jack were talking in the Priority Plus truck, side shots of Doug showed a reflection behind him in storefront windows that was obviously not a delivery truck, but that of a Hollywood camera truck.

    Allusions (2)

    • Doug's fantasy about a barroom fight features an homage to The Matrix when he suspends in a midair at the center of a group of Priority Plus men.

    • The episode title is a play on the movie, Fight Club.

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