The New Adventures of Old Christine

Teach Your Children Well

Season 1, Ep 8, Aired 4/24/06
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  • Episode Description
  • Taken aback at the thousands of dollars a typical Westbridge parent spends on their child's birthday parties, Christine throws an art-and-crafts party for Ritchie that has negative consequences for him when he goes back to school.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alex Kapp Horner

    Lindsay

  • Clark Gregg

    Richard Campbell

  • Hamish Linklater

    Matthew

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    "Old" Christine Campbell

  • Trevor Gagnon

    Ritchie Campbell

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Good ensemble effort with solid A and B story lines

    By RealCrapper, Apr 29, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Liz: Do you like being a nanny? Matthew: I do, although I prefer the word, manny.

    • Christine: It's not a lesson party, it's a party... with a lesson.

    Notes (4)

    • Original International Airdates:
      Czech Republic: November 26, 2012 on Nova Cinema

    • The German episode title is "Geburtstag für Arme", meaning "Birthday for the Poor". The French episode title is "Fête et défaite", meaning "Party and Defeat".

    • Rebroadcast on August 14th, 2006 at 9:30 PM

    • This is the first of Nancy Lenehan's two, unrelated roles on The New Adventures of Old Christine. She starts playing Westbridge principal Mrs. Nunley in season two's "Come to Papa Jeff".

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