The War at Home

The Bigger They Come

Season 1, Ep 6, Aired 11/13/05
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  • Episode Description
  • One of Hillary's friends gets breast implants, so now, Hillary wants to get implants, too. However, both Dave and Vicky won't let her do it, as Dave tells Hillary that it's what's on the inside that matters, not appearance. His advice is then tested when he meets Larry's new, overweight, unattractive girlfriend, Marla. Now, he'll have to figure out how to tell Larry that he can do better without going against what he told Hillary earlier.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Anita Barone


  • Dean Collins


  • Kaylee Defer


  • Kyle Sullivan


  • Michael Rapaport


  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Only 2 good things...

    By Darth-Revan45, Oct 13, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (17)

    • Dave: At no time in history has a culture been so focused on how they look as we are today. Between the diets, the liposuction, Botox, LASIKS, it's crazy, and who's responsible? The media, and God bless 'em. I mean, who wants to look at fat, ugly people?

    • Dave: Larry. Larry: What? Dave: Look, I'm glad you borrowed it, but give it back. Larry: Give what back? Dave: You know. I seem to be missing a certain magazine. My Penthouse. Larry: You have Penthouse?

    • Dave: Then why are you laying around here on a Saturday afternoon? Larry: I don't know. Dave: Just tell me -- what's bothering you? Larry: I don't have a girlfriend. Dave: That's great! Larry: Okay, dad. Thanks for making me feel better.

    • Dave: (To Larry) Look here's the thing. I sell insurance for a living, okay? The one thing in the world nobody ever wants to buy, but with the right words and some scare tactics, I make it happen. I'm sure there's some girl you can do that to.

    • Dave: (Sees Hillary looking at his Penthouse magazine) What the hell are you doing? That's a men's magazine for men. Oh, God. Don't tell me you're going Rosie O'Donnell on me. Hillary: Relax, I'm just looking at the boobs. Dave: Not making me feel better.

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    Notes (7)

    • There was a viewer discretion advisory before the beginning of this episode.

    • According to this episode, Dave's job is to sell insurance to people.

    • It's revealed that the family's last name is "Gold."

    • Kenny doesn't make an appearance at all in this episode.

    • The musical play that Larry and Dave are referring to at the beginning of the episode is from the upcoming episode, "Dave Get Your Gun."

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    Trivia (3)

    • When Vicky and Dave are arguing about Larry's girlfriend, when they are standing facing each other, her hands are empty and in the next scene, she has a plate in her hands.

    • When Marla is asking Vicky what her secret for the ribs are, she has a rib in her hand, in the next scene, she has a fork in her hands.

    • When Hillary is looking at the Penthouse, the magazine is flipped open, when we look at her again, it's closed on her chest.

    Allusions (2)

    • Penthouse Larry: You have Penthouse? Penthouse is an adult magazine featuring nude women.

    • The bigger they are the harder they fall. The title is reference to the saying, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall."

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