Til Death

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  • S 4 : Ep 37

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    Aired 6/20/10

  • S 4 : Ep 36

    Coupon Bob

    Aired 6/13/10

  • S 4 : Ep 35

    The Joy of Learning

    Aired 6/6/10

  • S 4 : Ep 34

    The Baby

    Aired 5/23/10

  • S 4 : Ep 33

    Let's Go

    Aired 5/16/10

  • Cast & Crew
  • Brad Garrett (I)

    Eddie Stark

  • Joely Fisher

    Joy Stark

  • Timm Sharp

    Doug Von Stuessen

  • Lindsey Broad

    Ally Stark

  • JB Smoove

    Kenny Westchester

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  • 'Til Death is a comedy about the triumphs and tribulations of marriage and friendship from very different perspectives. It's about the funny – and sometimes annoying – things that happen between husbands, wives, parents, children, neighbors and friends day after day after day... EDDIE (Brad Garrett) and JOY STARK (Joely Fisher) are your typical long-time married couple: Eddie is the unemotional, cynical and tell-it-like-it-is husband while Joy is the caring, loving wife who on a daily basis has to put up with all things Eddie. You could say Joy is the yin to Eddie's yang. They've been through it all together – and actually survived. Joy and Eddie are the perfect fit, and as much as they gripe about their marriage, Eddie really does love Joy, and Joy, despite it all, loves Eddie for all his shortcomings. Living in suburban Philadelphia, Eddie and Joy live somewhat idyllic lives. Eddie is a high school history teacher, and Joy works at a local travel agency. Their daughter, ALLY (Lindsey Broad), is in a long-term relationship with DOUG (Timm Sharp), whom Eddie and Joy consider unworthy of their princess. This season, Ally and Doug return from their trek in the Ecuadorian rainforest and set up camp in the Starks' backyard. Meanwhile, Eddie decides to write a book about the Hindenburg, and Joy comes to terms with the job market in the current economy.moreless

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    • Joy: Is that a billiard truck pulling up to the Woodcock's? I guess he got his pool table. Eddie: I guess he did.

    • Eddie: Because, in marriage, women stop fun from happening.

    • Eddie: And it seems to me that Steph would like a room to entertain in for dinner parties. Steph: Yeah, thank you.

    • Jeff: I'm your new vice principal, Mr. Woodcock. Pete Pratt: I'm sorry, Mr. Wood what? Eddie: And so it begins.

    • Joy: Really? You think that I am not fun? Eddie: That's right, I don't Joy: Well, prepare to experience the depths of how not fun I can be. Eddie: (long pause) Uh oh.

    • Jeff: The more I think about this pool table thing, the more I realize you are so completely wong. Eddie: I can write this script word for word. She'll say, "Isn't the room a little small for a pool table?" And you'll say, "No." And she'll say, "yeah, but how often do you really get to play pool?" And you'll say, "Well, I don't get to play much, but I'd love to." A pool table is for fun. Men want to have fun and wives want to walk that fun deep into the woods and shoot it dead. (later in the house) Steph: I was thinking about that pool table, and are you sure the dining room is big enough? (Jeff looks at Eddie)

    • Steph: I was thinking about that pool table and are you sure the dining room is big enough? Eddie: There it is. Jeff: There's plenty of room in there honey, yeah. Steph: But how much do you really play pool. Jeff: I don't really play all that much but that's mainly because I don't have a pool table. You said that you love the idea of a pool table, you thought that the purple felt was pretty. Steph: Purple is fine, if you're a pimp. Eddie: Can we get some more olives out here?

    • Jeff: The more I think about this pool table thing the more I realize, you are so completely wrong. Eddie: I could write the script word for word. She'll say, isn't the room a little small for a pool table and you'll say, no, and she'll say, yeah but how often do you get to play pool, and you'll say, well I don't get to play much but I'd love to. A pool table is for fun. Men want to have fun and wives want to walk that fun deep into the woods and shoot it dead.

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    Notes (52)

    • Eddie Kaye Thomas was in the American Pie movies. This is his first television sitcom.

    • Brad Garrett was in the hit TV series Everybody loves Raymond

    • Ted Wass is not only a director of many TV series, but also starred in Witt-Thomas-Harris' hit comedy, Soap from 1977-1981 on ABC, in which he played Danny Dallas.

    • This episode aired in Canada on September 6, 2006. A day before it premiered in the U.S.

    • Til Death is shot in front of a live studio audience at Sony Studios and uses a laugh track.

    • Twelve additional episodes of Til Death were ordered by FOX after they saw the Pilot.

    • This episode was watched by 5.85 million viewers.

    • This episode was included on the Emmy Awards 'For Your Consideration' DVD for this season.

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    Trivia (33)

    • This series brings to mind an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond, which Brad Garret stars in. Ray & Debra go to stay in a bed & breakfast and across the hall a freshly married couple makes the Barones uncomfortable.

    • The series takes place somewhere in Abbington, Pennsylvania.

    • Joy is shown watching The Ellen DeGeneres Show. This is an in-joke, since Joely Fisher co-starred with DeGeneres in Ellen.

    • Jeff has a school website called Mywoodcock.com where students and teachers can leave comments and questions.

    • The Starks have a daughter named Ally who has gone off to college. Coincidentally, Brad Garrett had a niece on Everybody Loves Raymond who was also named Ally.

    • Jeff carpools with Eddie to work.

    • Eddie Stamm has been married so long that he spins his wedding ring on the kitchen table and then drops it in his glass of orange juice.

    • Jeff Woodcock carries his wife, Steph Woodcock over the threshold while Eddie Stamm & Joy Stamm watch from their window.

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    Allusions (29)

    • "Til Death" refers to the wedding vows, "Til Death do us part..."

    • IKEA is a popular furniture store that originated in Sweden and is famous for it's yellow and blue exterior.

    • The episode title "Your Mother or Your Wife" alludes to the saying "Your Money or Your Life" as being forced to choose between two things that are valuable to you.

    • That's So Raven is a television show that runs on The Disney Channel, Which stars Raven-Symone.

    • Eddie claims a few times that clay consists of human remains or that is made from human flesh. This is probably an allusion to "Soylent Green".

    • This episode's title is an allusion to the 2004 movie "I Heart Huckabees".

    • Eddie: "Dear God. It's Me, Edward" This is an allusion to the children's book by Judy Blume, "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret"

    • Jeff's comment to Steph of "Good one there Sargent Pepper" refers to the Beatles 8th album, Sargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, that showed the Beatles in brightly colored uniforms.

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