An Affair To Forget

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (10)

  • Grace: Karen, what are you doing here?
    Karen: I was just out for a walk.
    Grace: You don't walk.
    Karen: I mean, I was out getting a snack.
    Grace: You don't eat solid food.
    Karen: I love you.
    Grace: Oh, Stan's mother is in town.
    Karen: My God, that woman is evil! I'm miserable in my own home! She's irresponsible, she's lazy, she drinks. And she always makes fun of what I wear! I mean, what do you say to someone like that?!

  • Jack: I'm a freak, an aberration, a man that gets turned on by... Looks grossed out...women.

  • Ellen: Now, I'm gonna grind you like a fresh cup of coffee!

  • Grace: (About Jack) Well, he couldn't be straight, so, what, now he's a lesbian?

  • Karen: Speaking of half women, I got to get back to Stan's mother. (To Carla) Oh, wait, hey, say! Come on. Come with me. We'll scare the crap out of her, and we'll get you $1,000 closer to your snippety doo-dah day. Come on.

  • Jack: Will, something really bad happened. I got, uh ... I got ... (Whispering) excited. Will: You mean, excited like "I want to wear what she's wearing" excited? Jack: No! Excited the way the 3 of the 4 Baldwins and one of the 2 Quaids get me excited. Will: Oh, my God. It's finally happened. You've gotten so gay, you've looped around to straight again.

  • Jack: I know! A progressive spa party. Yeah. We'll go from one lovely bachelor's pad to the next. And at each place we'll do a different treatment. A steam facial here, a deep pore cleansing there ... And then - Knock, knock, hello, seaweed wrap? Yes. Come on in. Will: That is the gayest thing I've ever heard.

  • Jack: Heterosexual marriage is just wrong. I mean, if God had intended man and woman to be together, he would've given them both penises. Will: I believe I heard Pope Ru Paul II say that.

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Notes (1)

  • This is the only episode rated TV14 (as opposed to TVPG).

Trivia (2)

  • We find out that Rob is Will's accountant.

  • Gretchen German, who played Carla/Carl, was mistakenly credited as "Tasha" in this episode.

Allusions (3)

  • Karen: ...we'll get you $1,000 closer to your snippety doo-dah day. This is a reference to the song "Zippity Do Dah" from the 1946 Disney film Song Of The South which combined live-action with animation.

  • Will: There's a crazy woman in there coming at me like--like Chuckie in a "C"-cup.
    A funny reference to the Child's Play films.

  • Episode Title: An Affair To Forget This is an allusion to the 1957 film An Affair To Remember.