Crouching Father, Hidden Husband

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (20)

  • Elliot: I have to go finish my homework.
    Jack: After that, you wanna do something? We could go... (Looks at Will, who mimes throwing a ball) ...wave at sailors.

  • Grace: This is so unfair. I feel like I'm being banished.
    Jack: That's because you are being banished. Now, you will sit here on the freak bench with the other weirdos. (to girls sitting) No offense, girls, today's weirdos are tomorrow's daytime talk show hosts and sensitive singer-songwriters.

  • Connie: Here are the Polina files. (Connie gives Will a folder) Will: Thanks, Connie. Do you want anything else? Connie: I had a dream about you last night. We were on the beach, and you weren't wearing a shirt. Oh, my god, I can't believe I told you that. I'm so embarrassed. Will: Connie, you don't have to be embarrassed. Connie: I was breast-feeding you. Will: That's embarrassing.

  • Agent Pembleton: Mrs. Walker, I don't think you understand. We're from the FBI. Karen: Oh, I've been telling Grace she's gonna get arrested one of these days for assault with a deadly wardrobe.

  • Will: Just make sure you do something fun with him that night. Like, when I stayed home from a dance, my mother and I would bake gingersnaps and watch Little House On The Prairie. (Grace and Jack stare in disbelief) Will: God, I was so gay.

  • Jack: The most amazing thing is happening in my apartment right now. Will: Someone actually stayed till morning?

  • Karen: Will? It’s me. There are two men from the FBI here. Well one man and a man-ish woman!

  • Will: (Answering the phone) Hello? Karen: Hi, Grace. Could I talk to Will?

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Trivia (2)

  • This is the first episode in which Landry Albright (Nancy) appears. She reprises her role again in "He Shoots, They Snore".

  • The song that Jack danced to at Elliot's dance is "Pop" NSYNC.

Allusions (2)

  • Jack: Show me hateful! This was Richard Dawson's classic delivery when displaying the answers on The Family Feud.

  • Title: Crouching Father, Hidden Husband Refers to the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, which is an Academy Award Winning Movie starring Zhang Ziyi and Chow Yun-Fat.