Fear & Clothing

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (13)

  • Karen: (About Jack)I clothed and fed that man for a year! And this is the thanks I get!
    Will: I'm sorry, you're surprised that Jack McFarland took advantage of you? That's like being surprised when the counter help at a yogurt shop seems sad for no apparent reason.

  • Grace: Will, if there had been someone out there what would we have done?
    Will: I don't know, grate some cheese with your toenails and invite him in for quiche?

  • Will: Can we talk about your toenails!
    Grace: Sorry, I'll cut them.
    Will: Don't you need them for tree climbing and warding off predators?

  • Grace: Someone just tried to break in! They jiggled the door and then they shimmied it!
    Will: Oh my God! Are you all right?
    Grace: No!!
    Will: All right, I'll go check it out. Jack, you may want to grab something heavy. (Jack wraps his arms around Will)

  • Grace: Who are you? Mipanko: Mipanko. Like the candy treat? And don't worry, Jack has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. The Navy Seals, they train him for this sort of thing. Grace: So, you two are pretty close, huh? Mipanko: As close as two men can get in 11 minutes.

  • Karen: Guess what? Good news. We’re not mad at each other anymore, because I’ve forgiven you. Jack: Interesting, because I haven’t forgiven you. Karen: So what’s your point?

  • Will: Why is Mipanko wearing my kimono? Grace: I think the bigger question is, why do you have a kimono?

  • Will: Did I just scream like a woman? Grace: Don't flatter yourself, you scream like a girl.

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Notes (2)

  • This episode was filmed on August 15, 2000 at CBS Studio Center.

  • This was the first of two episodes that aired on October 19th, 2000.

Trivia (2)

  • This is the first time we see Klaus Von Puppy and Guapo in season 3, and one of the last times they were featured in the series.

  • After having them separated for a year in different apartments, Grace moves back in with Will, and Jack sublets Grace's apartment across the hall.

Allusions (8)

  • Will: How many times have I told you to keep your animals in your room, Dr. Do-Nothing? This is a cute reference to the 1967 movie Dr. Doolittle, about a man who can talk to animals. It was also remade in 1998 starring Eddie Murphy.

  • Grace: Will, are you asleep. Will: Are you kidding? Between the mouth-breathing and the wheezing and the sinuses it's like sleeping with a Sleestak. This is an obscure reference to the 1974 series The Land Of The Lost. The Sleestaks were a type of alien that would terrorize the Marshall family. You can take a look at them here.

  • Jack: Now be gone before someone drops a house on you! Karen: Hey, up yours, Dorothy. A quick reference to The Wizard of Oz.

  • Will: Hey, Eponine...
    A quick and funny reference to the Broadway musical Les Miserables.

  • Will: Whoa, Cassidy, Cody, enough!
    A funny reference to the two children of Kathie Lee Gifford which she used to bring up a lot on her old show Live With Regis and Kathy Lee.

  • Grace: He probably would've made me rub lotion all over myself so he could make a prairie skirt out of my skin.
    A quick reference to the character of Buffalo Bill in The Silence Of The Lambs.

  • Grace: Blanche, I think the bigger question is, why do you have a kimono?
    A quick reference to the play (and 1951 film) A Streetcar Named Desire.

  • Title: Fear and Clothing
    The title spoofs the book (and later film) Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas.