Muffin Buffalo

Season 1, Ep 7, Aired 7/23/04
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  • Episode Description
  • Jaye performs an unethical act to her neighbor, proposed by the animals, of hiding her checks. She also continues to make her photo album of her neighbor "Fat Pat" grow. Ultimately, the awful acts improves the lives of a few of her neighbors.

  • Cast & Crew
  • William Sadler

    Darrin Tyler

  • Diana Scarwid

    Karen Tyler

  • Caroline Dhavernas

    Jaye Tyler

  • Katie Finneran

    Sharon Tyler

  • Tyron Leitso

    Eric Gotts

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Wow. Aaron's kind of a jerk. I really big jerk, I mean. An ultra-jerk, if you will.

    By Fiyero17, Nov 03, 2005

  • “What’s the point of living in a trailer park if you can’t spy on the local colour?” “I’m not nice. I’m just highly susceptible to guilt.”

    By rachel_london, Jun 15, 2005

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (25)

    • Jaye: (To Fat Pat) You lost 300 pounds! You can't just go and gain it all back again. Marianne Marie: Well "Sieg heil", Miss Jenny Craig.

    • Jaye: I’m not nice! I’m just . . . highly susceptible to guilt. Eric: You have the wrong idea about you.

    • Jaye: (to Mrs. Beattle) You do realize you’re being held hostage? Is this Stockholm syndrome? Are you Patty Hearst?

    • Dr. Ron: (holds repaired Cow Creamer) That's cracked. Aaron: How is it cracked to be concerned for the welfare of a family member? Dr. Ron: I meant the creamer. It's cracked. Aaron: Oh, yeah. I broke its head off the last time it talked to her. (Dr. Ron writes "schizophrenic" on a notepad)

    • Jaye: (About Fat Pat) He says I’m his only friend. Mahandra: You have to move. Jaye: I can’t do that. It’s like I took a baby bird out of the nest. If I ditch him now, he’ll die of neglect. Mahandra: (Pause) You have to move.

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    Notes (9)

    • The words on Jaye’s shirt while she is in the bar read “Climbing the corporate ladder.”

    • Marianne Marie’s mail bears the address, seen from her disability checks: Marianne Marie Beattle High And Dry Trailer Park Lot B9 Niagara Falls, New York 14306

    • The print on Marianne Marie’s apron reads “Where’s My Muffin?” Muffin Buffalo ©

    • Two more victims for Jaye: A nameless baby and her neighbor Fat Pat (overdoses on fat-free suppliment).

    • "Muffin Buffalo" refers to the stitched buffalo on the front of Jaye's neighbor's (Mrs. Beattle) apron, the trademark for her homemade muffin business, Muffin Buffalo.

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    Trivia (9)

    • Jaye took the afternoon off from work. It doesn't make sense for her to go to Wonderfalls at the end of the episode to lock up.

    • In Pat’s trailer, when Jay passes the table, she sees a miniature pool table and a jump rope on the table. In the next shot, when holds on to the refrigerator, the jump rope is gone but the pool table is still there.

    • In the bar, after Jaye says “Spread the word” to Mahandra, a man in a yellow sweater stands up behind her and leaves. A second later, when Mahandra bends down to take off her shoe, the same man stands up to leave again.

    • The previous night, when Jaye and Aaron were taking pictures of Fat Pat’s trailer, they took a picture of a lawn ornament of a boy and girl kissing. In the shot of Jaye leaving Pat’s trailer, the lawn ornament is gone.

    • During the family game night, the clock next to Jaye and her father doesn’t change time.

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    Allusions (3)

    • Aaron: You're not suggesting she's like that Margaret chick who talked to God about her period. Aaron is referring to the 1970 book Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume. The book is about a girl Margaret with one Christian and one Jewish parent who searches for a religion of her own. This book became famous for its handling of pre-teen issues which included buying her first bra and having her first period.

    • "Pat"squatch This is obviously a play on words for Sasquatch, a name for a Bigfoot-esque monster rumored to live in the mountains or woods.

    • Pat: A frog on a bike . . . The Rainbow Connection! This refers to Kermit The Frog and the song "The Rainbow Connection" sung at the end of The Muppet Movie.

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