Yes, Dear

Greg Needs a Friend

Season 4, Ep 13, Aired 1/12/04
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  • Episode Description
  • Kim, Jimmy, and Christine all take it upon themselves to help Greg find a friend when he needs someone to go to a jazz festival with him, but he has trouble keeping up with his cool new friend's fast-paced lifestyle.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Anthony Clark

    Greg Warner

  • Jean Louisa Kelly

    Kim Warner

  • Liza Snyder

    Christine Hughes

  • Mike O'Malley

    Jimmy Hughes

  • Joel Homan

    Dominic Hughes

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (7)

    • Greg:...Jimmy, you sure you don't want to go? Jimmy: I. hate. jazz. Greg: Fine. I'm kinda glad that I'm gonna have an empty seat beside me, and give me some--some place to put my picnic basket. That's right, Jimmy. I said picnic basket. Jimmy: Greg, I'm not Yogi Bear.

    • Jimmy: What were you thinking getting an earring? Greg: Hey, easy. You're starting to sound like my mother. Jimmy: Yeah, well, you're starting to look like mine.

    • Jimmy: Uh, no, I just, I got caught up at home. I--I had to take a second shower... I have a glandular problem. Tim: It's okay. Jimmy: Well, just keep that in mind in case we ever go speed walking together, because I leave a trail like a freakin' slug.

    • Jimmy: Oh, man. It's--it's too sad. He had to put an ad in a newspaper to find a friend, he still gets rejected. I feel horrible. I'm going over there. Kim: You're gonna be his friend? Jimmy: Yeah, like I want a friend who wasn't good enough for Greg.

    • Christine: Well, the difference is, you need a friend. Greg: Yeah, that guy looks kinda nerdy. Jimmy: Well, he's not just any nerd, Greg, he's your soulnerd.

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    Notes (3)

    • Greg's unseen friend, Jeff Richman, is named after the real-life Jeff Richman, a consulting producer during the first two seasons.

    • Story co-writer Deweyne Lamar Lee is also a production associate for the series.

    • CBS listed the title as "Greg Needs a New Friend."

    Trivia (4)

    • The outside of the bar and grill where the gang eat at has a storefront sign that reads "Blue Lou's" (a place that really exists). Meanwhile, the cover of the menus they're using inside the restaurant read "Earl's."

    • Jimmy's orange juice bottle changes position from shot to shot while he's reading the newspaper.

    • The first name of Greg's white co-worker was Steve the first time he appeared (in "Home Is Where the Heart Isn't"). Here, it's Mike.

    • After Logan rolls the dice the first time, one die changes position from shot to shot without anyone touching it. And while Greg is talking to Jimmy and the kids, after Logan rolls the dice a second time, one die appears, disappears and reappears again.

    Allusions (1)

    • Jimmy: Thank young Alyssa Milano and the good people who program the movies at Cinemax. Cinemax is a premium movie channel known for airing very racy movies late at night.

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