2 Broke Girls

Season 1 Episode 13

And the Secret Ingredient

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Jan 02, 2012 on CBS
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Caroline accidentally stumbles upon Max's secret ingredient for her cupcakes while dealing with her new couponing obsession.

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  • TRIVIA (1)

  • QUOTES (10)

    • Max: Ladies! At that time of month, I invite you to think of this man, (points to Han) this man, Han Lee right over here. The man who thinks your menses should be more expenses!

    • Caroline: Oh my god I can't believe it! Max, it's the Williamsburg coupon queen.
      Max: Where'd she leave her crown? In the minivan?

    • Caroline: (in shock) Max, you use coupons!? I had no idea!
      Max: You're looking at me like I'm on "To Catch a Predator".

    • Max: (talking about the carrots she's buying) Hey look, for Chestnut. I can't wait! I got him the kind with tops on them, like Bugs Bunny. He'll be so excited when he sees the two of us tomorrow!
      Caroline: I know.
      Max: I was talking about me and the carrots.

    • Tanya: Alright now, your total is 70 dollars and 49 cents!
      Caroline: Wow, that seems like a lot!
      Tanya: I don't make the prices now do I!?
      Caroline: No, I was just commenting.
      Tanya: Well, it's not CNN now, is it!

    • Caroline: Max, you just stabbed a bag of candy!
      Max: It's OK, they'll just think a gang came through and did it.
      Caroline: A candy gang? What, they the sour patch kids?

    • Rhya: Excuse me, hi, sorry to bother you, I'm Rhya. I'm a little embarrassed, I just got my period.
      Max: Mazel tov!
      Rhya: Do either of you have a tampon?
      Max: Not me, I just go out into the woods, and don't come out 'til it's over!

    • Han: (inside the ladies toilets) Max, why do you want to see me in this inappropriate meeting place?
      Max: This is why. The tampon machine.
      Han: This is not man topic. I do not wish to discuss time of the month when ladies must chase the cotton mouse.

    • Max: Han, I need to see you in here now.
      Han: But that is the ladies room.
      Max: You're fine, women bring their little boys in here all the time.

    • Max: Have any exciting plans for tomorrow?
      Earl: Just trying to not die in my sleep, Max, how about you?

  • NOTES (1)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: January 2, 2012 on Citytv
      United Kingdom: July 12, 2012 on E4/E4 HD
      Turkey: May 14, 2013 on CNBC-e


    • Max: Shame is overrated, like Ke$ha!
      Ke$ha, is a pop singer, who is highly criticized for her use of auto tune in her songs.

    • Max: Geez, where did you get your sex education? Lamb Chop's Play Along?
      Lamb Chop's Play Along was a very popular children's show on PBS from 1992 - 1997. It was a woman, Shari Lewis, and her puppet, Lamb Chop.

    • Max: It better not, or I'm going to rage against the machine!
      Rage Against the Machine is a popular American metal band who have been around since the early 1990s.

    • Max: No problem, Sisterhood of the travailing panty-liners.
      This is the play on the book/movie series Sisterhood of the Travailing Pants about a group of friends who share a pair of pants, with supposed magical powers.