Max, a hard working waitress, finds herself helping out Caroline, a new waitress at the diner, who was once a wealthy socialite, but has been left with nothing after her father's arrested. Max invites Caroline to be her roommate, but their new friendship is put in jeopardy when Max's boyfriend hits on Caroline.moreless
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This episode marked the highest rating for a fall series premiere of a comedy since Fall 2001.
Max and Caroline's Current total: $387.25
Caroline's father, Martin Channing, is a ripped from the headlines story of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme stole 36 billion dollars from his investors.
The name of the diner Max and Caroline work at is named The Williamsburg Diner.
Caroline: (after using a taser on Max) I'm sorry, I didn't know it would hurt so much. It's pink!
Max: It didn't feel pink!
Caroline: I didn't know it was you. (whisper) I thought I was being raped!
Max: That's not what rape feels like!
Peach: Max, I need to hold one of the babies, bring me one. (Max goes and picks up a baby) No, the other one, that's not the good one!
Max: Bathroom, bedroom, boyfriend sleeps 'til noon, yard.
Caroline: Oh, you have a yard! It looks like a really nice place to relax and do crack!
Max: It is!
Max: So where do you live?
Caroline: Our townhouse was taken and bolted up by the bank.
Max: Is this where I'm suppose to feel sorry for you?
Caroline: I mean I don't want you to, but just so you know, a well-adjusted person would.
Max: I'm dead inside.
Caroline: You make that pretty obvious.
Hipster 1: Waitress! (snaps fingers) Dude!
Max: Hi, what can I get you?
Hipster 1: We need some-- (Max snaps her fingers in front of his face)
Max: Was that annoying? (does it again) Is that obnoxious and rude? (does it again) Would you find that distracting if someone did that to you while you were working? Oh, you don't have a job, sorry.
Hipster 2: Damn dude, she burned you.
Max: Oh no, hipster, no. Do not think we are on the same team. We have nothing in common. I wear knit hats when it's cold out, you wear knit hats because of Coldplay. You have tattoos to piss off your dad, my dad doesn't know he's me dad. (turns back to Hipster 1) And finally, you think (snaps fingers) this is a sound that gets you service, I think (snaps fingers) this is a sound that drives up my vagina.
Max: (to Caroline) Don't smile, cause it raises the bar, and then I have to smile. And I can't keep doing that. It's exhausting and I have a bad back.
Caroline: You're pathetic, and that's coming from someone who's homeless and wearing white after Labor Day!
Caroline: (After entering Max's apartment) Oh my god, you've been robbed!
Max: This is how it always looks.
Caroline: Oh my god, totally cute!
Max: Did you sleep on the subway?
Caroline: I had no where else to go, and I'm to afraid to sleep outside on the streets!
Max: God, you're spoiled!
Max: Do you know Paris Hilton?
Caroline: No, she's a hundred.
Original International Air Dates:
Canada: September 19, 2011 on Citytv
Finland: January 4, 2012 on Sub
Australia: February 14, 2012 on Nine
United Kingdom: April 19, 2012 on E4/E4 HD
Slovakia: January 7, 2013 on Markiza
Turkey: April 2, 2013 on CNBC-e
This episode was aired at 9:30/8:30c. before moving to its offical air time at 8:30/7:30c. It was moved due to the hour long season premiere of How I Met Your Mother.
Earl: ...Was Vladmir Putin' it out!
Valdmir Putin was the second President of the Russian Federation.
Max: Whatever that is, it does not belong in this diner! It Belongs in a show on Bravo!
Bravo is a television network on cable that is mostly made up of reality show about the life styles of the rich, such as The Real Housewives franchise.
Caroline: Back off, Jersey Shore!
Jersey Shore is a MTV reality show about young, attractive, tan twentysomethings spending the summer together in a Jersey Shore House.
Earl: That girl is working hard then Stephen Hawking trying to put in a pair of cuff links!
Stephan Hawking is a Theoretical Physicist from England who suffers from motor neurone disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, making it almost impossible to move, and impossible to talk.
Earl: You might as well be a night maid at the Schwarzenagger house ... You got screwed!
This is a reference to the controversy surrounding Arnold Schwarzenagger, the former governor of California, who got his maid pregnant while he was married and in office.
Max: Look the Arcade Fire concert just let out.
Arcade Fire is a rock band from Canada, who have been around since 2001.
Peach's babies, Brad and Angelina, are the name of a celebrity couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. They are also known as Brangelina, which Peach's calls the babies later.
Caroline: Oh I went to monster.com
monster.com is a website used for finding jobs available based on your skills and location.
Max: You expect me to believe you after that whole Temple Grandin routine?
Temple Grandin is a doctor of Animal Science, and Autism activist. A tv movie about her life was made in 2010 staring Claire Danes.
Max: I wear knit hats when it's cold out, you wear knit hats because of Coldplay.
Coldplay is a popular British band, who have been around since 1996.
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