3rd Rock from the Sun

Season 1 Episode 19

Selfish Dick

Aired Unknown May 14, 1996 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Dick: A terrible injustice has been done.
      Professor Suter: What?
      Dick: (raising his voice) I said a great injustice has been done!
      Professor Suter: (annoyed) I heard you. What's the big injustice?
      Dick: Someone has taken something that rightfully belongs to you.
      Professor Suter: What?
      Dick: (raising his voice) I said someone has taken something that rightfully belongs to you!

    • Judith: Believe me, you will like me. Most people do.

    • Dick: I can't wait to show these to Dr. Albright and Nina. You know over time I've come to think of them less as my co-workers and more like a family. I'm the all-knowing father, Mary's the wife and Nina is our adopted love-child.

    • (Sally, Tommy and Harry are pretending to be doctors)
      Sally: When's our next shift?
      Harry: Well, it's hard to say; we're not doctors.

    • Harry: Looks like a burst appendix. Don't let the saline count fool you, I know this man is a diabetic.
      Doctor: This is a uterus.
      Harry: You're suspended!

    • Sally: I've seen stuff that would make your eyes burst out of your sockets and splatter against the wall... in fact, I've seen that, too.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Dick: Die Hard was in an office building.
      Die Hard is a 1988 action movie starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman. John McClane, a New York City police detective, goes to Los Angeles to reunite with his ex-wife for the Christmas holidays. They meet at her place of work - The Nakatomi Plaza, a large office building. Meanwhile a gang of terrorist led by Hans Gruber invades the building and seizes control of the building's security and communication systems isolating it from the outside.

    • Dick: (sobbing) I'm sorry I just can't believe what passed for literature in the 70s.
      Dick was reading Erich Segal's novel Love Story.