8 Simple Rules

Season 3 Episode 22

The Teachers Lounge

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Apr 01, 2005 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Cate: Why do you have to be such a bully?!
      Mr. Edwards: I'm a six foot two inch home ed teacher named Marion! You do the math!

    • Cate: Uh Rory I can still take you shopping if you want me to.
      Rory: Look I don't care what any of you guys think. I like it and I'm wearing it to school tomorrow.
      Bridget: Oh no no no no no no. You are not stepping foot in our school dressed like that.
      Rory: Why do you care?
      Bridget: Because unfortunately due to some drunken night 15 years ago, you're my brother.

    • Cate: We got you a little something in honour of your first day.
      C.J.: Ooh new suit, new briefcase, maybe a speedboat? (Cate gives him a mug) Worlds greatest teacher, and that's what I'll be. Although I kinda wanted a speedboat.
      Grandpa: Hell even I've got a speedboat

    • Cate: You've never been in the teachers lounge?
      C.J.: No way they're super strict about it no subs, no students teachers only.
      Bridget: Uh I've been in there.
      Kerry: So have I.
      Rory: Me too.
      Grandpa: Hell even I've been in there.

    • Cate: So you're all grown up, you don't need your mom anymore?
      Rory: Mom you know that's not true. I need you credit card.

    • Kerry: (sing song) You love her.
      Bridget: (sing song) You wanna marry her.
      Grandpa: (sing song) You want to have her babies.
      Rory: Grandpa!
      Grandpa: They were doing it, it looked like fun.

    • Cate: I think I'm hip enough to pick you out some fly gear.
      Kerry: Mom, you're white and over 40, don't.

    • Jim: (About Edwards) You actually fought him?
      C.J.: No, he made me eat a dozen cookies off the floor and I bumped my head getting up.

    • C.J.: It's go time!
      Grandpa Jim: You're going to fight him?
      C.J.: Is that what that means?

    • Cate: Girls, what have you done to your brother?
      Rory: I don't need you to defend me mom, they're making me beautiful.
      Grandpa Jim: Kind of a long process isn't it?

    • Grandpa Jim: (Rory comes down with a face mask on) Good lord son, why don't you just put a dress on and call it a day!

    • Kerry: (to Rory) You actually look like boyfriend material! If I weren't your sister I would...you know what I mean, barf!

    • Grandpa Jim: I wouldn't be surprised if you laid out [CJ's] outfit for school! (Cate is silent) Oh, Caty!
      Cate: Just the first day! He wanted to wear baggy pants and a do-rag!

    • Mr. Edwards: [CJ] gets on my nerves!
      Cate: He gets on everybody's nerves!

    • Cate: Wow! That bump is gigantic!
      C.J.: Yeah, well you should see the other guy.
      Cate: I did. Not a scratch on him.

    • Bridget: Yeah it's on the internet www.doofusontheflagpole.com.
      Kerry: Dot net.
      Rory: Dot org.
      Bridget: Whatever! Just search doofus on the flag pole.

    • Mr. Edwards: I burnt my hand taking an apple cobbler out of the oven.
      Cate: Maybe you should use oven mitts.
      Mr. Edwards: They're for wimps.
      Cate: And people who want fingerprints.

    • Bridget: Now Mom, give me your credit card.
      Rory: For what?
      Bridget: Potter, grab your broomstick, we're going back to the mall.

    • Grandpa Jim: What are you doing with the glasses? You don't wear glasses!
      Rory: They make me look older and more sophisticated.
      Kerry: They make you look like Harry Potter.
      Rory: Shut up!
      Kerry: Oh! Can you say that with a British accent?

    • Grandpa Jim: Cate, that is the dumbest thing I have ever heard! And I live in a room with [C.J.]!

    • C.J.: Oops! I broke some chicks fruity little puppy mug.
      Mr. Edwards: That was mine!

    • Mr. Edwards: So, you're the class clown.
      C.J.: Well, I prefer mayor of snappy-town.

    • C.J.: Oh My God! He's wearing boxing gloves! (referring to a bully)
      Cate: C.J., those are oven mitts.
      C.J.: Oh My God, He's wearing oven mitts!

    • Bridget: (during Rory's make-over) Well hello Mr.Nosehair! ...tweezers.
      Rory: Tweezers!?
      Bridget: Kerry...restrain him.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • C.J.: Listen jolly green Hannibal Lecter.

      This is a reference to Hannibal Lecter, a fictional serial killer from the novels by Thomas Harris, which were later turned into movies such as The Silence of the Lambs.

    • Kerry: They make you look like Harry Potter.

      Harry Potter is the fictional hero from a series of seven fantasy novels, written by J.K. Rowling.

    • C.J.: Anyone see Desperate Housewives last night?

      Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama series, produced by ABC Studios.