Season 2 Episode 5

Horse of a Slightly Different Color

Aired Wednesday 8:30 PM Jan 22, 1974 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Felix: This is all happened in--what do you call it?--California. There is a whole country in-between.
      Banacek: Which one?

    • DeWitt: Banacek. as a favor to me.
      Banacek: You're kidding.
      DeWitt: Plus 10% of $5 million.
      Banacek: That is a start.

    • Hargroves: All that talk and he winds up working for me after all.
      DeWitt: I'm afraid you're wrong, Mr. Hargroves. He's working for me.
      Banacek: You're both wrong. I'm working for me.

    • Banacek: There is an old Polish proverb that says... "the chicken that clucks the loudest is the one most likely to go to the steamfitters' picnic."

    • Katherine: How much do you get?
      Banacek: Ten percent of the insured value, if I succeed.
      Katherine: What do you get if you don't succeed?
      Banacek: A little older.

    • Katherine: Come on, Mr. Banacek.
      Banacek: Invitation or order?
      Katherine: Whichever you prefer.
      Banacek: Well, that's up to you. I don't take orders.
      Katherine: Then it's an invitation.
      Banacek: Then I accept.

    • Banacek: You don't think very much of men, do you?
      Katherine: In my circle, men seem to be in short supply.
      Banacek: Maybe you should make bigger circles.
      Katherine: Is that an invitation or a prescription?

    • Owen Summers: Well, there goes one tough little package.
      Banacek: Maybe all she needs is someone to unwrap her. I'm sorry, but you set me up.
      Owen Summers: I guess I did.

    • Banacek: You know what worries me about your thinking, Jay. Sometimes I can really follow it.

    • Katherine: As long as I have known you, you have never been able to face an unpleasant fact.
      Sally: Oh, I don't know. He's faced you every day.

    • Banacek: There is an old Polish proverb that says, "Only someone with nothing to be sorry about smiles back at the rear of an elephant."
      Sally: I bet you make those up to fit every occasion, don't you?
      Banacek: Me, tamper with the wisdom of the people?

  • Notes

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