Boy Meets World

Season 6 Episode 12

Cutting the Cord

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Jan 08, 1999 on ABC
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Episode Summary

Shawn and Angela have decided to date new people, but Shawn begins to realize how truly miserable he is with out her.
Meanwhile, Alan worries that he'll be too old to play with the new baby.

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  • perfect

    What I liked: When Shawn sees Angela and her date at the restaurant, he repeatedly points out the name of his date, and the fact she is his date, Cory and Topanga singing "War", and Cory saying "This is all a joke to you isn't it?", Eric cheering up Alan by saying how good a father he is, "Every day you live, every breath, is one step closer to death", amongst other things.

    Good episode. Not one of their best, or funniest, but it did have two good plots and some nice humor when they felt they needed it. A+ episode, definitelymoreless
  • Great!

    Shawn and Angela start to date other people. Alan is going through his mid-life crisis. Eric helps out with Amy and her baby classes. Shawn has a hard time seeing Angela with another guy. Cory and Topanga promise to not butt in.

    This was a funny episode and I enjoyed it! I loved it when Cory and Topanga were singing at the end! Eric was also funny when he was reading the pregnancy book to Rachel and Jack and when he was in the birthing class. This was a wonderful episode and it gets a 10 out of 10 from me!moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

  • QUOTES (5)

    • Eric (to Alan): You think that's what makes you a good father? I mean, yeah, you taught me how to swing a bat, but any Little League coach could do that. I mean, it was more important that you were there after I struck out. You made me feel better. You're always there for me, man; just to listen to me, to give me advice; you know, to help me get through stuff, just like you did today. You're never going to be too old to do that.

    • Eric: It's your Middle East crisis.

    • Shawn: I'm never going to have a relationship like you guys; I'm not normal.
      Cory: Shawn, we're not normal. I mean, we're freaks.
      Topanga: We are. We're freaks who've loved each other since we were two.

    • Eric: Old man's getting a yellow Corvette, right on!

    • Eric (to a pregnant Amy): Look! You wobble like a weeble!

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    • Title: Cutting the Cord

      The title is an idiom meaning being separated from something that has become familiar and comfortable. The phrase fits both storylines in this episode. Shawn is having trouble cutting the cord on his relationship with Angela, and Amy and Alan, soon to have a baby, will literally cut the cord.