Boy Meets World

Season 1 Episode 19

Kid Gloves

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Mar 25, 1994 on ABC
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Episode Summary

Cory knows the "necklace" Alan gave him for his birthday is important, he just doesn't know why. After he loses the gift at SCUBA club, he learns its true value.

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Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Alan tells Cory that he won the gloves for finishing second in his weight class; yet when Cory is on the phone, he says they belong to the second best boxer in the whole Navy.

  • QUOTES (10)

    • Minkus: (After deciding to tell the class what SCUBA stands for) I hate myself.
      Shawn: You're not alone.

    • Minkus: I for one plan to stimulate my intellect, and will therefore choose between Vocabulary Club and Debate Team.
      Topanga: I would enjoy communing with the creatures of the sea. I choose SCUBA.
      Minkus: Slap me in a wetsuit and throw me overboard!

    • Alan: (to Amy about Morgan) C'mon. Let me buy her love while I can still afford it.

    • Shawn: Man, Cory, you are the whitest white boy I have ever seen.

    • Amy: (about Cory) It's after dark, I'm kind of worried.
      Alan: Me too, how's he going to survive in the adult world if he can't come up with a better cover story?

    • Mr. Feeny: Can anyone tell me what the acronym "scuba" is? Mr. Matthews?
      Cory: Dooba?
      Mr. Feeny: Scuba Dooba? Mr. Matthews, I have obviously failed you on so many levels.

    • Cory: Did you brush your teeth this morning?
      Shawn: I'm not sure. What day is it?

    • Mr. Feeny: So, now, can anyone tell me what SCUBA stands for? Come on. Someone take a stab at it. Mr. Hunter, you haven't spoken since the fourth grade. S-C-U-B-A. What does it stand for?
      Shawn: Somethin's...creepy...under...boat...Andy?

    • Topanga: Each of our bodies is the master creation of Mother Nature.
      Shawn: Well, except for Minkus. He was created by Mother Goose.

    • Cory: Give them back to me on the most important day of my life.
      Alan: When will that be?
      Cory: Whatever day you give them back.

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    • Mr. Feeny: This has got to be the most half-baked idea you've ever had!
      Cory: No, no, it was fully baked.

      This is a reference to the 1967 film The Graduate starring Dustin Hoffman, and William Daniels.