Boy Meets World

Season 3 Episode 13

New Friends and Old

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Jan 19, 1996 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • At the end of the episode, Frankie's Dad enters Cory's house through the back door. As he is not a frequent guest of the family, he should be knocking at the front door.

    • Shawn says he hates poetry. Later, he'll learn to love it, and actually write some of his own.

    • In this episode, we learn that Mr. Turner comes from a wealthy family in Connecticut.

    • In this episode, Amy calls Frankie's father "Francis", but in The Thrilla' In Philla', Mr. Feeny calls him "Leslie".

  • Quotes

    • Mr. Feeny: That, Mr. Stechino, is the test of a real friendship.
      Frankie: But what if Cory and Shawn fail that test?
      Mr. Feeny: Ha, welcome to my life.

    • Cory: I tried to get away on my bike but Frankie jogged behind me the entire way. I mean, pound for pound, he is the fastest man on earth.

    • Frankie: I walk alone in this world, except for the grilled cheese sandwich in my pocket.

    • Shawn: I hate poetry!
      Cory: Shawn, if our friend who's going to let us live likes poetry, then we like poetry!
      Shawn: Oh, poetry! I thought you said...liver.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Shawn nicknames a 7th grader "Dances with Sweaters"; an allusion to the Kevin Costner film, Dances with Wolves.

    • Frankie: Here I wander, like the Israelites in the days of Yul Brynner.

      A reference to the film The Ten Commandments, in which Yul Brynner played Rameses.