Boy Meets World

Season 5 Episode 12

Raging Cory

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Jan 09, 1998 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Also, in this episode, Cory refers to Topanga as "daughter of Miriam." In the episode "Boy Meets Girl," Topanga says that her parents' names are Jedediah and Chloe. Also, in other episodes they are called Jedediah and Rhiannon.

      Explanation:  He is speaking in biblical terms.  When Cory says that he would be a "father smiter" the Biblical meaning of smite is to "strike with passion or emotion" from c.1300.  He then says "Topanga, daughter of Miriam".  Miriam was the older sister of Moses.

    • In This Little Piggy, Little Cory was a small pink pig. In this episode, Little Cory is a large, black, pot-bellied pig.

  • Quotes

    • Topanga: Cory, get up.
      Cory: No, I don't wanna get up. I hit my father. That's gotta be a bad sin. If this were the bible I'd be a father smiter. I'd be Cory; Son of Alan the Bruised.
      Topanga: Cory, you've got a great relationship with your father.
      Cory: You know what, you shouldn't be here. If they find you here with me, they'll stone you.

    • Eric (on the phone): Hello, Philly General? Have any middle aged men been admitted this afternoon with basketball injuries. (pause) That many, huh?

    • Shawn: I can't believe you hit your dad. Now, does he have to leave the house in shame? Do you get his woman?

    • Cory: Shawn, I need to sleep on your couch.
      Shawn: What happened?
      Cory: I got into a fight with my dad.
      Jack: Everybody gets into a fight with their dad.
      Cory: Yeah, I knocked him down.
      Jack: That's not quite as common.

    • Eric: I'm volunteering for the witness protection program.
      Cory: Eric, you didn't witness any crime.
      Eric: I hit my father. I saw the whole thing.

    • Mr. Feeny: I mean, he knocked you on your keister man!

    • Eric: You jumped out of a moving plane rather than talk to me.
      Alan: You're exaggerating. The air sucked me out, like a vacuum.
      Eric: You hit the ground and started running!

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