Boy Meets World

Season 2 Episode 21

The Thrilla' in Phila'

Aired Friday 8:30 PM May 05, 1995 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Cory: AB-negative.
      Mr. Turner: Universal recipient, that should come in handy.

      AB-positive is the universal recipient blood type.

    • In this episode, Kelly Packard appears as Candy. She previously appeared in the first season as Tracy, a girl who double dates with Eric and Jason.

    • Cory accepts a collect call at a pay phone.

    • Cory has a different locker in this episode. The locker he opens (with Joey in it), usually belongs to Eric; and Cory usually has a locker next to Shawn.

    • Mr. Feeny calls Frankie's father "Leslie". In New Friends and Old Amy calls him "Francis".

  • Quotes

    • (Cory and Joey argue about where to hold the second fight)
      Joey: Tonight, midnight. The abandoned warehouse on seventh.
      Cory: No, Four o'clock; Feeny's backyard.
      Joey: No! Eight o'clock! The
      abandoned shipyard by the pier.
      Cory: No! Dinnertime! My kitchen!
      Joey: Is it abandoned?

    • Joey: Maybe I'll just whip your sorry, elfin duck-face now!

    • Shawn: OK, look. Joey trained with Frankie, the Immovable Object. My advice to you: Move.

    • Feeny: Set him down now.
      Vader: Feeny, you can't tell me what to do anymore. I'm not one of your punk students. I'm the face of death!
      Feeny: You were scarier when you had acne.

    • Jonathan: I thought you said you'd never have to fight!
      Cory: Mr. Turner, you should know by now; I'm wrong about absolutely everything!

    • Topanga: I need a quote to go with your picture, unless you still want to go with 'Ruh'.
      Cory: Well, what did you put for you?
      Topanga: I do my thing and you do your thing. You are you and I am I; and if in the end we end up together, it's beautiful.
      Cory: Put the same for me.

  • Notes

    • Kelly Packard who played Candy would eventually join the cast of Baywatch with Yasmin Bleeth a year later.

    • Pop Quiz was supposed to be the last episode of the series. However, the show did get picked up again and season two had three more episodes beginning seven weeks after this one aired. On the night that "The Thrilla in Phila" was shown, Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel hosted t.g.i.f. from the "Chubbie's" set and assured the viewers that it wasn't over yet.

  • Allusions

    • Title: The Thrilla' in Phila This is a reference to the "The Thrilla in Manila", a boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.