Season 10 Episode 1

Baby Balk

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Sep 19, 1991 on NBC
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Episode Summary

Sam and Rebecca each separately turn to the Drs. Crane for help in conceiving a baby.

Who was the Episode MVP ?

    Rhea Perlman

    Rhea Perlman

    Carla Lozupone Tortelli LeBec

    George Wendt

    George Wendt

    Hilary Norman "Norm" Peterson

    Ted Danson

    Ted Danson

    Sam "Mayday" Malone

    Bebe Neuwirth

    Bebe Neuwirth

    Dr. Lilith Sternin-Crane (1986-1993)

    Kirstie Alley

    Kirstie Alley

    Rebecca Howe (1987-1993)

    John Ratzenberger

    John Ratzenberger

    Clifford C "Cliff" Clavin, Jr

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • Norm claims that he never knew that the bar had a piano. He seemed well aware of it in the first season episode Showdown when Sam's brother dazzled the gang with his piano playing and singing skills.

    • QUOTES (9)

      • Cliff: Nice to see Woody in charge, huh? It seems like only yesterday he couldn't find his way around the bar and he got lost in the storeroom.
        Norm: That was yesterday.

      • Frasier: Sam, your whole life has been a string of meaningless albeit enjoyable sexual encounters. Now for the first time you're engaging in a meaningful productive pursuit. It's a common conflict between what we call recreational sex and procreational sex.
        Sam: What?
        Frasier: Oh dirty sex and clean sex.

      • Frasier: Sam what is it?
        Sam: I-I-can't.
        Frasier: Is it an accident? A fire? Do you want us to follow you? Sam, look just pull yourself together and tell me what it is.
        Sam: I can't.
        Frasier: Yes, you can. Just organize your thoughts, form the words, and tell me.
        Sam: I can't.
        Frasier: Sam, if you want me to help you, you're gonna have to tell me what the problem is.
        Sam: I am.
        Frasier: Then what is it?
        Sam: (yelling) I can't!

      • Sam: Woody, we're out of here. You're in charge of the bar.
        Woody: Why bother, Sam? Whenever you put me in charge nobody every listens to me. I just get laughed at and get drinks poured over my head.
        Sam: If anyone does that to you, you just sic Carla on them.
        Woody: I'm talkin' about Carla.

      • Rebecca: Look I don't want it to be that we just do it. I want this to be special. I mean what's going to happen when our child asks us about the night we conceived. What are we going to say?
        Sam: How about, "Mind your own business?"

      • Norm: Sammy, we have a smoking section?
        Sam: Yeah over by the piano.
        Norm: I gotta turn my head more.

      • Woody: Of course where's my head?
        Carla: Probably in the pumpkin patch wondering when the mix up occurred.

      • Norm: Cliffie, I hate to interrupt but we're here.
        Cliff: Normie, how come you always drop me off six blocks away from my house?
        Norm: This time it's a mile. Get out.

      • Sam: If were gonna have a baby, I'm gonna need my Johnny!

    • NOTES (2)

    • ALLUSIONS (0)