Dinner for Five

Season 1 Episode 4

Ron Livingston, Kevin Pollack, Sarah Silverman, Rod Steiger

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Apr 29, 2002 on IFC



  • Trivia

    • This episode was filmed at the Saddle Peak Lodge, located at 419 Cold Canyon Road in Calabasas, CA.

      The restaurant, which was once a bordello, is known for its wild game, on the menu and on the walls.

  • Quotes

    • Rod Steiger: Acting applies so much to life. You have more knowledge, you have more courage. To me, acting is exploring life in front of an audience. That's tough, because when you go wrong you look like an idiot. But when you go right you're might be making a memory, which, that's the highest gift anyone at this table can give anybody.

    • Kevin Pollack: (about Sarah Silverman's un-PC humor) Also for a fellow comedian, let me just say on your behalf, if I may be so bold, if you have to explain your humor because they don't get it and its taken in the wrong way and made an issue out of it. You're 19 miles past the joke, there's no going back and saying...anything.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Road to Perdition

      Pollack's reference to Tom Hanks upcoming dark role with director Sam Mendes proved to be the film Road to Perdition in which Hanks played a mob hitman.

    • JAG / For a Few Good Men

      Kevin Pollack refers to 'his' role on JAG, implying that the TV show is based on the movie he appeared in, For a Few Good Men.

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