Season 4 Episode 4

Driving Miss Ethyl

Aired Friday 9:30 PM Jun 29, 1994 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Earl: There's one member of my family that's still missing.
      Charlene: Gee, Aunt Pearl is awful far away.
      Earl: No, it's not Aunt Pearl.
      Robbie: Well, Cousin Gus is dead.
      Fran: So is Grandpa Louie.
      Charlene: We don't have a pet.
      Robbie: Maybe he means the TV...
      Ethyl: It's ME, you buffoons, ME!

    • Ethyl: (singing with the radio) Tie a yellow ribbon round the old oak tree, it's been three long years, do you still want me?
      Earl: (to himself) I'm never gonna make it.
      Ethyl: If I don't see a yellow ribbon round the old oak tree, I'm gonna get on the bus, forget about us, and put the blame on meeee, if I don't see a yellow ribbon round the old oak treeee.
      Earl: That's it.
      Ethyl: Not so fast, there's more.
      Earl: No there's not, the song just ended.
      Ethyl: Did not.
      Earl: Did too!
      (Earl rips out the car radio and tosses it out the window)
      Earl: And you'll be next out the window if you don't shut up!

    • (Earl and Ethyl are in the car)
      Ethel: (hitting Earl with her cane) It's too fast! You're driving too fast! I don't like it when It's too fast!
      Earl: Will you let me get out of the driveway!

  • Notes

    • This episode was nominated for the best prime-time sitcom of
      1994, but it lost to the 5th season of the Simpsons.

    • Ethel is the only living survivor at her high school reunion. Which makes you wonder why exactly they had a reunion to begin with?!

  • Allusions

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