Dr. Katz

Season 5 Episode 8

Babysitting Ben

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Aug 03, 1998 on Comedy Central
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Babysitting Ben
Katz gets a death threat, via Laura, who is unclear on the details; she didn't press for more information because "I didn't want to make him angry--er."

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  • TRIVIA (1)

    • The book on the Katzs' table is "Love Strings," which was also a movie Dr. Katz wanted to see earlier this season in "Movies." The author is H. Jon, a reference to H. Jon Benjamin, the actor who voices Ben.

  • QUOTES (8)

    • Laura: Dr. Katz, do you think we'll get another death threat?
      Dr. Katz: I certainly hope not Laura.
      Laura: Well, it was a lot more fun around here this week.

    • Laura: Dr. Katz, that guy who wanted to kill you is on line one.
      Dr. Katz: Did he say what it's regarding?

    • Dr. Katz: (to Ben) And you have to set boundaries. I suggest you confine him to the continental United States.

    • Ben: (to Dr. Katz) How about this: I put a noose around your neck, pile up a stack of books, tie the noose around the pipe on the ceiling, and then push the books over, and then you die.

    • Dr. Katz: You're not kidding about the death threat? What exactly did he say?
      Laura: Uh, that he was going to kill you.

    • Dr. Katz: Any messages for me Laura?
      Laura: Uh yeah, there were a couple of calls. A cancellation and um, a death threat.

    • Dr. Katz: You have to let this kid know who's boss.
      Ben: Well Dad, he knows who's boss, don't worry about that.
      Dr. Katz: Well then, let him know that you'd *like* to be boss if there's an opening.

    • Dr. Katz: ... every pet that you ever had, died from neglect.
      Ben: Dad, we're talking about a four-year-old boy here, we're not talking about some dumb guinea pig that has to eat *every single day*.

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