Dr. Katz

Season 5 Episode 7

Chain Letter

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Jul 27, 1998 on Comedy Central
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Chain Letter
Ben is surprised to get a letter from boyhood friend Lance Garcy. Turns out it's a chain letter, and Ben is quite awed by its power of causing tragedy to strike those who ignore it.

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    • QUOTES (6)

      • Gilbert: I also knew the Beetles when they were getting together and they also, they couldn't come up with a name for their group. In fact, they uh, came to me and said, '...We're thinking of calling ourselves 'Five Nice-Looking Young Men Who Play Musical Instruments And Are Not Jewish'.' And I said, 'I think it's a long title and I think it's information that is not necessary.' ... Finally, they came to me and said, 'We're gonna call ourselves 'The Beatles ... Who Just So Happen to Not Be Jewish'.'

      • Dr. Katz: I have created what's called a profit sharing plan, which means that every quarter, I will put some money from this company into a, essentially a retirement account ... Money that will become yours when you turn 59.
        Laura: Oh ... could I just have an extra 15 minutes for lunch instead?

      • Ben: Since I haven't sent the chain letter, people have died, and nobody loves me. Do you see the connection?
        Dr. Katz: Yeah, nothing has changed, essentially.

      • Ben: Dad, I bid you adieu.
        Dr. Katz: I see your 'adieu' and I raise you a tootaloo.

      • Gilbert: (to Laura) I come in here; I try to be nice, and you just, you look at me with that angry, disapproving look.

      • Wendy: I want an hour glass figure. Right now, I have an hour-and-a-half. I have a little too much time on my ass.

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      • Wendy: "I haven't touched a man since 'Hands Across America'."
        Hands Across America was a fund-raising event held on May 25, 1986. More than 5 million people paid $10 apiece to reserve a place in the line which was hoped would stretch from coast to coast. The money was used to fight homelessness and hunger.