Dr. Katz

Season 5 Episode 3


Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Jun 29, 1998 on Comedy Central
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Episode Summary

Katz brings up the job issue with Ben, who tries to evade it and the two discuss the issue with a series of metaphors.

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (2)

      • Ben says "every action has an equal and *negative* reaction." However, he is misstating Newton's Third Law of Motion, which is: "For every action there is an equal and *opposite* reaction."

      • Dr. Katz says that Ben is like a caterpillar weaving its cocoon -- spiders weave there webs, but caterpillars don't weave their cocoons.

    • QUOTES (9)

      • Ben: I'll tell you something Dad: every action has an equal and negative reaction. So uh, if you don't act, nothing negative happens.
        Dr. Katz: You're talking physics now. You're matching me science for science. Okay, how about biology: I will kill you if you don't get out of this house you slug.

      • Dr. Katz: Just like the caterpillar weaves its cocoon, you have weaved a cocoon, and I think that you're ready to break free of the confines of the cocoon.
        Ben: And become the big fat butterfly that ...
        Dr. Katz: I was thinking of a Gypsy Moth.

      • Dr. Katz: I know how annoying it is when I bring up the subject of employment.
        Ben: This is what I mean about the coffee; you have a cup of coffee and then you want to talk. And uh, that's not necessarily good for me.

      • Dr. Katz: You know what the slug needs? Not unlike yourself, is a swift kick in the ass.
        Ben: Slugs have asses?

      • Ben: I am like an empty vessel. I am ready to explore, but I have yet to find the right ... crew.

      • (over the intercom)
        Dr. Katz: I was thinking how I could really go for something hot.
        Laura: Like a bowl of oatmeal?
        Dr. Katz: And black.
        Laura: Some tar?

      • Ben: Milk milk lemonade, around the corner fudge is made.

      • Ben: You know what you're like Laura?
        Laura: What?
        Ben: You're like a big ol' ball of bitch.

      • Ben: I gotta get a diaper on.

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