Drawn Together

Season 3 Episode 6

Mexican't Buy Me Love

Aired Thursday 10:30 PM Nov 08, 2006 on Comedy Central
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Episode Summary

Mexican't Buy Me Love
Captain Hero is desperate to hang out with the Cool Kids, like Spanky, Clara and Foxxy while Foxxy is desperate to save the world from a meteor. In the meantime, Ling-Ling takes up cockfighting in order to bribe the Mexican police.

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Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (5)

    • When Foxxy puts mousse in Captain Hero's hair to turn him into Hero Calrissian, there's a vagina drawn in her armpit. This might be a reference to earlier episodes, where she was shown to have hairy armpits.

    • The King of Mexico can be seen drinking a bottle of Tequila with a worm inside of it. It is actually illegal to add worms to Tequila. Only mezcals contain the worms.

    • Ling Ling states that 500 billion pesos is almost twelve American dollars. In reality, 500 billion pesos is about 46 billion dollars according to exchange rates around the time of the airing of the show.

    • Although Drawn Together has broken the fourth wall in the past, this is the first time it has been mentioned that a housemember is voiced by an actor. Namely, Spanky Ham is revealed to be voiced by Adam Carolla.

    • ComedyCentral.com incorrectly labeled the title for this episode as "Captain Hero and the Cool Kids". According to executive producer Bill Freiberger, the working title was mistakenly sent out by Comedy Central.

  • QUOTES (18)

  • NOTES (5)

  • ALLUSIONS (11)

    • Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back:

      Foxxy's introduction of Captain Hero to the cool kids as "Hero Calrissen is a reference to the 1980 movie The Empire Strikes Back where Han Solo's best friend was Lando Calrissen.

    • Star Wars:

      The part where Toot swoops down in a spaceship to distract the King of Mexico's mutated form is a reference to the movie Star Wars where Han Solo did the same thing to Darth Vader. The reference is further punctuated by the fact that Toot is flying a spaceship that looks like the Millenium Falcon that Han Solo flies, only with a Mexican hat at the top of it. Han Solo also says "he's all yours kid!" just like Toot.

    • The Newlywed Game:

      Toot and Ling-Ling's answer of "Up the Butt" is a reference to an incident on the 1970's version of the game show The Newlywed Game. In response to Bob Eubanks's question "Where is the most unusual place you made whoopie?" a woman replied "That would be in the butt, Bob!" For years Eubank insisted that the incident never happenend and was just an urban legend, but the clip surfaced a few years ago on a special featuring outragous Game Show clips hosted by Eubanks and former Comedy Central gameshow host Ben Stein.

    • Can't Buy Me Love:

      The title and subplot of this episode are based on the 1987 film.

    • The Fast And The Furious:

      Captain Hero's mentions The Fast and the Furious, a 2001 movie about the import racing scene starring Paul Walker and Vin Diesel.

    • King of Mexico: By the power of Mencia!
      This is an allusion to both He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Carlos Mencia. In the He-Man TV show, the character Prince Adam would say, "By the Power of Grayskull!" before transforming into He-Man. Carlos Mencia is the actor who provides the voice for the King of Mexico.

    • Captain Hero: What does Captain Hero have in common with Lance Armstrong's left testicle? We are both single.

      This is a reference to Lance Armstrong's battle with testicular cancer. After recovering, he went on to win the Tour de France, the most well known professional cycling race, seven consecutive times.

    • The Tonight Show With Jay Leno:

      El Esta Noche is supposed to be the Mexican version of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Jose Leno is a parody of Jay Leno, the only major difference is that Jose has a mustache and hat. Also, they both have an African American guitar player named Kevin on their shows.

    • Rodney King Incident

      Foxxy says, "This is just as uncool as the Rodney King tickling." She is referring to when Rodney King was beaten and arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991. The incident was videotaped by a bystander. The police brutality was believed to be racially motivated and caused tension between African Americans and the LAPD.

    • Deep Impact:

      Foxxy says, "And if the movie Deep Impact was any indication of what would happen next, the whole planet was about to become boring and unwatchable."
      This is a reference to the fact that the 1998 film about a comet colliding into Earth, Deep Impact, was a flop at the box office, even though it was well-scripted by apocalyptic movie standards.

    • Looney Toons: Road Runner:

      When Toot says "See you later asshole", She jumps up says "beep beep" and runs away. This refers to the roadrunner from the Road Runner/Coyote cartoons.