Season 5 Episode 8


Aired Unknown Nov 19, 1997 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Paige: This is a nightmare, Emma Thompson is going to announce to the world that she's gay in the middle of shooting my movie. What if the studio pulls the plug?
      Ellen: They wouldn't do that.
      Paige: Ellen, it's a love story and when Emma is kissing Sean Penn. We would like the audience to think she's into it. Not daydreaming about what Betty Rubble would be like if she was real!

  • Notes

    • David Anthony Higgins, Jeremy Piven and Clea Lewis are credited but don't appear.

    • ABC reran this episode on July 29 1998, after which ABC officially pulled Ellen from its schedule.

    • This episode was nominated for an Emmy for "Writing for a Comedy Series" and won for "Guest Actress in a Comedy Series" (Emma Thompson).

  • Allusions