Everybody Hates Chris

Season 2 Episode 1

Everybody Hates Rejection

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Oct 01, 2006 on The CW



  • Trivia

    • Louise's line is changed in the aired episode. She says to Chris, "Stay away from my granddaughter, you cockeyed hooligan." In the previews she calls him a "two-toned runt".

  • Quotes

    • (On taking nominations to head the neighborhood watch)
      Vanessa: Who made the pie?
      Rochelle: I did.
      Vanessa: I nominate Rochelle to be the next block watch captain.

    • Louise: Stay away from my granddaughter, you cockeyed hooligan!
      Chris: (narrating) Turns out all the women didn't like me, either.

    • Chris: Hey where y'all moving too?
      Kiesha: This place in California. It's supposed to be really really nice. Palm trees and lawns, no violence and no crime
      Chris: Oh, what's it called?
      Kiesha: Compton
      Chris: [narrating] I always wondered how that worked out for them.

    • Louise: I heard a noise in my house.
      Rochelle: I heard a noise in my house, too. And that's you at my damn door!

    • Chris: Even on my block things were starting to get out of control, the muggers were getting mugged.
      Mugger #1: Let me hold a quarter.
      Mugger #2: 'Zup, little man, let me hold a dollar real quick. I'll take that quarter too.

    • Chris: It used to take years to become a junkie, but crack cut that down to 37 minutes.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • When Chris was practicing asking the girl out with Greg, the narrator makes a comment about "Brokeback Hallway." This was in reference to the 2005 movie Brokeback Mountain based on the novel be E Annie Proulx, about the homosexual relationship between two cowboys.

    • The white Bronco driving on the freeway was OJ Simpson from 1994.

    • The film clip shown was of Pam Grier as Coffy from the movie of the same name. A lesser known fact was Coffy spawned the movie Foxy Brown which Antonio Fargas starred in.

    • Chris's outfit for his date was based on Don Johnson's outfit from Miami Vice. The series started airing in September 1984.