Everybody Hates Chris

Season 2 Episode 13

Everybody Hates Snow Day

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Feb 05, 2007 on The CW



  • Trivia

    • The background music that Chris was rapping to was from Chris Rock's parody song "I Love Champagne."

  • Quotes

    • Principal Edwards: As long as you're you, there'll always be a Caruso.
      Chris: (narrating) I thought about living in Japan.
      Caruso: Arigato, Slappy.
      Chris: (narrating) In London...
      Caruso: Cheerio, Nipsy.
      Chris: (narrating) Morocco...
      Caruso: Asalamalakem, Flip.

    • Chris: (narrating) My father was the only black out in a whiteout.

    • Chris: (narrating) After spending a whole day with Principal Edwards, I no longer felt like an outsider. I had a new friend.
      Principal Edwards: (puts a tardy slip on Chris) You're late.
      Chris: What? A tardy slip? But what about yesterday?
      Principal Edwards: That was in the past. We're in the now, Chris, and now you're late.

    • Chris: Momma, do I have to go to school? I mean, it's snowin' like crazy.
      Rochelle: It's snow, Chris, not Armageddon. Now hurry up. You know the buses are gonna be runnin' slow.

    • Rochelle: This guy kept me on the train for five hours and took all my money!
      Julius: How much money did you have?
      Rochelle: A dollar.

    • Chris: (narrating) My father was willing to brave the elements to save his son, but to save money, he'd bought the cheapest tires known to man. He's the only black out in a white-out!

    • (Chris walks out into the blizzard)
      Chris: (narrating) I hadn't seen a sea of white like this since the Republican National Convention!

    • (Chris arrives at his deserted school)
      Chris: Hello? Is anybody here?
      Chris: (narrating) I wouldn't put it past all the other kids to hide from me.

  • Notes

    • Music from this episode:

      J. Geils Band's "Freeze Frame" plays at the beginning of the show.

      Chris and the principal lip sync and dance to Run DMC's "Rock Box."

  • Allusions

    • Rochelle addresses the robber as "Scarface." Scarface is an Al Pacino movie about Tony "Scarface" Montana, who comes to Miami from Cuba and becomes a powerful gangster. "Scarface" was also Al Capone's nickname.

    • Chris (narrating): I went back in to find crouching tiger, hidden principal.

      This is a play on the 2000 movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, which featured several scenes of gravity-defying martial arts moves.