The team Dillon played in this episode is the Georgetown Eagles from Georgetown, TX in real life.
Georgetown is a suburb of Austin similar to Pflugerville, where the show is shot/based. Georgetown is approximately 15 miles north of Pflugerville. Georgetown and Pflugerville are both in district 14-5A and play each other every year.
Tyra and Jason are playing the game Quarters in Jason's room at the Rehab Center.
Quarters is a drinking game. Players bounce a quarter off of a table in an attempt to have the quarter land into a shot-glass (or cup).
Buddy Garrity: "Carpe Diem"
Carpe Diem is a Latin phrase meaning "seize the day"
Matt Saracen is singing Mr. Sandman to his Grandmother.
Words & Music by Pat Ballard
Recorded by The Chordettes, 1954(#1) on the Billboard Charts.
Brian "Smash" Williams father's name is Michael Williams and the grave stone says Michael Williams, March 14 1954-October 26th 1999. He was only 45 years old.
Lyla: I'm sorry. There are no words that can ever express that, but I am so sorry. Please.
(Lyla starts crying)
Jason: Did you have sex with him? How many times?
Lyla: Jason, please.
Jason: Oh come on, how many?... You can go.
Tami: It's becoming a thing. I mean, it's a thing. And you know what thing it is, it's that thing that we always knew was going to happen to our little girl. It's that thing—that thing's happening now.
Coach Taylor: Well, at least she's not interested in a serial killer, or one of the Riggins. I've got the keys, come on honey, let's go!
Tyra: Garrity! Garrity! Yo, Garrity just hold up.
Lyla: Hi, Tyra.
Tyra: So, I heard.
Lyla: What'd you hear?
Tyra: Jason punched out Tim
Lyla: Oh, right.
Tyra: Yeah, yeah. I heard you were there.
Lyla: Yeah, I was.
Tyra: So, why'd he do it?
Lyla: I don't know. Maybe just a misunderstanding, you know guys.
Tyra: Oh, yeah misunderstandings. That's funny. The rumors are flying just so you're aware.
Lyla: Yeah, well I'm sure they're not true.
Tyra: Right, well I didn't even tell you what they were. You know, I know you and Tim have been spending a lot of time together.
Lyla: I got—I got ethics class, so I gotta go.
Landry: You know, you've gotta make a change, my friend. This is extremely important. This isn't just the first date. This—this is your pre-release party.
Matt: My what?
Landry: You know I'm—I'm really thrilled about the idea of being left alone with your grandmother at night. You know how I feel about the whole situation.
Matt: Landry, my grandma is not a witch. Okay, she's just not.
Smash: You move us to Dillon to get us out the ghetto, or to get us away from Dad?
Mrs. Williams: You don't know what you're talking about.
Smash: No, I really want to bring it up. Like we—we should talk about this.
Mrs. Williams: You need to shut your mouth.
Smash: Mama, I'm serious--
Mrs. Williams: Take your smart mouth and your plate and get away from my table. You don't talk to me like that.
Coach Taylor: You want a beer?
Matt: Uh, no thanks. I'm driving.
Coach Taylor: I was joking.
Landry: Singing to your grandma may be the one thing that gets you into Julie Taylor's funhouse.
Landry: Don't tell me you haven't thought about that.
Matt: That's—that's—that's just wrong.
Jason: Did you, uh. Did you hear anything else?
Coach Taylor: Yeah, yeah I heard.
Jason: Sorry I laid your full-back out.
Jason: (imitating Tim Riggins) Here's to good friends in Texas. Texas, forever.
Tyra: (imitating Lyla Garrity) I'm the perfect Lyla Garrity. Go Panthers. (clapping)
Lyla: I lost Jason.
Lyla: I was unfaithful, Daddy.
Buddy: Well…We all make mistakes, and we—we grow up, but you're my little girl. You're my daughter and I want you to always remember that.
Lyla: You've never left a game before.
Buddy: It's only a game. You're my daughter.
Aaron Rahsaan Thomas was nominated for the 2007 Image Award for "Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series" for this episode.
Music in the Episode:
Hinder - "Lips of an Angel"
"Members Only" jacket that Matt Saracen bought. Members Only is a brand of clothing that became popular in the 1980s for the "Members Only Jacket". Members Only jackets are remembered today as an '80s fad.
Matt tries to takes Julie to the new movie Eragon which is about a boy that learns he is a dragon rider. It is based on a book by Christopher Paolini in his Inheritance series.
Slammin' Sammy Mead: Do you believe in miracles, folks?
The Dillon Announcer is alluding to Al Michaels very famous call "Do you believe in miracles, yes" when the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey team defeated the Soviet Union team at the Olympics at Lake Placid, New York.
The nickname Slammin'Sammy alludes to all time great golf pro Slammin' Sammy Snead.