Growing Pains

Season 3 Episode 13

A Reason to Live

Aired Unknown Dec 08, 1987 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Jill: Every time I get sent to Dewitt, the principal, Mike's usually there.

    • Mike: Boner's the one who dropped the entire bag of plaster in the kitchen.
      Boner: Maybe I wouldn't have dropped it if I'd had some help.
      Jill: (slaps him) You're beyond help.

    • Jason: (about Jill) What's the story about that girl?
      Carol: Well, she never talks to anyone, except to be nasty, and she's always getting into trouble, Dad. I mean, she spends more time in the principal's office than Mike. And worse, she—
      Shelley: She's not into clothes or make-up or anything that's important.

    • Carol: Dad, tell Debbie where you went to medical school.
      Debbie: You went to medical school?
      Carol: Well, of course he did.
      Debbie: Wow, I'm sorry, I thought you were just a psychiatrist.

    • Jason: It all began in my office, with a patient. it was last Wednesday. I was sitting in my off—
      Carl: Wait a minute! You have office hours on Wednesday?
      Jason: Shut up, Carl.

    • Jill: Mike said I should always talk to someone I could trust and confide in.
      Jason: That's my boy!

    • Jill: I talked to my father, and I told him what you suggested I say. I told him I do care about him and about how he feels. I said I knew it was a really tough time for him... that I respected how traumatic an ordeal this was for him to be going through.
      Jason: And what happened?
      Jill: He hugged me.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

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