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Growing Pains

Season 3 Episode 17

The Mom Who Knew Too Much

Aired Unknown Jan 26, 1988 on ABC
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Episode Summary

Female bonding between Maggie and Carol is ripped apart when Maggie spills a secret of Carol's to Jason.

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • In the scene set in the beauty salon, there is a glass of wine and a glass of juice. Then, there are two glasses of juice. Additionally, the levels of the liquids in the glasses fluctuate.

    • QUOTES (6)

      • Jason: There's a chance I'm developing an ulcer.
        Carol: Well, is it serious?
        Jason: Well, it could be, if I get agitated or upset.
        Carol: Well, Mike's just going to have to move out.

      • Carol: I just know that Mom would be real mad if I told you even a hint of the disgusting things that she told me about.
        Jason: There's a difference—what did she say?

      • Jason: Okay, I think it's time we have a family talk about this.
        Mike: (getting up) I should go.
        Carol: Don't worry, Mike, I'm the one who's gonna be grounded.
        Mike: (sitting back down) I should stay.

      • Maggie: You know, when you were a baby, I used to imagine the day when you and I would be trading secrets like sisters.

      • Carol: Mom, that man was flirting with you.
        Maggie: Well, yes.
        Carol: You knew it?
        Maggie: Of course.
        Carol: But, but you're, you're a mother!

      • Jason: Well, guys, finish up your breakfast, we got a lot of chores to do today.
        Mike: Dad, it's Saturday. I mean, today is my day to unwind after all the hard work I put in at school.

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    • ALLUSIONS (2)