He & She

Season 1 Episode 3

How to Fail in Business by Really Trying

Aired Wednesday 12:00 AM Sep 20, 1967 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Dick: Who could that be? It's 2:00 in the morning.
      Paula: Do burglars knock?
      Dick: I don't know. It depends on the way they're brought up.

    • Angostura: Did we disturb you?
      Dick: Almost.

    • Paula: I think I know somebody who can buy this building.
      Dick: No kidding. Who?
      Paula: You.

    • Paula: Dick, may I see you for just a minute please?
      Dick: Let's go the other way. We're wearing out the rug.

    • Paula: Harry, you're one of our closest friends. My window's always open to you.

    • Paula: Well, how 'bout it?
      Dick: Not so good.
      Paula: We didn't get the building?
      Dick: We got the building.

    • Dick: (to Paula) In the big city, nobody says it's a great deal if it's a great deal. If it's a bad deal they say it's a great deal. If they say it's a great deal then it's not a great deal. Believe me, there's a great deal of difference between a great deal and a great deal.

    • Paula: Oh, Oscar, how nice to see you.
      Oscar: That's what everybody says.

    • Oscar: How much did you put down or would that be prying?
      Dick: That'd by prying.

    • Janice: I have to go. I have to get to the airport.
      Oscar: I'll drive you.
      Janice: That's very kind of you but won't it be taking you out of your way?
      Oscar: We won't know that 'til later.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The title of this episode is a play on the successful Broadway musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.