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Season 5 Episode 10

Doctor In The House

Aired Unknown Nov 28, 1995 on ABC
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Episode Summary

Doctor In The House
Jill, Wilson, and Al are angry when Tim gets an honorary Ph.D., but Tim later finds out that he got the Ph.D. because the college was going to use him, since he had a TV show, to receive additional funding.

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    Jim Beaver

    Jim Beaver

    Duke Miller

    Guest Star

    Marsha Rodd

    Marsha Rodd

    Barbara Burton

    Guest Star

    Janet MacLachlan

    Janet MacLachlan

    Dean Cummings

    Guest Star

    Debbe Dunning

    Debbe Dunning


    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • When Tim is climbing the ladder on Tool Time and he flips, you can see that the ladder and the wall are connected where they meet, which allows the ladder to flip but not fall.

    • QUOTES (11)

      • Jill: By the time I get my Ph.D, I'll be too old to remember what Ph.D stands for.
        Tim: Don't feel bad, I'm about to get one and I still don't know what it stands for.

      • Brad (to Tim): You got a degree without doing any work? Can I get that type of deal for high school?
        Randy: I hope so. It's your only shot at graduating.

      • Randy: Mom's giving away our toys to charity again.
        Mark: I hate it when she does that.
        Randy: Well, we told her to keep the toys and give you away, but no charity would take you.

      • Tim: If you want to contact Al by computer, he's on e-mail in the flannel net.

      • Tim: It's a letter from the University of Western Michigan, where my wife and I went to college.
        Al: They must have seen our show, and they want their diploma back.

      • (Tim meets his old philosophy professor)
        Tim: "I think, therefore I am." Descartes.
        Professor Garver: That's pretty good for someone who never came to class.
        Tim: I thought I was there, therefore I probably was.
        Professor Garver: I passed you, therefore . . . you're lucky.

      • (Tim and Jill discuss a philosophy class they took together)
        Jill: I got an A in that class.
        Randy (to Tim): What did you get?
        Tim: A lot of sleep.

      • Tim: Today, we're gonna meet a man who has the job that nobody else wants.
        Al: Actually, Tim, I have that job.

      • Tim (to Jill while he's on the phone with Harry): He's calling me Tim "the School Man" Taylor.
        Jill: Harry is drole.
        Tim (to Harry): Uh, Jill called you a troll.

      • Tim: I got a Ph.D. from the University of Western Michigan.
        Brad: You?
        Randy: Are you sure it's not a Ph.D. minus?

      • Tim (to Al): From now on, you'll be standing next to a doctor. Which I guess would make you my nurse.

    • NOTES (0)

    • ALLUSIONS (0)