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Season 1 Episode 12

Law & Boarders

Aired Sunday 11:00 PM Oct 07, 2001 on Adult Swim
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Episode Summary

Brendon gets hit and injured by a car only to be blamed for the accident himself. McGuirk fails to get Brendon out of his situation. Meanwhile, Paula's old friend Stephanie is in town.

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    H. Jon Benjamin

    H. Jon Benjamin

    Jason Penopolis, Coach John McGuirk, Perry, Various

    Brendon Small

    Brendon Small

    Brendon Small, Dwayne, Walter, Ken & Junior Addleburg, Various

    Melissa Bardin Galsky

    Melissa Bardin Galsky

    Melissa Robbins, Various

    Janine Ditullio

    Janine Ditullio

    Paula Small, Various (2001-2004)

    Loren Bouchard

    Loren Bouchard

    Josie Small, Phone Voice, Various (Uncredited)

    Kelly Kimball

    Kelly Kimball


    Guest Star

    Mitch Hedberg

    Mitch Hedberg

    Police Officer

    Guest Star

    Will Lebow

    Will Lebow


    Guest Star

    Bill Braudis

    Bill Braudis


    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (4)

      • Stephanie's eyes gradually change shape when she first talks about Richard.

      • Gnome Appearances: The Gnome can be seen in the left forground during the filming of "The Slapstick Barbarian Project"

      • Why was Brendon's hair so short by lying his head on the table? Granted, he's tired, but it looks fine just a few moments later when he sits up.

        Edit: His hair length doesn't actually change, it just appears short because of the weird angle.

      • So how does Brendon go in a matter of days to having both arms bandaged up with a broken nose and a black eye, to just a bad arm in a matter of days? He must heal fast for a young kid.

    • QUOTES (10)

      • Dwayne: (singing) Don't kill children! Don't run em over! Let them live their lives! Let em get older! Don't kill children! Don't run em over! Let them live their lives! Let em get older! Brendon Small! Didn't do anything wrong. He was just riding his bike! They tried to take his life!

      • (Acting)
        Melissa: We should run over some children.
        Jason: Yes, let's go kill children.

      • (Acting)
        Melissa: Is he alive?
        Jason: Yes. Hey, go in the trunk, hot stuff, and go get Daddy the bat.
        Melissa: Sure thing.
        Jason: We'll finish him off.

      • McGuirk: My retarded nephew is innocent.
        Brendon: I'm not retarded.
        McGuirk: Yes, you are. Brendon, shut up. Your Honor, during the day of the accident, Brendon was suffering from a severe bout of mentally challenged…stuff.

      • McGuirk: You thinking about running away or something?
        Brendon: No, I'm not thinking about running away.
        McGuirk: Let me tell you something: you should.

      • Paula: If you're ever a house guest, don't bring strange men over.
        Brendon: I can't make any promises.

      • Brendon: I mowed lawns for a year to get that bike.
        Paula: I bought you that bike for your birthday. You never mowed a lawn in your life.
        Brendon: That's not the point.

      • Officer: Apparently he broke the law by riding ont he wrong side of the road and caused an accident.
        Paula: He has to go to court for that?
        Officer: Hey, did I stutter?
        Paula: No, but it sounded like you lisped a few times.
        Officer: Don't make me aresssst you.

      • Brendon: Who the hell is that?
        Stephaine: Oh, little B. Oh we woke you up. I'm sorry.
        Brendon: Actually the smell of cheap cologne and whiskey woke me up.

      • Brendon: Yeah, I got it. Look, I'll do the community service, and Mom, I'll help pay you back for the car damage. But your honor, I want you to know this. I have learned AB-SO-LUTE-LY NOTHING. Good-day.
        Judge: Brendon--
        Brendon: I BELIEVE I SAID GOOD-DAY!

    • NOTES (5)

    • ALLUSIONS (3)

      • The Intro:
        The intro is an homage to Krzysztof Kieslowski's film, Blue, which is part of his Blue, White, and Red movie trilogy. Blue starts out with a married couple in a car running into a boy on a bike, which kills the husband.

      • McGuirk: No I'm just saying Bruce Boxleitner was the guy in Tron, your honor.
        A funny discussion in the court room about the 1982 film Tron.

      • Episode Title: Law & Boarder
        The title of this episode is a reference to the television show Law & Order.