Maxine(about Sean's new tie): I think it would very, very good on Jimmy Smits.
Sean: A bowl of soup would look good on Jimmy Smits (Maxine touches her nose, he removes the tie).
The title of this episode is an allusion to a type of neglect. There are three types of neglect as defined by state law: physical, educational, and emotional. In this episode there seems to be a pattern of neglect that can be predicted based on the history of the person(s) in the story line.