Steven: Think of the models, Jack. We have to help the models!
Jack: Do you listen to yourself?
Steven: I try not to.
Jack: I jinxed myself by enjoying my success.
Steven: That's ridiculous! That's like saying the room is not filled with cupcakes and then we're up to our necks in cupcakes!
Jack: Are you baked right now?
Steven: A little, yeah.
Seth: (Looking into a bag with his winnings) Is that all twenty-eight thousand?
Bookie: Yeah, as per you requested in small bills. So you can roll around in it.
(Mimi walks inside the kitchen looking distressed)
Jack: Hey Mimi, why aren't you at Margie's table?
Mimi: Because I can't take it anymore. She's making all these unreasonable demands and I'm being groped from all sides. It's like I fell into a tank at Sea World.
(After Jim saves Teddy from the robbers, Teddy feels he owes Jim)
Teddy: (Teddy holds a knife in his hand) Here, it's high carbon Japanese steel with an ergonomic handle. Take it.
Jim: Teddy. Gosh. I told you, you don't owe me anything, okay. I don't want your knives, I don't want anything. Except...
Teddy: What? Tell me? Tell me what you want so I can finally be free, man.
Jim: Teach me fugu.
Teddy: Blowfish? No way. It's not even legal. It took me two years to get my fugu license and that's only good in Japan.
Jim: You said I could have anything.
Teddy: Not that. Or sex with me. Not those two things.
Jim: You owe me.
Teddy: (annoyed) I knew it.
Seth: You know, I feel a little bad that things are going so great for me and things are going so poorly for Jack.
Teddy: If you feel so guilty, why don't you give him some of your winnings?
Seth: Is this really about money or is this about something much deeper?
Jack: (narrating) Look, we all know nothing in life is easy. So, sometimes when your luck runs out, you gotta be willing to dig down deep, stare fortune in the face... and lie like a rug.
(A robber holds Jack and Steven hostage and runs inside the kitchen)
Jack: He's by himself in the kitchen. Go get him.
Steven: You go get him.
Steven: I'm a sous-chef, not Rambo.
Seth: Teddy, wow, big night. Hey speaking of money, how much do you have?
Teddy: What do you mean? On me?
Seth: No, no, no. In the world.
Teddy: Ah, I'm out. Whatever it is, I am out.
Seth: Come on man, gambling's in your blood.
Teddy: Oh right, right, right. 'Cause I'm Asian. I also own my own dojo and my pockets are full of firecrackers.
Seth: You know what, you can just say no. You don't have to insult me.
(referring to a bet that Teddy disapproved of)
Seth: Woo-hoo! Handsome Last came in. Ten to one! I should've bet more.
Teddy: What bet? I thought you were broke.
Seth: Yeah, yeah. Except for that twenty bucks I may have borrowed from your wallet.
Jack: (narrating) Here's the thing about being a leader. Everybody takes their cues from you. So no matter what curve ball fate throws you, you can never let them see you sweat.
(Seth and the other chefs are being robbed. He drops his credit card into a bag)
Seth: Take it, take it. They're all maxed out anyway.
(After Jack's speech jeers up the staff)
Teddy: Man's got a gift.
Seth: I love that guy.
Jim: He's healing us with his words.
Steven: In another scenario, that could've got him laid.
Steven: You look like the cat that did the canary.
Jack: Come on. This might be the best night of my life. How much better can it get?
Steven: Apparently, you've never done it with twins.
Jack: (narrating) Here's the thing about New York City, it's a city of small apartments and even smaller kitchens. Which is why New Yorkers love to eat out. And the good news is, their favorite restaurants start to feel like home.
This episode features the second, and final appearance of Tony the hot dog vendor.
Original International Air Dates:
Australia: May 19, 2006
Norway: November 25, 2007
Czech Republic: December 4, 2011 on Prima COOL
When Steven tells Jack that he is a 'sous-chef, not Rambo' refers to the movie series, 'Rambo'. The story is about a Vietnam War veteran, played by Sylvester Stallone, who is skilled in guerrilla warfare. The film has been criticized for its strong, mindless violence.