Love, American Style

Season 5 Episode 6

Love and the Lie

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Sep 21, 1973 on ABC
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Love and the Lie
Icarus "Icky" Baron uses his famous author brother's reputation to impress a girl, telling tales of all his non-existant adventures.

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (2)

      • Icky: My angel, I'm happy, this is the happiest moment in my life.
        Cristabel: Good.
        Icky: Because at this moment, the old Icarus ends and the new Icarus begins.
        Cristabel: How thrilling.
        Icky: Once there was another Icarus.
        Cristabel: A third one?
        Icky: Long ago in a fairy tale, he had wings made of wax and he flew too close to the sun.
        Cristabel: What happened?
        Icky: His wings melted and he fell and fell and fell.
        Cristabel: Don't tell me, umm, his girlfriend did it because she was in love with the wax maker.

      • Marco: Charlie think about it, I mean it's not going to look good with me waiting around for McQueen.
        Charlie: Nothing wrong with that.
        Marco: Are you kidding? All those photographers and reporters seeing me waiting around, sure Steve McQueen's a big movie star but I'm not exactly a nobody.
        Charlie: Okay I'll get there first and cover for you.
        Marco: Okay but don't get there before McQueen's agent.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Dennis Dugan started out as an actor but went into directing, known for his work with Adam Sandler which include Happy Gilmore and Big Daddy.

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • (Icky the liar tells Cristabel about all the important people he's met in his life.)
        Cristabel: James Bond, Sonny & Cher, Johnny Carson?

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