Rice: As I always say...
If opportunity knocks but once, go to bed with your pants on.
A rose in a minefield is still a rose; just step lively.
People don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
But pretty soon tomorrow's gonna be yesterday, and what d'ya have to look forward to then?
Alvin Rice is the name, mutual funds is my game!
B.J.: So, Margaret, we have a decision. Either we get Levin new tags--or we drain him and fill his body with A positive.
B.J.: What's the word on Rice?
B.J.: If he doesn't shut up I'm going to stage a new production of Death of a Salesman.
Joe Mullen: Aren't you going to wear your stole?
Father Mulcahy: The house of the Lord is open twenty four hours of the day.
B.J.: If a guy's got B+ blood, it'd be nice if his dog tags didn't say A+.
Margaret: A mistake on his dog tags?
B.J.: Sort of a blood typo.
This was the first of two episodes directed by David Ogden Stiers.
BJ mentions Death of a Salesman, a play written by Arthur Miller; it features Willy Loman, a salesman struggling to keep his job and the admiration of his sons.
Winchester: A little coffee after dinner. The undrinkable chasing the inedible.
Winchester makes a pun on Oscar Wilde's famous description of fox hunting: the unspeakable in pursuit of the inedible.