Season 3 Episode 11

The Trainer

Aired Tuesday 8:30 PM Dec 19, 1996 on NBC
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Bill finds himself the victim of a Fitness Club fraud, while the rest of the staff discover a shocking secret about Dave's heritage.

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    • TRIVIA (3)

    • QUOTES (7)

      • Jimmy: You poor, misguided, Canadian bastard.

      • Lisa: You're Canadian?
        Jimmy: I am?
        Lisa: Not you, sir. Him.
        Jimmy: Oh no. Dave? He's from the Midwest, the heart of America where the real Americans live. You're as American as apple pie, aren't you Dave?
        Dave: Yeah.
        Lisa: Then what is this all about?
        Dave: What's what all ab- uh What's what?
        Lisa: You're afraid to say it, aren't you.
        Dave: No.
        Lisa: Yes, you are.
        Dave: No.
        Lisa: Yes, you are. If you have nothing to hide say "about".
        Dave: No.
        Lisa: Say it.
        Dave: No.
        Lisa: Say "out".
        Dave: No.
        Lisa: House. Pouch.
        Dave: Your honour, I plead the fifth.
        Lisa: I don't know if you have that right.
        Dave: I do too, eh.
        Jimmy: Oh my God.

      • Jimmy: You don't get it, do you?
        Dave; No. But I've gotten used to that.

      • Dave: Well, you've got me, alright? Yes, yes, I'm Canadian. And I'm actually 46 years old, I'm secretly married and have two children living in New Jersey and at night I patrol the streets of Gotham City in my customized Davemobile.

      • Dave: I hardly remember Canada. I have a vague recollection of very clean state-run daycare facility and that's about it.

      • Jimmy: Dave, make-believe is for little girls and mental patients.

      • Matthew: Hey, what part of Africa you from?
        Catherine: Shut up.
        Matthew: No, seriously, say something in African.
        Catherine: Shut the F...

    • NOTES (2)

      • After eating some ten day old doughnuts, Bill reports they taste just like the ones his mother used to make. This is a call back to the Arcade episode where Bill's addiction to stale sandwiches is linked to growing up eating month old sandwiches made by his mother.

      • Ben Stiller is the fifth SNL alumni to be on this show.

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