Holling: (trying to find boiling water) Mike, there's fettucini in here. (pause) What do they use this boiling water for?
Mike: I dunno. Sterilize things?
Holling: Yeah, that's what I reckon. Well here, we better scoop the noodles out.
Joel: (announcing to the Brick that the baby will have to be delivered at home) So why don't you (pointing to Marilyn) go to the office and get my newborn bag. The rest of you, if you want to be helpful, I need more clean towels, boiling water...(sees Holling looking stunned) and a box of cigars. We're having us a baby!
Chris: Why don't you think of the words of Tom Paine, who said, Man did not enter this society to be worse off than he was before, or to have fewer rights than he had before, but to have those rights better secured. When it comes to the right of the mind, he never surrenders it. The mind, that wonderful breeding ground of contradictory impulses like love and hate and rage and empathy. They've all been invited to the party, so you might as well make room for them.
Joel: My masculinity isn't hinged on whether or not I knit.
Chris: It looks like a fine winter's morning out there at the 63rd latitude. Jack frost is tagging up those window panes, hot java, english muffins, locked and loaded. The word on the street is that the Tambo-Vincour addition is due to pop out and see it's shadow manana. From the safety of the womb to the bright unknown. Hey little one, you got 843 expectant aunts and uncles out here all queued up for a little koochie koochie koo.
- "You're Cheatin' Again" by Cat Blues
- "Kick It Up" by John Michael Montgomery
- "Bad Guy Reaction" by Rezillos
Although featured in the opening credits, Barry Corbin [Maurice J. Minnifield] does not appear in this episode.
The new born infant Miranda Bliss Vincoeur was an uncredited role played by Clarissa and Brittany Posner according to a report on Entertainment Tonight.