Season 1 Episode 7

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Aug 18, 2006 on USA



  • Trivia

    • Pineapple Spotting: There is a pineapple-shaped, pink perfume bottle on a nightstand in Robert's attic.

    • Psych-Out: Shawn jokingly acts in a homosexual way, while Gus just responds with a mixture of anger and amusement.

  • Quotes

    • Lassiter: I thought I told you "No."
      Shawn: But your eyes said "Yes."

    • Gus: (talking about the new secretary Shawn hired) Does she answer the phone?
      Shawn: Yes, but only her cell phone – she's expecting a call from Milan.
      Gus: Does she file?
      Shawn: Mostly her nails.
      Gus: Coffee?
      Shawn: Yes, she wants one.

    • Shawn: Good morning detectives… collecting donations for the policeman's ball?
      Lassiter: We don't have balls.
      Shawn: I honestly have no response to that.
      Lassiter: Need I remind you, Mr. Spencer, what happens when you interfere with a police investigation?
      Shawn: Uhh… the case gets solved.

    • Gus: Don't touch that, it's blood.
      Shawn: It's not blood.
      Gus: Enjoy your hepatitis.

    • Lassiter: Do you not knock?
      Juliet: There's no door.
      Lassiter: And?

    • (Gus and Shawn driving)
      Gus: I have to get back to work.
      Shawn: Gus? The plot is thickening!
      Gus: Shawn, I've already missed two days this week.
      Shawn: Oh, fine, fine, fine. I respect your wishes. Jerk chicken.
      Gus: You know that's right.
      (Scene fades, then comes back, this time with Shawn driving, and Gus just waking up.)
      Shawn: There he is.
      Gus: What time is it?
      Shawn: Day time.
      Gus: What happened?
      Shawn: Uh... I might have dropped six allergy pills in your frosty while you were peeing.

    • (Holding a beeping instrument)
      Gus: I got a cold spot, right here! Feel it?
      Shawn: Yes, yes, I do! Robert, we've definitely got something here. (lowers voice) You're standing under a vent.

    • Gus: When I asked her her name, Shawn, she said, "My name... "
      (Shawn cuts in with a high pitched voice)
      Shawn: "My name is Wilting Flower, I died without knowing love, will you be my friend?"
      Gus: H-How did you know that? I never told that to anyone before?!
      Shawn: I was Wilting Flower! Gus! I can't believe you fell for that!

  • Notes

    • International Airdates

      Germany – 11 December 2007 on RTL
      Czech Republic – 09 July 2008 on Prima
      Finland – 16 February, 2009 on MTV3

  • Allusions

    • Shawn: We also tried Louvre 2, Louvre Junior, Night Gallery... nothing cleared.
      Night Gallery was a horror-themed television series that was popularized in the 1970s.

    • Shawn: ... Gremlins? No, it wasn't Gremlins.

      Gremlins is a popular horror/comedy movie that came out in 1984 staring Zach Galligan and Phoebe Cates.

    • Episode Title: "Who Ya Gonna Call?"

      The episode title is taken from the theme song for the movie Ghostbusters which contains the lyric, "Who Ya Gonna Call?"