Season 1 Episode 15

Coming to Grips

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Apr 29, 2008 on The CW
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Episode Summary

Andi finally learns Sam's secret regarding the Devil after she witnesses him capture a soul. Unfortunately for Sam, the truth causes Andi to fear him and keep her distance. Meanwhile, Ben meets the woman of his dreams while chasing an escaped soul at a hospital's maternity ward, but a major fact keeps them from being together.moreless

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Lucy Davis

Lucy Davis


Guest Star

Ian Attewell

Ian Attewell


Guest Star

Kandyse McClure

Kandyse McClure


Guest Star

Ken Marino

Ken Marino


Recurring Role

Christine Willes

Christine Willes

DMV Demon

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (2)

  • QUOTES (21)

    • Sock: Hey, so uh...did the Devil happen to mention to you what this Semen Demon's special powers are?
      Sam: I don't think so.
      Sock: Okay, 'cuz my head is going to some pretty awful places with this one.

    • Sock: Now listen to me, Ben. I'm going to spit some scientific fact at you. The longer most men are in a relationship, the happier they get. The opposite is true for the lady folk, okay? So we would just like to see you happy making a woman miserable, like we're both doing.

    • Devil: Oh, look at you, man. I kick a soccer ball right at your head and you're grinning like an idiot.
      Sam: I'm not grinning.

    • Sam: I mean, what is he, a serial rapist?
      Devil: Wow, you go to the dark place fast.

    • Sock: He is Duncan MacLeod: the Highlander.
      Sam: The Highlander doesn't have a scythe.
      Sock: He is Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander who now has a scythe.

    • Sam: What did you… did you kill him, is he dead?
      Devil: I don't know, Sam, I'm not a doctor.
      Sam: He's still breathing.
      Devil: Oh, thank heavens.

    • (filling out fake application forms)
      Sock: What college did you attend?
      Sam: Harvard.
      Sock: (laughs) I went to Oxford.
      Sam: Yeah, but I also went to Yale Medical School
      Sock: I research alternate power sources.
      Sam: I have a 4-foot vertical leap.

    • Devil: You do know that the Creator didn't make you in His image, right? The Bible was just being nice.

    • Sam: What, tying her up and throwing her in the trunk was the only way?
      Sock: She is very comfortable in there, okay? I threw her fresh blankies, pillows, a little bundle of…
      Ben: Potpourri.
      Sock: Potpourri.
      Sam: Solving the problem? This isn't solving a problem, this is adding a felony on top of the problem!

    • Sock: Oh-ho! Sweet Home Alabama!

    • (after Tony extends his 1' tongue)
      Sock: Oh now I see why Steve loved you so much.
      Tony: Oh, that's inappropriate.
      Sock: That's a compliment, Tony.
      Tony: I know, but it's still offensive.

    • (at the baby ward)
      Older Woman: Which one's yours?
      Jack: That one right there. And… that one. And maybe that one.

    • Ben: Where is the place that women have babies?
      Cassidy: Aren't you a little old to just be figuring that out?
      Ben: No, I… I know where women have babies. I was um referring to…where the room is, yeah.

    • Sam: Have you seen the baby ward?
      Sock: Huh, oh, no. I thought I was following around a pregnant woman. But turns out it was just a bloated guy with a bad case of the farts.

    • Ben: Naked guy!
      Sock: Naked guy! Naked guy! Naked! Naked guy on my back! Someone help! Doctors!

    • Andi: Although I gotta say, I'm stunned you've managed to survive this long. I mean, I shouldn't have been afraid of you, I should have been afraid for you.

    • Andi: Outside the hospital, when you told me that you loved me, did you say that because you meant it, or because you didn't want me to go to the cops?
      Sam: Both.

    • Sock: I knew that locking her in the trunk of my car would work out for the best.

    • Sock: Did you hook up with Sara?
      Ben: No, no. I... no! I just... got married.
      Sock: What the Hell are you talking about?
      Ben: She needed a green card and I felt sorry for her, okay? And look, it just happened all really quickly.
      Sam: Yeah, so she's living here now?
      Ben: Just for a little while, you know. Just to make it look real.
      Sock: You are too stupid to exist!
      Ben: Why? I like Sara. I think she's great. I think she'd make an excellent citizen, and she paid me 1,600 bucks.
      Sock: You know, I take it all back, buddy. That is awesome. That is outstanding. She is beautiful! Beautiful! We got married!

    • (after Andi storms out of the bar)
      Sock: How'd it go?
      Sam: Where the Hell were you guys? I was dying over there. She didn't believe any of it.
      Sock: Sorry. I had to wait for the chili cheese fries.
      Ben: My wife called.

    • Sara: You hang on to your list, Benjamin, your Phil Collins is out there, okay?

  • NOTES (5)

    • For this episode, Tyler Labine won the 2009 Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series. Also, Missy Peregrim was nominated for the same award for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series.

    • International Airdates:
      Spain: July 21, 2008 on AXN
      Denmark: July 25, 2008 on Kanal 5
      Latin America: September 26, 2008 on Universal Channel
      Czech Republic: October 19, 2008 on AXN
      Norway: Saturday, April 11, 2009 on TVNorge
      Germany: August 3, 2009 on ProSieben
      Australia: June 9, 2010 on 7TWO

    • Music:

      Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix)

    • Donavan Stinson and Andrew Airlie are credited but don't appear. Valarie Rae Miller appears briefly but has no dialogue.

    • Injoke: The Devil's line, "Well, one day, I will come to you and I will need a favor." is a verbatim quote from the TV series Stingray, where the main character offered a favor for a favor. Ray Wise appeared in the episode "Ether".


    • Devil: (watching Sam get hit in the head by a soccer ball)
      Nice header there Becks.
      This is a reference to the famous footballer David Beckham. He is sometimes referred to as "Becks" by the media.

    • Sock: He is Duncan MacLeod: the Highlander.
      Referencing the 1990s TV series Highlander a sequel to the movie of the same name, which featured Adrian Paul as Duncan MacLeod, one of a group of Immortals that are destined to fight until only one is left.