Season 2 Episode 22

The Slide / The Big Flush

Aired Daily 2:00 PM Mar 28, 1993 on Nickelodeon



  • Trivia

    • Goof: In the episode "The Big Flush" Phil and Lil's sandals disappear and the reappear in one scene.

    • Goof: When Chuckie starts to go up the slide, the rest of the babies are pretty far away from the slide. When Chuckie gets a little farther up, suddenly the babies are at the bottom of the ladder. When Chuckie gets to the top, all of the sudden the babies are at the bottom of the slide.

    • Goof: On the episode "The Big Flush" Chuckie's sandals also disappear and then reappear.

    • Goof: During the episode "The Big Flush" their is a scene when the parents are holding the babies in a small swimming pool. Betty is scene holding Lil and Howard is holding Phil. The seen shifts to show the swimming instructor and then shifts back to the parents and the babies. However, now Betty is holding Phil and Howard is holding Lil.

  • Quotes

    • (Chuckie is trying to go down a normal slide)
      Angelica: Betcha a Pudding Pop he chickens out.
      Suzie: You're on!
      (Chuckie freezes as he climbs the ladder)
      Angelica: Betcha two Pudding Pops!

    • Susie: You can do it, Chuckie. Remember, it's just a slide.
      Angelica: You CAN'T do it, Chuckie. Remember, it's a slide!

    • Angelica: You're a scaredy cat
      Suzie: No he's not... he's a... a big brave dog!
      Angelica: He's a scaredy cat!
      Suzie: He's a big brave dog!
      Angelica: Cat!
      Suzie: Dog!
      Angelica: Cat!
      Suzie: Dog!
      Angelica: Cat!
      Chuckie: STOP! I am not an animal! I am a human bean! And I am going down that slide!

    • Phil: Maybe they'll send in the clowns!
      Lil: Don't bother; they're here.

    • Life Guard: Don't do anything crazy; we're not insured.

    • Swimming Instructor: The water is your friend. The water is your pal. The water will be good to you if you treat it with respect.

    • Susie: My dad says that sometimes, if you fall off a horse, you gotta get back on, and if you get knocked out of the ring, you gotta get back in.

    • Angelica: You babies are so dumb, I'm surprised that you know what end of the bottle to suck on!

    • Stu: Good Swiss Mocha, Howard.
      Howard: Thanks. It helps you celebrate the moments of your life.

    • Angelica: Oh, Chuckie, you make me laugh sooo much. First you was scared of putting your feet in your shoes.
      Chuckie: Well, it was dark in them shoes.
      Angelica: And then you was scared of eating green jello.
      Chuckie: Well, it coulda been alive, it really coulda.

    • Tommy: Chuckie, when was the last time I ever got you lost?
      Chuckie: What about the time we went down to your basement, and I got stuck in the mattress? And the time you got us locked in that toy store? And the time we went through that mirror into Mirrorland... and the time we chased after that wedding cake... and the time you got us lost in the museum... the time we snuck into your aunt's room...

  • Notes

    • Howard's quote about coffee refers to the slogan of "General Foods International Coffees" (whose slogan is "Celebrate The Moments Of Your Life", and whose ads features mainly women enjoying the coffee); that brand has several varieties of flavored coffees, including Swiss Mocha.

  • Allusions

    • Chuckie: I am NOT a "aminal!" I am a human bean!

      Chuckie's line most likely a reference to the scene in Batman Returns (1992) when Oswald Cobblepot (a.k.a. The Penguin, played by Danny DeVito) proclaims "I am not a human being! I am an animal!"