Fred: How you never call me dad?
Lamont: Well, I guess you're more like a "pop" to me.
Fred: Really? Well "pop" this! (shakes fist)
Fred: I know he'll like you, Esther.
Esther: Why, thank you Fred!
Fred: Children always love animals!
Salesgirl: Why are you so interested in light bulbs?
Fred: Uh, I'm from Watts!
Fred: Telling Esther there's no God is like telling Jimmy Carter there's no more toothpaste!
Woodrow: Does he look tough to you?
Fred: Hard to tell. Standing next to Esther, King Kong would look like John-Boy!
This episode was videotaped on October 15, 1976.
Eric Lanuville is better known as Luther on St. Elsewhere.
When Fred said, "Telling Esther there's no God is like telling Jimmy Carter there's no more toothpaste," he was alluding to then-President Elect Jimmy Carter, who was well-known for his big toothy grin.