Sit Down, Shut Up

Season 1 Episode 1


Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Apr 19, 2009 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • Knob Haven High Teacher Bios:

      Name: Ennis Hofftard
      Subject: English Teacher
      Catchphrase: "Catchphrases are for losers." (small print) TM MMIX Ennis Hofftard

      Name: Muhannad Seabeeh "Happy" Fa-ach Nuabar
      Subject: Custodian
      Catchphrase: "I'm fond of America."

      Name: Andrew LeGustambos
      Subject: Drama
      Catchphrase: "Speak up."

      Name: Helen Klench
      Subject: Librarian
      Catchphrase: "Quiet down!"

      Name: Willard Deutschebog
      Subject: German
      Catchphrase: "If I believed in reincarnation, I'd kill myself tonight."

      Name: Miracle Grohe
      Subject: Science
      Catchphrase: "Babies are gifts from God. Drummers are creeps."

      Name: Larry Littlejunk
      Subject: P.E.
      Catchphrase: "Why can't someone else teach P.E.?"

      Name: Sue Sezno
      Subject: Acting Principal
      Catchphrase: "No."

      Name: Stuart Prozakian
      Subject: Ass. Principal
      Prior Job: Prison Clown
      Catchphrase: "I need a catchphrase."

    • Bumper stickers spotted on Miracle's car:
      --The Lord is my co-pilot.
      --If you can read this bumper sticker, I hope you have accepted Jesus into your life.
      --God Will Protect Me. Warning: God works in mysterious ways.


      Posters spotted at school:
      --Don't tempt a teacher! It could cost them their job!
      --It won't be a great time when you wind up on Dateline!
      --I might seem worldy, but I'm really quite poor!
      --In case of choking:
      1. Relocate victim off of school property.
      2. Call taxi for victim.
      3. Return to school and resume normal duties.
      --McCain/Palin Election bumper sticker.

  • Quotes

    • Sue: I want everyone to show his or her support and by at that game. Teachers and students. Any questions?
      Willard: Does that include teachers?
      Sue: Yes, Willard, it does. I should have mentioned that.

    • (Ennis spots Willard who is trying to remain inconspicuous at the football game.)
      Ennis: Deutsche. Deutschebog. Deutsche-Willard-bog. Filthy buyer. Willard Deutschebog who bought the filthies and he didn't want anyone to--
      Willard: What!?

    • (Stuart discovers that the pills he had been taking were female hormone replacements.)
      Stuart: So if I stop taking the pills, these hideous breasts will go away?
      Sue: That's right.
      (Pause as Stuart thinks it over)
      Stuart: Then I'm going to stop taking them.
      Andrew: Damn it!

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