Spin City

Season 6 Episode 14

Rags to Riches

Aired Tuesday 9:30 PM Mar 05, 2002 on ABC
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Rags to Riches
Caitlin surprises Charlie on his birthday by inviting his father, Ray, for a visit. What no one knows is that Ray is a con man who abandoned Charlie as a child, and who's about to con his way through City Hall as well. Meanwhile, Paul makes every effort to comfort Carter about Rags, who has passed into the great doggy beyond.moreless

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Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen

Deputy Mayor Charlie Crawford

Michael Boatman

Michael Boatman

Carter Sebastian Heywood

Richard Kind

Richard Kind

Paul Thomas Lassiter

Barry Bostwick

Barry Bostwick

Mayor Randall M. Winston, Jr.

Heather Locklear

Heather Locklear

Caitlin Moore

Lana Parrilla

Lana Parrilla

Angie Ordoñez

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (5)

    • Mayor: If I had more time I'd have the usual people sift through these applications and we wouldn't have to go through this dog and pony show!
      Paul: Ooh, sir, try not to mention anything having to do with dogs. I think it reminds Carter that Rags is dead.
      Carter: Paul, do you mind?
      Mayor: Really Paul, put a muzzle on it... Oh, I did it again, doggone it, I'm sorry.
      Paul: Sir, sir, sir!
      Mayor: Would you stop hounding me?!
      Carter (leaving): Excuse me.
      Mayor: No, no, no, Carter, sit. Sit! Stay, stay!
      Paul: Rough...

    • Charlie (to his Dad): Do you realize Mom had to teach me how to shave? I was the only guy who showed up at baseball camp with a Lady Bic!!

    • Carter (on Rags' death): The doctor did tell me he only had 6 months to live.
      Paul: Wasn't that in 1974?
      Carter: He was a fighter...

    • Charlie: Why didn't you get me a beer?
      Ray: Because you're foaming at the mouth. Relax!

    • Caitlin: If there's anything I can do to help, let me know.
      Charlie: I could use $25,000...
      Caitlin: How about a hug?

  • NOTES (2)

    • Alan Ruck suffered from kidney problems which is why he misses a few episodes this season.

    • Martin Sheen is Charlie Sheen's father in real life, he stars in the political drama 'The West Wing' in which former Spin City cast member Connie Britton has appeared.