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Season 1 Episode 9

Into the Woods

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Nov 15, 1991 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Frank: You guys are gonna love it out there: you wake up with the sun, you cook your own food, you may even see a bear!
      Carol: Which is the part I'm gonna love?
      Dana: Mother, will you please tell Grizzly Adams and his kinfolk that we respectfully decline.
      Carol: Well, I've never been a big fan of camping, but I do think it's important that we do things together as a family.
      Dana: We do things together! We have vicious, ugly fights!
      Frank: Well, now we can have them in the great outdoors.
      Dana: Are we being too subtle? We. Don't. Want. To. Go.
      Karen: Mom! Don't make us do this!
      Mark: Please! We're your real children!

    • Frank: I'll tell you why I called this family meeting. I have something to tell you that's going to make you all very happy!
      Dana: You mean—
      Frank: No, we are not getting a divorce!

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Frank, trying to impress Carol, claims one of his favorite singers is "that Luciano Pepperoni guy" - this is in reference to the all-time great opera singer, Luciano Pavarotti.

    • Title: This episodes title refers to the musical of the same name by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine.