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Season 2 Episode 1

S.A.T. Blues

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Sep 18, 1992 on CBS
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S.A.T. Blues
There's a surprising result when Cody joins Dana taking the S.A.T. Meanwhile, the other kids borrow Frank's clothes.

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (2)

      • The during the final act, Dana sits down next to Cody holding a book by its spine with her left hand, but when the camera angle shifts, she's suddenly holding the book closed with her right hand instead.

      • The season premiere also premieres the third revision to the kitchen cabinets. From here until the end of the series, the cabinets are now a natural wood color. Before they were dark blue and then a lighter blue.

    • QUOTES (5)

      • Carol: You'll get a good score.
        Dana: "Good?" Good is for losers; I need great. Otherwise I won't get into an Ivy League school, and I'll just be another uneducated nincompoop who is a drain on society. You know, like Frank's kids.

      • Carol: I don't know where you got the idea that things could be perfect.
        Dana: From you!
        Carol: Me?
        Dana: Mom, you alphabetize the soups!

      • Dana: This is insane! I got beat by a guy who thinks there's a McDonald's on Saturn!

      • Dana: Hi, I'm Dana Foster. I'm here to take the SAT.
        Proctor: How nice for you. We give SATs here.
        Dana: Oh, I get it. You're just trying to loosen me up cause I'm nervous.
        Proctor: Actually, I'm just here for the overtime and I really don't give a hoot about your emotional state.

      • Cody: Whoa. "Space... the final frontier."
        Dana: Hey, Galileo, whatcha doing? Looking for your home planet?
        Cody: No, we were just scoping out the universe. Hey, I think I see Saturn!
        Mark: Are you sure?
        Cody: Well, it's got yellow rings. Check it out!
        Mark: Cody, that's McDonald's.
        Cody: No way! They opened one up on Saturn? Those dudes are everywhere!

    • NOTES (2)

      • Slight changes in the opening credits. The scene where the family enters the park now shows Karen, Dana, Frank, Carol, J.T., Brendan, Al, Mark and Cody. Also the scene where Mark and Ivy wave to the gang on the roller coater has been changed to feature Mark and Cody.

      • For the second season, the show's theme song runs at 1:25: shortened by 26 seconds from last season.

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