The Commish

Season 1 Episode 1

In the Best of Families

Aired Saturday 10:00 PM Sep 28, 1991 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Goof: When Rachel is cutting out coupons at the breakfast table, the pages look like real newspaper pages in the master shots. In her close-ups, however, she is handling thicker paper that is unprinted on the reverse, leaving a plain white side facing the camera.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Tony Scali (to Arnie): You won a Monopoly tournament when you were twelve. That doesn't make you Donald Trump.

      Donald Trump is a well-known businessman and media personality who made the phrase 'You're fired!' famous with the television series The Apprentice.

    • Tony Scali (to Rachel): There's gotta be somewhere between more space and Tara.

      Tara was the plantation in Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone With the Wind, modeled after real plantations in the author's local area.

    • Tony Scali (to Bobby): I bet this is the closest you've come to a police station since Hill Street went off the air.

      Hill Street Blues was a police series from NBC that aired from 1981 to 1986.

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