The Drew Carey Show

Season 1 Episode 21

Drew Gets Motivated

Aired Daily 9:00 PM May 01, 1996 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Tom: Now, I don't have to tell you people these are hard times. This store is on the brink of collapse.
      (Everyone gasps)
      Tom: Oh, oops, I'm sorry that's next week at Barney's. But this store isn't out of the woods either. Your board of directors has to choose between downsizing--
      (Everyone gasps)
      Tom: Oh, stop it!

    • Lisa: Your mom thought I was a guy. I wouldn't feel so bad, but it's not the first time this has happened to me.

    • Drew: I want this promotion more than ever.
      Lewis: More than pubic hair when you were twelve?
      Drew: Yeah, like I used that for the next eight years.
      Oswald: What's it for anyway?
      Jay: It's like the lettuce on the fruit plate. It's just for presentation.

  • Notes

    • This episode is the first "appearance" of Drew's mother (heard over a phone; her actress is uncredited). In later seasons, she is portrayed by Marion Ross.

  • Allusions