The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Season 4 Episode 5

It's Better to Have Loved and Lost It...

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Oct 11, 1993 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Carlton: Theres Dean Morgan. I can't just walk right up to him.
      Will: Carlton, haven't you learned anything from your experience last night?
      Carlton: You want me to sleep with him?!

    • Will: (to Geoffrey) Yo G. Why don't you run into the kitchen and get me something? Or better yet, take a cab!

    • Carlton: I'm waiting for Miss Right.
      Will: Oh Carlton, please, forget about Miss Right. Go for Miss Right-Now.

    • Jazz: My first time was special, everything it should be. And it was only thirty-five dollars. Course, things were cheaper back then.
      Will: That's very touching, Jazz.

    • Carlton: I did it...the big it.
      Will: You mean you...and Joann (Ashley walks in)...made the deal?
      Ashley: What are you talking about?
      Will: Business Ash. Have some breakfast. So, who put the offer on the table?
      Carlton: She did. And the terms were so attractive I jumped on..AT, at it right away. And don't worry...I protected my investment.
      (Will and Carlton run out of the room laughing as Hilary walks in)
      Hilary: What was that about?
      Ashley: Carlton lost his virginity.

    • (Carlton walks in singing What's New Pussycat)
      Will (wagging his finger): I was worried sick about you. Where were you all night, and how come you didn't call me? OH GOD, that's my mom's finger! Get it off!

    • Carlton: Can I kiss you good night?
      Joann: Yes... tomorrow morning.
      Carlton: ...what time should I come back and... (Carlton is pulled into the hotel room)

    • Carlton: The dean from Princeton will be at school this weekend. Do you know what that means?
      Will: Yeah. You'll be kissin' more butt than arsenial.

    • Will: Let the butt kissing begin.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Title: It's Better to Have Loved and Lost It...
      This is a paraphrase of the famous line "'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all" from the Alfred Tennyson Tennyson poem, In Memoriam (Verse XXVII Stanza 4).