Danny: Go ahead and laugh, but no food will pass these lips till I've lost five ugly pounds.
Reuben: You can do that by getting a haircut!
This Episode's Music:
"It's All in Your Mind" (Johnny Cymbal/Peggy Clinger): This song originally appeared on the 1972 Shopping Bag album.
Reuben (watching Danny spin around): Well, I think that Cyd Charisse has nothing to worry about!
Cyd Charisse (1922-2008) was an American actress whose roles usually featured dancing, often being paired with Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly. Reuben thinks that Danny is showing him a dance move.
"Each Dawn I Diet":
The title of this episode is a reference to the 1939 movie starring James Cagney, Each Dawn I Die.