The Proud Family

Season 1 Episode 15

I Had a Dream

Aired Weekdays 4:30 PM Feb 01, 2002 on Disney Channel



  • Trivia

    • After Penny learns the year is 1955, it cuts to a commercial break. After the commercials, it shows Goof: Sticky and Penny walking toward Zoey. Zoey and Penny go to The Prouds' house where, Mrs. Proud asks Penny if she was supposed to be in school. If Penny is never shown going to sleep, she couldn't go to school twice in a day.

    • Samantha laughs just like Lacienaga's Mother.

    • Wouldn't Penny notice that Dijonay, Lacieniga and Zoey aren't wearing their costumes, If she just saw them.

    • Goof: When Penny is telling everyone what she dreamt about in the end, she says that she recited "Martin Luther King's" speech, but she should have said "Martin Luther King Jr."

  • Quotes

    • Mr. Webb: My mother used to tell me that a person who doesn't understand his history, won't have a future.

    • Penny: Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, we are free at last!

    • Dijonay: Come on everybody, we're going to get in trouble with Mr. Andrews if we're late.
      Penny: Mr. Andres? What's he going to do, teach us how to Mop N' Glow? He is the janitor.
      Dijonay: Well this janitor can sweep you back a grade.

    • Penny: Come on, LaCienega, stop tripping.
      LaCienega: What're you talking about? I didn't stumble.

    • Mr. Andrews: I'm reporting all of you, give me your names.
      Penny: Angela Davis.
      Zoey: Madam C.J. Walker.
      Sticky: Al Sharpton.
      Mr. Andrews: Okay...Al Sharpton!?

    • Mr. Webb: Ever year we do the same things for Black History Month, but this year it's time for a change.
      Dijonay: Mr. Webb, are we still going to have George Washington Carver peanut butter cookies?
      Mr. Webb: Of course we are. Now there are some traditions you just don't mess with!

    • Oscar: Penny, can't you see that girl is whi- (Sees he has grabbed the wrong girl) wonderful lady!

    • Penny: Why is everyone at school seperated?
      Zoe: What do you mean?
      Penny: You know, Whites. Blacks. LaCienega.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The title is an allusion to Martin Luther King Jr's famous speech, I Had A Dream.

    • Mr. Proud: Penny, can't you see that that girl is a wh- (sees that he has grabbed the wrong gril) wonderful girl.
      This scene is similar to one in the Mel Brooks film 'Blazing Saddals', in which the governor takes aside the newly appointed black sherrif (when he meant to take aside his assistant)

      Governor: Have you gone berzerk? Can't you see that that man is a ni- Sorry, wrong person. Have you gone berzerk? Can't you see that that man is a 'ni'?