The Winner

Season 1 Episode 4

What Happens in Albany, Stays in Albany

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Mar 11, 2007 on FOX
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Episode Summary

What Happens in Albany, Stays in Albany
Alison can't join Josh on his trip to Albany for the State Spelling Bee, so she asks Glen to chaperone. Seeing that no one there knows the two, they decide to reinvent themselves to attract the ladies. Glen becomes airline pilot "Lance Manley" by wearing a toupee, and Josh pretends to be a cocky champion speller.moreless

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  • Started off better and then went right back to bad. Still pretty sexist and lame.

    Just when I thought this show was redeeming itself (the amusing childlike pleasure in the hotel room, the attempt to try out a new personality).

    He refers to women's breasts as "Fun bags"? (Last episode I believe it was Cow Milk).

    The teenagers not only calls women chicks but actually uses the phrase "plow a dame"

    And oh I cringed to see the once might Cordrey of Daily's Show's "This week in god" advocating that they check the bible, talk about sin & damnation and then praying. What happened to smacking "the god machine" and mocking the hypocrisy of religion?moreless
  • I can't believe this show got critics acclaim, and at least that's what the commercial for it said. It seems to be the same ole same ole to me.

    The one thing I think is cool, is you know his life will turn out well, since he is going to be a millionaire at the end of the series, and you know he supposedly will turn out well. Who knows if he will end up with Allison. I think it just has a cheesy 80's sitcom vibe to me. I'm surprised the jokes are a little bit funnier and less on the cheesy. I think if the jokes were slightly more raunchier, again just slightly because that one dude is just a kid. I don't know what else they could add to the show to fix it, but it seems for some reason or another alot of people like it how it is.moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • At the beginning of the episode, Glenn's mom hands him a 20 dollar bill for pizza. The twenty he was handed is a new twenty. A bill that was not introduced until 2005.

  • QUOTES (3)

    • Glen: What if I don't go all the way with her? Okay, what If I just cop a feel? That's not a sin, right?
      Josh: Let's check The Bible.
      Glen: (amazed) There's a Bible here too!?
      Josh: Let's see... Pestilence, plagues... ah, here we go. Well, they seem to frown on adultery, but they may just mean intercourse.
      Glen: Hey, I'm no theologian, but sounds like God sanctioned me to squeeze her fun bags.

    • Irene: (To Glen) Why don't you order a pizza? Here's twenty dollars sweetheart, but make sure its Domino's at the door. Don't let a stranger in.
      Ron: For god's sake, he's thirty-two.
      Irene: Rapists don't ask for your I.D.

    • Josh: They're having a meet and greet for the spelling bee kids and their families downstairs. Lets go! Come on!
      Glen: Wait wait wait wait wait. Uh, one second, ok?
      (Grabs suitcase and runs to the bathroom)
      Glen: (Through bathroom door) Remember what I said before. When we get down there we can be whoever we wanna be, so anything you wanna change about yourself, go right ahead.
      (Untucks part of his shirt)
      Glen: Nobody knows us here, so they're only gonna know what we want them to know.
      (Exits bathroom wearing a toupee)

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