Season 1 Episode 9

The Punishment Lighter

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Oct 03, 2005 on Showtime



  • Trivia

    • When Celia is getting her chemotherapy and has "lost" all of her hair, you can see a ponytail that sticks out the back of her head when she turns to the left.

  • Quotes

    • Nancy: (To a security guard who has discovered her bag with pot) Can I have my stuff back... that is my mortgage payment.

    • Doug: Nice haircut.
      Celia: It's a wig.
      Doug: Oh, right, the cancer.

    • (After it is revealed a man cheated Nancy out of $14,000 of drugs)
      Nancy: Mother-fucking-
      Heylia: Let it out.
      Nancy: Cock-sucking-
      Heylia: That's right.
      Nancy: Son of a bitch hillbilly stalker asshole!
      Heylia: That's right baby, let it out. Come on.
      Nancy: Shit-eating dickless granny-fucking prick!
      Heylia: There you go.
      Conrad: Granny-fucking?

    • Nancy: That fourteen-thousand dollar supply I just picked up? I need a refill.
      Heylia: You move them bricks already? Girl, you flippin' shit faster than a pooper-scooper.

    • Shane: Come on, mom. Say "yes" to drugs.

    • Andy: When my ferret killed himself a few years ago I took Celexa; I gained forty pounds, I couldn't ejaculate. Is that what you want for your son?

    • Nancy: You're late
      Andy: For what? Do I have a court date?
      Nancy: The bakery.
      Andy: Oh, shit! Was that today? Kidding. Besides, who cares? It's not even a real bakery. It's a fakery.

    • Doug: What did they give you?
      Celia: Zofran.
      Doug: Let me try one.
      Celia: No, they're $300 a pill!
      Doug: I'll give you 400!
      Celia: They don't get you high, it's just for nausea.
      Doug: Wow, $300 a pill and no fun?! What a gyp.

    • Doug: Nance, trust me--a bakery is virtually impossible to run without drug money.

    • Nancy: How am I going to deal with you?
      Shane: Easy -- Paxil.

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Germany: May 30, 2007 on ProSieben

    • Crew not listed because of various problems with submission form:
      Assistant Producer: Lisa I. Vinnecour
      Construction Coordinator: Mark Powell
      Location Manager: Paul Boydston
      A Camera Operator: Gregory Bubb
      B Camera Operator: Dale Myrand
      Chief Lighting Technician: David Lee
      Digital Imaging Technician: Ryan Sheridan
      Costume Supervisor: Michael Chapman
      Production Accountant: Ladonna Conard
      Transportation Coordinator: Joel Renfro
      Special Effects Coordinator: Wayne Rose
      Assistant Editor: Dan Riddle
      Music Supervisor: Christopher Noxon
      Executive Music Producer: Ralph Sall
      Sound Supervisor: John Kincade
      Final Colorist: Ted Brady

    • Music Featured In The Episode:
      "I Will Be" by Moses
      "Bleed" by The Negro Problem
      "I Can Hurt People" by Noam Weinstein

  • Allusions