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Season 1 Episode 3

The Letter

Aired Monday 8:30 PM Feb 18, 2008 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Saul mentions three actresses from 1970s sitcoms. With the shows they played on, they are: Linda Lavin (Alice); Marilu Henner (Taxi), and Joyce DeWitt (Three's Company).

  • Quotes

    • Josh: This is a doodle of me... with a lightsaber... battling a cyclops!

    • Josh: It went well, then she found out I went through her trash: now she thinks I'm a creepy stalker!

    • Jesus: Lightbulb!
      Saul: You know, we are not in a cartoon, you can just say "I've got an idea"!

    • Saul: Let's go down to the trash, [have we] all got our tetanus shots?

    • Saul: (with thumbs up signal) Good news, my friend.
      Jesus: (holding bag of garbage) We have got Hope's trash.
      Josh: Whaaat?
      Saul: We are trying to help you seal the deal, my friend.

    • Josh: I just invited her (Hope) over for a friendly dinner.
      Saul: (who brags of being a writer for 'Three's Company) Oh, yeah, yeah... sure, the way Joyce DeWitt and I had a friendly dinner in the Three's Company prop room.

    • Jesus: (reading a tabloid at the front desk) Oh, my God. You could grate Parmesan on Matthew McConaughey's abs, heh.

  • Notes

    • Saul (Jeffrey Tambor) plays a retired sitcom writer. Every week he alludes to having had an affair with some different TV actress (using their real names) from the 1970s. He has already dropped names like Linda Lavin, Marilu Henner, and Joyce DeWitt.

  • Allusions