Lucille recruits George Michael to take Buster's place at the annual mother son dinner dance. While Michael and GOB are busy tracking down the seal that ate Buster's hand, Tobias signs away the family's life rights in order to get a part with his former acting coach Carl Weathers. Written by
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Barry Zuckerkorn (played by Henry Winkler
) says, "I missed breakfast, so I'm on my way to Burger King" and then jumps over the dead shark on the pier. This is, of course, a reference to Henry Winkler's character in Happy Days
(1974) jumping over a shark while on water-skis, signaling the moment when that show lost its relevance. The phrase "Jumping The Shark" was made popular in the 1990's as a metaphor for when a television show reaches its creative nadir. See more
At 4:11 into this episode, a crew member is visible on the left side of the frame. He is holding a camera and filming perpendicularly to the angle at which we are viewing. See more
[discussing Tobias with Carl Weathers
Whoa, this guy's straight?
[holds up a pair of Tobias' cut-offs
Then, what am I wearing these for?
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