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
When Buster is zip lining across the hotel, the end of the zip line can be seen at the bottom of the balcony, much lower than the window. After the hook is let go by Buster, it crashes through the middle of the window, even though the end of the line would be much too low to crash through the middle of the window. See more
My army training is telling me that this is a hot mission.
Hot mission! We're on a hot mission!
Maybe we should call it "Operation: Hot Mother."
No, no, let's try to top that.
They never did, and later, Operation: Hot Mother was under way.
References I Dream of Jeannie
End Credits Theme
Composed by David Schwartz See more