An ever present butterfly prompts the question of what could have happened differently while Turk searches for his missing lucky do-rag and Elliot hunts for her patient's stuffed toy. Written by
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The butterfly theme refers to "the butterfly effect" used in chaos theory, where a very small change in the initial settings may create a significantly different outcome. While the change in this episode is where the butterfly lands, "the very small change" is figurative and does not really have to be butterfly-related. See more
In the first variation of events, Dr. Kelso questions Carla as to why she has yet to clock out 9 minutes after her shift ended. In the second variation of events, which is supposed to have begun 10 minutes later than the first variation owing to the handshake with the Janitor, Dr. Kelso again questions Carla about why she has yet to clock out 9 minutes after her shift ends, when it should have in fact been 19 minutes. See more
I've got a pink doggy. But it's not little.
Dr. Elliot Reid
Todd, if you show me your penis, I will take it off you.
References Rabbit Seasoning
(What a) Wonderful World
Written by Bob Thiele
and George David Weiss
Performed by Joey Ramone See more