When Pierce learns that he and his Hawthorne wipes have become extremely popular, he decides to throw a big party... until his overbearing father, Cornelius Hawthorne shows up and puts the kibosh on the plans. Meanwhile, Troy finds himself being courted by Vice Dean Laybourne and his secretive Air Conditioning Repair Annex, as well as Greendale's resident janitor, Jerry. Written by
Did You Know?
The plot of this episode concern's Pierce's family corporation, the moist-towelette company called "Hawthorne Wipes." Chevy Chase
, the actor who plays Hawthorne, in real life also has a family fortune derived from a personal sanitation product. Chase, whose real name is Cornelius Crane Chase, is the grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt Crane, who was heir to the Crane Plumbing company, which manufactures and distributes plumbing fixtures and products (most notably, toilets for home and commercial markets) in North America. Pierce's father, who appears in the present for the first time in this episode, is also named Cornelius. (His father had appeared previously in a home movie circa 1956 played by a different actor.) See more
The ending credits say "Dan Bakkedahl
as as A/C Repairman," complete with the added "as." See more
Dude just told his dead dad to suck it!
You're the worst.
Spoofs Doctor Who
Greendale is Where I Belong
Performed by Ludwig Göransson See more