Dick desperately tries to find out how he can be funny.

Director:

Robert Berlinger

Writers:

Bonnie Turner (created by), Terry Turner (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
John Lithgow ... Dr. Dick Solomon
Kristen Johnston ... Sally Solomon
French Stewart ... Harry Solomon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Tommy Solomon
Jane Curtin ... Dr. Mary Albright
Simbi Kali ... Nina (as Simbi Khali)
Elmarie Wendel ... Mrs. Dubcek
Shay Astar ... August
Mark Pitta Mark Pitta ... Joe Baggadonuts
Hubert Hodgin Hubert Hodgin ... Clerk #1
Lance Davis Lance Davis ... Clerk #2
Don Dowe ... Drunk
Dick Martin ... Ben Littmeyer
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Storyline

Dick is jealous when Mary asks another professor and not him to host a college fund-raiser she organizes. Mary asked this professor because he's funny which leads to Dick trying to find out the secret of being funny so Mary lets him host the fund-raiser. Meanwhile, Sally is building a shelf for her shoes and Harry is mourning about his lost coat. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1996 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The episode title has an extra layer of meaning: the character of Ben Littmeyer is played by famous comedian, Dick Martin. See more »

Goofs

Dick states that he sees eleven banana cream pies on the table, but Mary and Nina only use ten. See more »

Quotes

Harry Solomon: I lost more than a coat, Tommy. I lost a friend. A buddy. A companion who kept me warm when it was cold and warmer when it was kind of too hot to be wearing a coat.
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References The McLaughlin Group (1982) See more »

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