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The Physics of Being Dick 

Dick tells Sally and Harry to get a job while he wants to become a cop.

Director:

Terry Hughes

Writers:

Bonnie Turner (created by), Terry Turner (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Lithgow ... Dr. Dick Solomon
Kristen Johnston ... Sally Solomon
French Stewart ... Harry Solomon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Tommy Solomon
Simbi Kali ... Nina (as Simbi Khali)
Elmarie Wendel ... Mrs. Dubcek
Wayne Knight ... Officer Don
Jane Curtin ... Dr. Mary Albright
Shay Astar ... August
Ian Lithgow ... Leon
David DeLuise ... Bug
Chris Hogan ... Pitman
Danielle Nicolet ... Caryn
Ileen Getz ... Judith
Jordan Brower ... Steve
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Storyline

Dick tells Sally and Harry to get a job. Sally gets a job as Mary's research assistant. After spotting a mistake, Sally finds out Mary doesn't like to be proven wrong, which she is, according to Nina, quite often. This makes Sally decide to drastically change her attitude regarding her job. Meanwhile, Harry has found a job as a bar keeper and Dick desperately wants to become a cop after he finds out nobody likes physics while cops are respected by everyone. 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:

15 April 1998 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Harry Solomon: You know how they say that if you really want a job, it'll just fall in your lap?
Happy Doug: Uhh... no.
Harry Solomon: And how desperation is the surest road to success.
Happy Doug: I never heard that.
Harry Solomon: Why do they say those things? Why?
Happy Doug: I'm not sure they do.
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Crazy Credits

During the end-credits, an additional scene is shown of Dick, Tommy, Harry & Sally talking on the roof. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Music Man (1962) See more »

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