Charlie and Caitlin's bickering over her problematic preference for high-profile boyfriends leads to reminiscing about their student days. It turns out he crushed into an elaborate but boring party she organized for Democratic presidential candidate Dukakis, which cost her posh fiancé Doug Smuckers after Charlie lured her fellow students into frat-style fun. Carter pities Paul depression now his divorce is formally pronounced and accepts to help out by double-dating as fake straight friend, only to find Paul's date is the least interested, his near-unshakable.
Did You Know?
During Caitlin and Charlie's flashback of a 1988 college Democratic Party campaign fundraiser for Michael Dukakis, "Bust a Move" by Young M.C. is played. The album "Stone Cold Rhymin'" was not released until the following year, well after the November 1988 elections. The single "Bust a Move" was not released until May 1989 and did not hit the Billboard Top 40 until August. See more
References An Affair to Remember