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Dick Solomon's Day Off 

Dick finds out what sick days are and what one can use them for. Harry, Sally and Tommy listen to cellphone conversations on Don's scanner.

Director:

Terry Hughes

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
Simbi Kali ... Nina (as Simbi Khali)
Elmarie Wendel ... Mrs. Dubcek (credit only)
Wayne Knight ... Officer Don
Jane Curtin ... Dr. Mary Albright
Ron West ... Dr. Strudwick
Lane Davies ... Chancellor Duncan
Olivia d'Abo ... Andrea
Brian Palermo ... Steve (voice)
Jerry Hauck ... Frank
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Storyline

When Lisa is ill and takes a sick day, Dick comes up with the idea to take a sick day to have the day off. When he sees Mary at the end of his day, he convinces her to take the next day off as well so they can do something fun together. After they find a cellphone call on the scanner Don forgot at their place, Harry, Sally and Tommy have a new hobby: listening to the conversations of Andrea, who's got a cheating boyfriend. 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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 2000 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song used in the park scene is "That Thing You Do" by The Wonders. See more »

Goofs

When Dick walks into the faculty luncheon in his blue bathrobe, there is a clear and quite complete shadow of a boom mic on his back. See more »

Quotes

Harry Solomon: [a private phone conversation on Don's police scanner reveals a man has been cheating on his girlfriend] She seems so nice. You think he'd really do that to her?
Tommy Solomon: Of course he would. He's a guy.
Sally Solomon: Guys are such jerks.
Harry Solomon: Yeah. We make me sick.
Sally Solomon: [later, after Harry meets the girlfriend, he tells her they've been listening to her conversations and she storms off] Too bad things didn't work out with you and Andrea.
Harry Solomon: Mmmmm. Women! They say they want honesty in a relationship, but they don't wanna know when ...
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Connections

References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Send in the Clowns
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by John Lithgow
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