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I Brake for Dick 

Dick has run over a chipmunk and he starts to ban everything that's made of animals.

Director:

Robert Berlinger

Writers:

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

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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)
Shay Astar ... August
Ian Lithgow ... Leon
David DeLuise ... Bug
Chris Hogan ... Pitman
Danielle Nicolet ... Caryn
Bodhi Elfman ... Orderly (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)
Nicki Aycox ... Alyson (as Nicki Lynn Aycox)
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Storyline

Dick has run over a chipmunk and is very shocked by this. He starts being a vegetarian, orders the Solomons not to use anything that's made of animals and throw the things that are made of animals away. Meanwhile, Harry wants to be a boy scout and Tommy has trouble with August. He didn't ask her for Spring Dance and now she's mad with him. He considers writing to an advice columnist. 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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Trivia

Dick yells "Give my chipmunk his shot!", a reference to Terms of Endearment (1983), in which John Lithgow also appeared. See more »

Goofs

Near the end, while Dick and Mary are on the roof talking, something happens that the TV audience can't see/hear but the studio audience laughs and Dick and Mary start to grin but keep going with the scene. See more »

Quotes

Sally Solomon: [Sally looks at the book Harry is reading] "The Official Boy Scout Guide Book". Who are the Boy Scouts?
Harry Solomon: They're an elite, prepubescent paramilitary society, and I'm gonna follow their ways.
Sally Solomon: But Harry, you're neither elite nor prepubescent.
Harry Solomon: All in good time, Sally. All in good time.
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Crazy Credits

During the end-credits, an additional scene is shown with Mary & Dick. See more »

Connections

References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 1997 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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