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Episode 11: "Sir, This Is A Remo's" -

Show Notes

Episode 1.11 -- “Caroline and the Gift”

Original airdate: January 4, 1996

IMDB entry for this episode


Written by Bill Prady
Directed by James Burrows

More Monkeys and Bears, oh my!  This week Adam Grosswirth helps us ring in 1996 in style in episode 1.11, “Caroline and the Gift”!  The rabbit holes are deeper and wilder than ever as we discuss the reality of backstage at the Winter Garden, Richard’s enormous pants, Remo’s in Denny’s Mode, Alotta Fagina at the Life Cafe, and Del’s inadvertent invention of the Apple Watch.  Toothpaste is good stuff!

This week's "plugs":

Happy 1996!

Visual aids:

Amy recommends In the Role of Brie Hutchens... by Nicole Melleby!

Christie recommends Floor is Lava and Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado, both on Netflix!

Adam recommends The Bold Type on Freeform and The Dog House: U.K.  on HBO Max!

This week's guest

Adam Grosswirth is the Member Services Director at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre and Managing Director of the Upstart Creatures. He is a life-long resident of the actual city, where he used to work as a stage manager (but sadly never on Cats).


Twitter and Instagram - @adam807

Adam Grosswirth!

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Toothpaste really IS good stuff!

Christmas in January!  What joy!


men grow cold as girls grow old

and we all lose our charms in the end

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Clear Eyes, Large Pants, Can't Lose

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This looks even more ridiculous without the snapping sound effect:

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La Bella Donna!

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"Italian-coded charades"

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Certain as the sun rising in the east

Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme

Richard is a beast

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Richard earned that money, dammit!

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Remo's in Denny's Mode:

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Remo's:  When You're Here, You're Family

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