- Mark Twain
uel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910). He was a well known novelist, satirist, and essayist. Some of his more known works include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and A Conneticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
- Paris: Good grief.
Possible reference to Charlie Brown, the payday loans Arkansas central protagonist of the long-running comic strip Peanuts, syndicated in daily and Sunday newspapers in numerous countries all over the world. His catchphrase is “good grief.”
- Bhagavad Gita, Elba, and Napoleon
Elba is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the coastal town of Piombino, and the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago.
- Hong Kong
Lane: Hello ma'am, I see you're eyeing the Whip-o-Matic, nice choice! This baby's right off the truck, and let me tell you, if you're looking for something to fulfill all your whipping needs, you've come to the right place because as Devo says – if a problem comes along you must whip it, as long as you whip it with a Whip-o-Matic!
Devo was a new wave rock group that had one of the first hit music videos with the song Whip It! in the early 80s. Lane is just parodying some of the lyrics like: “When a problem comes along, you must whip it.”
Rory: Lane, in ten years, we will be having lunch in Paris and we will not be discussing whether or not you made your quota.
Paris is the capital and most populous city in France, with an administrative-limits area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and an official population of 2,206,488 (2015).
- Dr. Dolittle
Dr. Dolittle is the main character in a series of books by Hugh Lofting. He is a vet who has the ability to talk with animals. The book has been made into several movies, one with Rex Harrison as Dr. Dolittle and most recently, Eddie Murphy as Dr. Dolittle.
Switzerland is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities.
The are a ditzy pair of sisters who lived in the same building as Oscar Madison and Felix Unger in the play, then movie, then TV series The Odd Couple.
Paris: Specially designed to fit in a locker with minimum space disruption. Band-Aids, antiseptic, cotton balls, q-tips, ace bandages, aspirin.
Paris: We get them with style. We dress up the kits with sparkles, colors, pictures of bands. Sport themes for the boys, animal pictures for the puppy and unicorn bunch, chess boards for the Bobby Fischer freaks – a style for every taste. Plus, we use neon Band-Aids, pink or blue gauze for the bandages, anything that seems young or flashy or bright.
Bobby Fischer was a former World Chess Champion who became a Cold War hero by beating Russian Boris Spassky for the World Chess Championship in 1972. He went into seclusion and didn't play again until 1992, where he met Spassky in a series of matches in Yugoslavia. Since the U.N had placed economic sanctions on Yugoslavia due to the Balkan war, the U. government warned him he could be prosecuted if he participated and returned to the U. He spit on the warning/order and he could be jailed for up to 10 years and fined 100,000 dollars if he ever returns to the U.