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Shallow Boy

‘Shallow Boy’

Season 4, Episode 5 -  Aired October 18, 1996

Eric starts dating a cheerful musician, but her perky attitude soon wears thin so he dumps her. Eric unexpectedly finds himself cast as the villain in her hit single, "Shallow Boy". Meanwhile, Topanga and Cory have a disagreement over their parenting styles after Topanga takes a babysitting job.

Quote from Cory

Billy: At least let me watch my favorite show, it's on right now.
Topanga: But it's nine-thirty, I know you don't stay up past nine.
Billy: It used to be on at eight-thirty but this year they moved to nine-thirty. Those idiots.
Cory: Wait a minute, they moved that show to nine-thirty? Why?
Billy: No one knows.
Cory: Well was it doing badly at eight-thirty?
Billy: No.
Cory: Well why didn't they leave it alone?
Billy: They're trying to kill it. They're trying to kill it.
Cory: Oh, those are bad, bad people.


Quote from Amy

Amy: Mostly you learn from experience. I mean your dad and I weren't prepared in advance. But we did the best we could and we ended up raising three wonderful, well adjusted children.
Eric: Now I'm a maladjusted, woman-hating, loser freak.
Amy: Okay, two.

Quote from Cory

Billy: Hey, Cory. You're missing a real funny one. The curly headed kid keeps digging himself in deeper and deeper.
Cory: Love that kid. He is such a doof.

Quote from Cory

Topanga: You think this is funny?
Cory: No, mistress Topanga, I think this is the opposite of funny. I think it's wood.

Quote from Cory

Cory: One day Topanga's gonna be a mother and I'm gonna be the father. Or the uncle. Or, the way I'm going, the guy down the street with the binoculars.

Quote from Eric

Morgan: (Singing) "And he doesn't like girls because he's afraid of them. Afraid of them. I think he likes boys if you know what I'm saying."
Eric: Okay, this chick is toast.

Quote from Shawn

Eric: There's two billion people in the world, this song could be about anyone.
Shawn: Track 2: Eric Matthews, You're So Vain You Probably Didn't Know This Song Until It Was About You.

Quote from Eric

Eric: Can I handle that? Yeah, I can handle that. Or fail to do so. But I'm gonna need some money, so can you give me some because I gave her all mine.

Quote from Alan

Alan: She's scaring all the customers away.
Eric: Would you rather have the smelly old guy who used to spit on people?
Alan: Yeah. Yeah, get him. Get him and get rid of her.

Quote from Cory

Topanga: You would feed tacos to our child?
Cory: Our whaaa-? We're going to have a child? ... Wait a minute, we've only kissed. I knew I was a good kisser but wow!