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A Frozen Moment

‘A Frozen Moment’

Season 3, Episode 10 -  Aired November 24, 1993

Tim plans an extravagant holiday card for the family as Al and Ilene come over for Thanksgiving dinner.

Quote from Wilson

Wilson: Mm, mm, mm, mm. What is that I smell? Burnt pumpkin pie with a touch of cinnamon... maybe a tad too much nutmeg?
Tim: That is amazing. You can smell that from over there?
Wilson: Oh, yes, indeedy, Tim. I inherited my father's olfactory sense.
Tim: Your dad has an old factory?
Wilson: No, Tim. I was referring to my sense of smell.
Tim: What does that have to do with your dad's old factory?
Wilson: Let it go, Tim.

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Quote from Wilson

Wilson: Anyway, I think you're overlooking something here.
Tim: What?
Wilson: The true vision is right there.
Tim: An angry wife with two burnt pies?
Wilson: No. No, Tim - a loving family.
Tim: Yeah. Right as usual, Wilson. Hey, hey, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. Yo. Pick a number.
Wilson: Any number?
Tim: Any number.
Wilson: Well, off the top of my head, 762 trillion.

Quote from Jill

Ilene: I can't believe Al. All he's done since we've got here is watch football.
Jill: Yeah, well, Tim's idea of the perfect Thanksgiving would be to push a button on the remote and have the turkey pop out of it.

Quote from Al

Tim: I think before we eat, we should all think of something that we're thankful for.
Jill: Oh, that's a great idea.
Tim: Al, you wanna go first?
Al: All right. Uh... Well, I'm... I'm thankful that I have such wonderful friends. And I'm... I'm thankful that I have such a wonderful, special person to spend Thanksgiving with.
Ilene: Well, I'm thankful that I have such a wonderful place to come to on Thanksgiving, and I'm thankful to Jill for introducing me to Al.
Jill: That's sweet. That's nice. Brad?
Ilene: Al, a tender, warm and gentle man who always puts my needs above his own.
Tim: Oh, boy, that's great. Brad, I think your mom wants...
Ilene: A man whose quiet confidence and heroic vulnerability inspire me to be a better person.

Quote from Tim

Tim: This is the life, huh, Al?
Al: I think so, Tim.
Tim: Nothing like a bowl game on the bowl, huh?
Al: You know, I'm still a little hungry.
Tim: No junk food. Let's order in. Mexican, Chinese, what do you want?
Al: Oh, nothing too spicy.
Tim: Al, I think you're forgetting where you are.
Al: You're right. Let's go a little crazy. How about a pizza with sausage and chili?
Tim: All right, buddy. Auto-dial. [on the phone] Yeah, Tony's. Yeah, this is Tim over here at Tool Time. We need a big pizza. Chili, anchovies...
Al: Half.
Tim: Half anchovies. We're not upstairs in the office, though. Come down to the... We're actually in the bathroom. Yeah. What? Hello? [hangs up] We're gonna have to go pick it up, I think. Is that a smudge on that TV?
Al: Yes, I believe it is.
Tim: Not anymore. Yes!

Quote from Jill

Tim: Honey, great news. The lumber showed up and I'm ready to roll.
Jill: Lumber? What's that for?
Tim: Uh... [chuckles] I went by the lumberyard. I had a vision.
Jill: Yeah, you have a vision every time you go by the lumber yard. That's why when I'm in the car we never go that way.

Quote from Jill

Jill: The reason we have such a big turkey is because Al and Ilene are coming.
Mark: Al's bringing a girl?
Randy: Yeah, she's that dentist who makes all the teeth jokes.
Jill: She's an orthodontist. And the way your teeth are coming in, you'd better be nice to her.

Quote from Tim

Tim: Could you just listen to me, please?
Jill: Now, look, I'm thinking of something simple. You know, decorating the tree, hanging the tinsel, stringing popcorn, that kind of stuff.
Tim: I was thinking the exact same thing.
Jill: Oh.
Tim: Except we'd be wearing costumes at the North Pole.
Jill: And the "exact same thing" part would be what?

Quote from Tim

Tim: Hey, guys, guys, guys, come here. Come here. Which would you rather do for this year's Christmas card photo? String popcorn, hang tinsel, get around the tree, or dress up in real cool costumes and join me in Tim Taylor's Christmas Village?
Randy: They both sound stupid.
Brad: I agree.
Mark: Me too.
Tim: They'll come around. They'll come around. Honey, come on. We can start a new tradition. Think of the possibilities. This year, the Christmas Village. Next year - Manger on the Moon. You'd be in a spacesuit.
Jill: I don't wanna be on the moon. Besides, everybody knows a spacesuit adds 20 lbs.

Quote from Mark

Randy: Man, once my friends see this Christmas card, I'm dead.
Brad: There's no way I'm wearing these ears.
Randy: Me neither.
Mark: [loudly] What?

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