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Ground Rules

‘Ground Rules’

Season 6, Episode 8 -  Aired February 4, 2021

Jonah has to train Sanda's son, Tony, when he starts work at Cloud 9. Mateo gives Cheyenne advice about being a better floor supervisor. Meanwhile, Dina decides to invite Garrett into her open relationship with Brian.

Quote from Mateo

Mateo: Another floor supervisor tip: We direct. Don't use words like "maybe" or "I think" with these peons.
Cheyenne: Okay.
Mateo: Before you speak, think, "How would an evil queen decree this?"
Cheyenne: Ooh, yeah.
Mateo: And just a couple other things I thought of.
Cheyenne: Oh.
Mateo: No more campfire games with employees and no sparkly makeup. Oh, and don't put unicorn stickers on your clipboard. They're unprofessional.
Cheyenne: Uh, okay.
Mateo: But otherwise, you are killing it, girl.
Cheyenne: Thanks.
Mateo: Oh, you should probably change your shoes. I mean, they're fun but, it looks like you skinned a Care Bear.


Quote from Cheyenne

Cheyenne: Oh, here's a perfect place to update shift assignments. Hmm. Isaac, you shall henceforth be working on register four to maximize efficiency and expedite expenditure.
Sayid: What's happening? Why do you sound like Nurse Ratched on the Netflix series Ratched?
Cheyenne: Oh, I'm running this meeting like Mateo in a very professional manner. Mm-hmm.
Mateo: Okay, ha, ha, very funny. But you know what? Even this is way better than your usual singles cruise director attitude.
Cheyenne: [British accent] Oh, I doth agree because one should never have a fun, cool attitude when one can have a stick up their arse! [all laugh]
Carol: Oh, my God, that's so good.
Isaac: You're tearing him apart. Do his walk.
Cheyenne: Oh, yeah. Uh, uh, uh, uh, uh. That's not how I... [British accent] Uh, uh, oh, God, I right dropped me cane!
Mateo: What cane? I don't have a cane!

Quote from Jonah

Jonah: Sorry about the long bathroom break. I opened the Harper's app and you know how that story ends.

Quote from Mateo

Mateo: Eric's actually gonna be picking me up soon, so if you had anything else you need to say to me?
Cheyenne: Like what?
Mateo: Like, you know, today's been a journey for you and I'm ready to accept your apology.
Cheyenne: Are you being serious? You expect me to apologize to you? I have nothing to be sorry about.
Mateo: I was giving you amazing advice and you mocked me and made me show my penis to the world.
Cheyenne: The only reason that you were giving me advice was so that you could re-live your glory days like Britney in Vegas.
Mateo: Do not come for Britney like that! She is a woman at the top of her game!
Cheyenne: Denying that she needs help is only hurting her more!

Quote from Mateo

Mateo: Hey, Chey. Glenn wants me to decorate Tony's locker. What are straight teenage boys into? Paintball and body spray?

Quote from Cheyenne

Isaac: Men, Women, & Children. Boom!
Justine: Wait, wait, um...
Cheyenne: Sorry, Justine. Isaac was able to name more Timothée Chalamet movies, so he's on Softlines.
Isaac: Suck it, Justine. Call Me by Your Name.
Cheyenne: All right. Great game, everybody. Now go make that paper!

Quote from Sandra

Glenn: And finally, your name tag. Now, the Cloud manual says that this is made out of polyvinyl chloride, but I say it's made out of honesty, hard work, those elderly shoppers' smiles...
Mateo: Glenn, can we hurry this up? Not to be rude, but this means nothing to me.
Sandra: Wow, my son, a Cloud employee. We're a dynasty like Billy Ray and Miley.

Quote from Mateo

Glenn: Mateo, the locker is gonna have to wait. I forgot my lunch, so could you get me a tuna salad pita but roll it up so that it looks like an ice cream cone?
Mateo: Uh, yep.
Glenn: You see what I'm going for? The tuna scoop is the ice cream.
Mateo: I understand and I am on it.
Glenn: Okay.
Mateo: Because this is my job.

Quote from Mateo

Cheyenne: Hey, when you were floor supervisor, did Elias always ask to work in greeting cards?
Mateo: Yeah. Don't let him. He reads all the cards out loud and adds the words "in bed." It literally never works.
Cheyenne: Ugh. Okay, thanks. Any other pro tips, let me know.
Mateo: Oh, really? Well, happy to help. I actually miss being floor supervisor. Thanks to ICE, now the only job I can get is making sure Glenn's healthy meals look like ice cream.
Cheyenne: Oh, that sucks. You know you can do that with sushi?
Mateo: A ball of crab on a hand roll. Come on, give me some credit.

Quote from Garrett

Garrett: Oh, hey. Dina, what's up? Uh, you see the moon last night? I'm not sure what phase it was. Probably like the middle or something like...
Dina: It was waning gibbous, but can we talk about yesterday?

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