11x15 Loathe and Marriage
First Aired: Feb. 04, 1993 on NBC
Summary: Serafina, Carla's daughter, announces that she is pregnant and wants to marry the father, a retired police officer living off disability who she loves. After discussing the issue, Carla gives Serafina her her blessing and her financial support for the wedding. With her connection to Hill,…
Serafina Tortelli: [emotional with love at Carla's announcement] Oh, Ma.
Carla Tortelli-LeBec: My daughter, Serafina, just announced that she's getting married.
John Allen Hill: [to Serafina] Congratulations. When's the baby due?
Sam Malone: That's OK, Woody.
Woody Boyd: Yup. Had to make another embarrassing trip to the drugstore to get a little uh...
Sam Malone: [under his breath]... protection?
Woody Boyd: Yeah. You know, Kelly and I want to have a family and all, but we figured we'd wait until after that raise you promised.
Sam Malone: I hope you got a lot of protection!
Woody Boyd: Well, as usual you know, I'm a little embarrassed and nervous when I go in there, so I buy a whole bunch of stuff so it doesn't look like I'm just going to get some... you know.
Sam Malone: Protection.
Woody Boyd: Yeah.
Woody Boyd: [starts emptying his shopping bag] So I got some paper plates, batteries, flash bulbs, Skoal, some gum, Chia Pet, eyeglass repair kit yeah, oh notebook paper, and VO5.
Sam Malone: Where's the protection?
Woody Boyd: See you in about an hour, Sam.
- The song parodied in the title was "Love and Marriage" with has lyrics by Sammy Cahn and music by Jimmy Van Heusen. It was introduced by Frank Sinatra in the 1955 television production 'Our Town' that aired on Producers' Showcase.
- Final appearance of Dan Hedaya, who played Carla's ex-husband Nick Tortelli.