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Oedipus Wrecks 

Casey dates a younger man while Brian dates the younger man's mother. In the meantime, Joe and Roy face their fear of circuses.

Director:

Darryl Bates

Writers:

David Angell (created by), Peter Casey (created by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Tim Daly ... Joe Montgomery Hackett
Steven Weber ... Brian Michael Hackett
Crystal Bernard ... Helen Chapel Hackett
David Schramm ... Roy Biggins
Rebecca Schull ... Fay Evelyn Schlob Dumbly DeVay Cochran (credit only)
Tony Shalhoub ... Antonio Scarpacci
Amy Yasbeck ... Casey Chapel Davenport
Shannon Tweed ... Emily Palmer
Chip Zien ... Bippy the Clown
Christopher Wiehl ... Shawn Palmer
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Storyline

Brian is dating a woman who has a son. He's OK with it till he sees just how old he is, which makes him question her age which he doesn't want to ask her. And things get more complicated when her son hooks up with Casey. When a circus comes to the island, Helen wants to go and invites everyone to join her. Roy and Antonio go but Joe because of a past experience doesn't. Roy comes back humiliated because of the clowns. Joe convinces him to go back and confront him and Roy tells Joe he needs to face what happened to him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 1997 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title refers to "Oedipus Rex," which, in English, is "Oedipus the King." This play from the classical era is attributed to Sophocles and focuses on Oedipus, who unknowingly fulfills the prophecy that said he would kill his father and marry his mother. When he discovers what has happened, his wife/mother hangs herself and Oedipus gouges out his own eyes. See more »

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References Matlock (1986) See more »

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