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Boy Meets World: Father Knows Less

Fearing he isn't spending enough time with Cory, Alan wakes him up one night to watch a late night no-hitter. But when Cory fails a test the next day, it puts Alan and Mr. Feeny at odds over what is more important, Cory's education or spending time with his father.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: B604
Airdate: Friday October 08th, 1993

Director: David Trainer
Writer: April Kelly

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Guest Stars
Thomas Wilson BrownThomas Wilson Brown
As TV Announcer
Willie GarsonWillie Garson
As Leonard 'Lenny' Spinelli
Main Cast
Ben Savage
As Cornelius 'Cory' Matthews
William Daniels
As George Hamilton Feeny
Betsy Randle
As Amy Matthews
William Russ
As Alan Matthews
Will Friedle
As Eric Randall Matthews
Rider Strong
As Shawn Patrick Hunter
Lily Nicksay
As Morgan Matthews
Lee Norris
As Stuart Minkus
Episode Quotes
Cory: It's hard to picture you as a boy...Did your parents call you Mr. Feeny?

Cory: Hey, you took gym!?
Mr. Feeny: They made me.

Amy: Well Cor, sometimes, two adults can think two different ways and both can be right.
Cory: The how come I only think one way about things and I'm always wrong?

Eric: (On the phone, as Amy walks past) Heather, I'm sorry, look you wear a turtleneck no one's even gonna notice! (Amy turns quickly to look at him, and he catches her glare) Ok, I sucked a neck!

Alan: Cory, your mother just said something to me that made sense.
Cory: Don'tcha hate when she does that?

Cultural References
Episode Title: Father Knows Less

Father Knows Less is a play on words of the 1950s sitcom, Father Knows Best.

Cory: And do you wanna know what happened June 1st, 1964? A perfect game! Jim Bunning!

Jim Bunning was known for pitching his perfect game in 1964, however later he would be better known as being a Senator from the state of Kentucky.

Warning: Boy Meets World season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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