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Boy Meets World: Eric Hollywood

After Eric makes a superb acting debut in a Shakespeare play, he is invited to attend two prestigious acting groups. Instead, Eric chooses to take a role on the TV show "Kid Gets Acquainted with the Universe".

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x19
Production Number: B759
Airdate: Friday March 20th, 1998

Guest Stars
David Jacobs (1)David Jacobs (1)
As David
Matt KirkwoodMatt Kirkwood
As Paramedic
Rachel JacobsRachel Jacobs
As Rachel
Aubrey MorrisAubrey Morris
As Profesor Cookmand
Jake ThomasJake Thomas
As Writer
Jordan BowersJordan Bowers
As Sir Ralph Crevinson
Robert ClohessyRobert Clohessy
As Matt Frazier
Ron HarperRon Harper
As Randolph Dixon
Main Cast
Ben SavageBen Savage
As Cornelius 'Cory' Matthews
William DanielsWilliam Daniels
As George Hamilton Feeny
Betsy RandleBetsy Randle
As Amy Matthews
Will FriedleWill Friedle
As Eric Randall Matthews
Rider StrongRider Strong
As Shawn Patrick Hunter
Danielle FishelDanielle Fishel
As Topanga Lawrence Matthews
Lindsay RidgewayLindsay Ridgeway
As Morgan Matthews
Matthew Lawrence (1)Matthew Lawrence (1)
As Jack Hunter
William RussWilliam Russ
As Alan Matthews
Episode Notes
While Eric and Mr. Feeny are traveling around the studio lots, the camera points to the logos for the shows Seinfeld and 3rd Rock from the Sun. Ironically, both shows were on a rival network, NBC.

Episode Quotes
Eric: I can do Lady Capulet, I can do Frier Laurence, I can do Cartman.

Cultural References
Kid Gets Aquainted With The Universe:

Kid Gets Aquainted with the Universe is a parody of Boy Meets World. The actors names are also parodies: Ben Savage / Ben Sandwich, Rider Strong / Schnyder Strong. The show is also filmed on the same set as Boy Meets World.

Episode References
When Eric is telling his parents about his performance, he says he has found his niece, to which they correct him that it is his niche. In the seventh season episode where we look into the future and find Eric to be a Moses like herder, he finds out he now has a niche, to which Corey corrects him that it is niece.

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