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The Cleveland Show: Ladies' Night

Cleveland is upset when he discovers Donna is still attending her single ladies support group.

Meanwhile, Rallo helps Cleveland Junior run for student body president.

Episode Info
Episode number: 1x6
Production Number: 1APS07
Airdate: Sunday November 15th, 2009

Starring Roles
Nia LongNia Long
voiced Roberta Tubbs

Guest Stars
Mike Henry (1)Mike Henry (1)
voiced Mr. Flippers
Al Thompson (2)Al Thompson (2)
voiced Walt
Alec SulkinAlec Sulkin
voiced Lane
Alex MenesesAlex Meneses
voiced Fabrizia (and Waitress)
Aseem BatraAseem Batra
voiced Kendra Krinklesac
Clarence LivingstonClarence Livingston
voiced Various
Glenn HowertonGlenn Howerton
voiced Kid (with stop watch)
Julius SharpeJulius Sharpe
voiced Various
Mae WhitmanMae Whitman
voiced Unknown
Rutina WesleyRutina Wesley
voiced Yvette
Will ForteWill Forte
voiced Wally Farquhare
Marina SirtisMarina Sirtis
voiced Yvette's Friend
Main Cast
Mike Henry (1)Mike Henry (1)
voiced Cleveland Brown / Montclair “Rallo” Tubbs / Oliver Wilkerson / Coach Charles McFall / Mr. Armstrong / Arch
Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
voiced Tim / Doctor Fist
Sanaa LathanSanaa Lathan
voiced Donna Tubbs-Brown
Kevin Michael RichardsonKevin Michael Richardson
voiced Lester Krinklesac / Cleveland Jr. / Julius
Jason SudeikisJason Sudeikis
voiced Holt Ann Richter / Terry Kimple
Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington
voiced Arianna


Cleveland and Donna get together with the neighbors, but while Cleveland is enjoying himself, Donna is less than thrilled and gives Cleveland the cold shoulder. When invited to spend more times with the neighbors, Donna decided to sneak out and spend more time with her old friends at a single mothers gathering. Getting away from Cleveland helps spark the relationship. Cleveland finds out that she wasn't spending time with the other wives but gets distracted. While on a day out tubing down a river with the kids, Cleveland stumbles across Donna and her friends who are shocked to find out shes married. Donna is forced to tell the truth to Cleveland who is at first angry but after spending some time away, comes to realize just how much he cares for Donna. He hatches a plan to help Donna get back together with her friends by acting like a jerk by convincing her friends that their marriage won't last long...

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Episode Notes
“Ladies' Night” was seen by 7.011 million viewers.

This episode introduces the character

Mister Flippers

Oliver Wilkerson

Principal Wally Farquhar

Cultural References
During the guys turn at 'Celebrity' the TV Show Combat! is mentioned that starred actor Vic Morrow (1929-1982) & Rick Jason (1923-2000)

Along w/ muscian Dave Brubeck, Michu Meszaros, one of if not the shortest man in the world standing at only 2ft 9in & finally Minnesota Twins shortstop Roy Smalley

When its Donna's turn she gets Tom Cruise so her clues are actress Katie Holmes, Tom's 1983 comedy Risky Business, the 1986 drama/action film Top Gun, the 1996 comedy/drama Jerry Maguire & 1988's Oscar winning Best Director/Best Actor/Best Picture drama Rain Man

She also mentions his crazy couch jumping incident in 2005 on the Oprah Winfrey Show when Tom seemed way to excited talking about his relationship with Katie Holmes.

Oddly enough Kendra's answer to all of Donna's clues was the TV show, My Name is Earl (2005-2009)

Arianna mentions the long running ABC show Grey's Anatomy along with one of its stars Sandra Oh

Cleveland reads an article featuring actress Delta Burke, best known for her role of Suzanne Sugarbaker from Designing Women

When Donna does something under the sheets to Cleveland, he sings part of the 1961 song Moon River Writing by Johnny Mercer & composed by Henry Mancini

Cleveland Junior's school president poster is in the same style as a poster created for the Obama campaign

Also, his slogan 'What can brown do for you' is a former commercial slogan for the delivery company UPS

Rallo walks over to Junior's desk and hangs his head. This is a direct reference to an award winning photo of President John F. Kennedy taken in the Oval Office in 1961.

The Wachowski brothers are mentioned in this episode along with their 1999 action film The Matrix.

The man asks Andy about his vagina and he answers, no that's my brother.
This is in reference to the fact Andy's brother, Laurence underwent gender reassignment surgery to become Lana.

United States Senator from Massachusetts & 2004 presidential hopeful John Kerry (1943-) is mentioned in this episode.

Tim: That my friend is the 25,000 dollar pyramid

Tim's line combines the names of 2 game shows, The $64,000 Question (1955-1958) & Pyramid (Original Run 1973-2004)

The man at the bar who Yvette stabs in the hand sings the 1973 song Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around the Old Oak Tree sung by Tony Orlando & Dawn

When Cleveland pretends to be blind, he sits in the kitchen moving his head back & forth imitating American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder (1950-)

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane  |  Richard Appel  |  Mike Henry (1)
Executive ProducerRichard Appel  |  Mike Henry (1)  |  Seth MacFarlane
Co-Executive ProducerKirker Butler
ProducerKara Vallow  |  Gabe Miller  |  Jonathan Green (1)
Co-ProducerClarence Livingston  |  Aseem Batra
Consulting ProducerRaynelle Swilling  |  Teri Schaffer  |  Jonathan Jacobs
Associate ProducerKarin Perrotta  |  Aaron Miller (1)
EditorKirk Benson
CastingLinda Lamontagne
Staff WriterTravis Bowe  |  Justin Heimberg  |  Kevin Biggins
MusicWalter Murphy
Assistant EditorDennis R. McElroy
Post Production SupervisorAmy Reynolds
Story EditorJulius Sharpe  |  Aaron Lee  |  Matthew Murray
Character DesignerStephen Silver  |  Carlos Ortega  |  David Colman
Supervising DirectorAnthony Lioi  |  Albert Calleros
Main Title ThemeWalter Murphy
Casting AssistantMelissa Aives
Casting AssociatePam Hyatt
Assistant DirectorJim Shellhorn
Animation ProducerBrandi Young
Storyboard RevisionistMatt Sullivan  |  Bruce B. Heller
Writing AssistantGeorge Igoe  |  C. Brian Smith  |  Mehar Sethi
Production ControllerLiddane Sanders
AssistantLeslie Reider  |  Laura Hilker  |  Alexandra Gaines  |  Freddy Hakimi  |  A. Spencer Porter  |  Artie Johann
Production ConsultantPatrick Henry (2)
Animation Production AssistantHenry Montgomery
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