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Joan of Arcadia: Wealth of Nations

God tells Joan to help her mother collect clothes for the homeless; Kevin attempts stand-up comedy in order to impress Beth; Will wants to counter-sue the Bakers.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x6
Production Number: 206
Airdate: Friday October 29th, 2004

Director: Kevin Dowling
Writer: Tom Garrigus

Guest Stars
Aaron HimelsteinAaron Himelstein
As Friedman
Annie PottsAnnie Potts
As Lieutenant Lucy Preston
Constance ZimmerConstance Zimmer
As Sister Lilly Watters
Kimberly McCulloughKimberly McCullough
As Beth Reinhart
Sprague GraydenSprague Grayden
As Judith Montgomery
Trevor EinhornTrevor Einhorn
As Mascot (God)
David FiglioliDavid Figlioli
As Vintage Clothing Store Owner
Ian BohenIan Bohen
As Peter
Iqbal ThebaIqbal Theba
As East Indian Sunglasses Salesman God
Rick OvertonRick Overton
As Bad Stand-Up Comedian (God)
Robert PineRobert Pine
As Mr. Sanders
Vanessa Claire SmithVanessa Claire Smith
As Surly Punk (God)
Main Cast
Joe MantegnaJoe Mantegna
As Will Girardi
Mary SteenburgenMary Steenburgen
As Helen Girardi
Amber TamblynAmber Tamblyn
As Joan Girardi
Jason RitterJason Ritter
As Kevin Girardi
Michael WelchMichael Welch
As Luke Girardi
Chris MarquetteChris Marquette
As Adam Rove
Becky WahlstromBecky Wahlstrom
As Grace Polk
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Atlas PlugGet Rolled On 
IntercoolerTea Ball 
Jude CrossenTherapy 
LibidoNew Addiction 
ML LennonArmageddon Surfer Girl 
Morella's ForestRunning 
Pet Shop BoysOpportunities 
Rust BeltSmithereens 
StirlingI Came Late To The Party 

Episode Quotes
Joan: Hey! I called at your studio, like, 6 times, but the voice mail kept picking up.
Adam: Oh, I called you back, but your mom said you were sorting donations. Are we ever gonna get to see each other?
Joan: Now works for me. You wanna go roll around in the clothes?

Adam: You stole from the homeless?
Joan: Yes. I am a horrible human being.
Adam: Yeah.
Joan: Well, you weren't supposed to say that.
Adam: Jane, you-- you stole from the homeless.
Joan: Okay! I think we've established that.

Lilly: (referring to Joan) Has she ever been drug-tested...?

Lilly: St. Helen the Bitchy...

Joan: Judith, that's Friedman. He's the Ebola virus in tube socks.

Joan: I screw up and I have to be your slave?
Helen: That's one of the joys of motherhood.

Bad Stand-Up Comedian (God): Here, what does this (dollar bill) say?
Joan: "In You We Trust"...

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