|“||Sally: Dick! Permission to bitch!
Dick: Permission granted.
|Season 1, Episode 5|
|Air date||February 6, 1996|
|Written by||Bill Martin & Mike Schiff|
|Directed by||Robert Berlinger|
Dick is from Mars, Sally is from Venus
Green Eyed Dick
"Dick, Smoker" is the fifth episode of season 1 of 3rd Rock from the Sun. The episode originally aired on 6 February, 1996.
In a bar, Dick sees a nerdy student smoking. When he realizes the smoking makes the student cool, he takes up smoking as well, he soon becomes addicted. While with Sally at the dentists office Dick is told he isn't allowed to smoke in the building. While searching for a place to smoke, Dick accidentally locks himself in a stairwell and he's unable to find a way out.
Meanwhile, Sally is getting sick and tired of Dick overruling her all the time and besides that, she has a sore tooth. When Dick doesn't come home, she declares herself High Commander.
- John Lithgow as Dick Solomon
- Kristen Johnston as Sally Solomon
- French Stewart as Harry Solomon
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Tommy Solomon
Recurring Cast and Guest Stars
- Simbi Khali as Nina Campbell
- Elmarie Wendel as Mrs. Mamie Dubcek
- Wayne Knight as Officer Don Leslie Orville
- David DeLuise as Bug Pollone
- Ian Lithgow as Leon
- Danielle Nicolet as Caryn
- Chris Hogan as Aubrey Pitman
- Jane Lynch - Ms. Koppel
John Lithgow won the 1996 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance in this episode.
Jane Curtin doesn't appear in this episode, however she still has her name in the opening credits.
The production code for this episode is 107
The episode is the fourth episode to be directed by Robert Berlinger and second to be written by Bill Martin & Mike Schiff