3rd Rock from the Sun
Dick: (While reading 'A Tale of Two Cities') "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times". I'm not reading 387 pages if he can't make up his mind in the first sentence!
Post-Nasal Dick
Season 1, Episode 2
Air date 16 January, 1996
Written by Michael Glouberman & Andrew Orenstein
Directed by Robert Berlinger
Episode guide
Brains and Eggs
Dick's First Birthday

"Post-Nasal Dick" is the second episode of 3rd Rock from the Sun. The episode was first aired on 16 January, 1996.


Tom and Harry sick

Tommy makes out with a girl for the first time, but catches a bug from her. This leads to the whole crew getting ill. Dick has begged Mary to allow him to attend her friends wedding with her and not wanting to let her down (or miss the wedding), he doses him self up on cold medicine and hides his illness from Mary. However, dick drinks too much of the medicine and causes a scene at the both during the service and at the reception. He is driven home by Mary, who forgives him for embarrassing her at the wedding. Dick, thinking he is dying and doesn't have much time left, tells Mary he loves her.

Meanwhile, Sally discovers the mother instinct and Harry dreams of Martha Stewart. Sally and Harry also experience what it is to sneeze.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast and Guest Stars

Production Notes

When Dick invited Mary to dance at the wedding, he said in Spanish, "Yo quiero bailar contigo porque sus ojos son el sol de mi corazon." Its translation being "I want to dance with you because your eyes are my heart's sun."

The production code for this episode is 105

This is the first episode directed by Robert Berlinger and first written by Michael Glouberman & Andrew Orenstein.