|“||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!||”|
|Season 1, Episode 2|
|Air date||16 January, 1996|
|Written by||Michael Glouberman & Andrew Orenstein|
|Directed by||Robert Berlinger|
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.
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.
- Dick Solomon - John Lithgow
- Sally Solomon - Kristen Johnston
- Harry Solomon - French Stewart
- Tommy Solomon - Joseph Gordon-Levitt
- Dr. Mary Albright - Jane Curtin
Recurring Cast and Guest Stars
- Nina Campbell - Simbi Khali
- Martha Stewart - Herself
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.