Special Sub-Topic: Citizens of Nantucket: Lowell Mather
|Which actor played Lowell?|
Thomas Haden Church. David Schramm played Roy Biggins. Tony Shalhoub was Antonio Scarpacci. Steven Weber was Brian Hackett.
|What was the name of Lowell's often named, never seen cousin?|
Beavo. Beavo liked to collect hair at the local beauty parlor, but when Helen saw a photo of him, she said, "Hunkadoodledoo!"
|Which character sank Lowell's house boat?|
Brian. Brian was using the boat as the scene of a hot date and ended up sinking the whole thing, causing Lowell to move in with him and Joe.
|Lowell said that his wife Bunny had an "annoying habit". What was the habit?|
sleeping with other men. This annoying habit eventually led to the end of his marriage.
|Brian once hypnotized Lowell and asked him to tell his deepest, darkest secret. He begins his story by saying, "Once, when I was out of..." What was he out of?|
underwear. The others cut off the story. Brian started with a new question to share one of his favorite memories. He started the new story, "Once, when I was out of underwear..."
|Joe, Brian, Helen and Lowell once signed up for a video dating service. Where did Lowell take his date?|
The airport hangar. Lowell took his date to the hangar and showed her all his tools and machines.
|When Lowell got his head stuck in the airport gate, and was carrying a walkie-talkie, he began to sing a romantic song as Joe and Helen kissed in the airport. What song did he sing?|
Moon River. He thought Roy had the other walkie-talkie, but Roy left it on the counter. Just as Joe and Helen had an unexpected romantic kiss, Lowell started to croon on the walkie-talkie.
|After Helen crashed her jeep into Joe's office, Lowell rebuilt the office perfectly to the letter off of a photograph. What did Lowell say was the hardest thing to replace?|
A calendar from 1952. This was one of the magic parts of the character. He seemed to have such low intelligence, but was so particular about some things.
|What did Lowell prepare for Helen as a gift for her engagement to Davis Lynch?|
an embroidered pillow. In the same episode, Helen spent the night with Joe, prompting Lowell to cross out Davis' name and write Joe's.
|When helping Helen get ready for a big date with Davis at her house, Lowell the renaissance man offered to cook them dinner. What three words did the temperamental Lowell say each time the doorbell rang?|
"Dinner...Not ready!". In this classic episode that showcased the unique personalities of all the characters, Lowell ended up with an exploding capon flying at him out of the oven. A classic!
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