2 Broke Girls and the Secret Ingredient

One time someone made brownies and said there was a secret ingredient and then they told us the ingredient so it wasn’t secret anymore. Also, everyone could already tell what it was. It was coffee. As far as secret ingredients go, I don’t find that too exciting. Have you seen The Help? Now that’s a secret ingredient.

This episode is about:

1. Protesting emergency tampon prices in the restaurant

2. Coupons

3.Max’s homemade cupcakes not being homemade.

You would think Caroline would have noticed the box mix since she’s seen her make cupcakes dozens of time but ’tis not the case.


The “young people please relate to this show” joke

Max: You thought Occupy Wall Street was a big deal? Wait ’til you see Occupy Tampon.

The dark joke

Caroline: Get better soon? I thought you said it was a birthday card.
Max: It is. That’s the only that seemed appropriate for our relationship.

The edgy joke

Caroline: And it’s for 40% off the regular price.
Max: That’s perfect because my mom was 40% off a regular mom.


The non-PC joke

Caroline: I’ll be real quick. Ten minutes. In and out.
Max: If I had a coupon for every time I heard that from a guy.

The “is that racist?” joke

Earl: White people will adopt anything.

The vagina joke

Customer: I’m a little embarrassed. I just got my period.
Max: Mazel tov.

The joke that leads to a lot of questions

The Williamsburg coupon queen is black? WHAT A SURPRISE.

If you missed it, Max’s talks about what a terrible parent her mom was which led to BOY TROUBLE and also LACK OF SKILLS. Sub-par parenting equals relationship problems and general incompetence. So remember, blame all of your shortcomings on your parents or lack thereof and whatever you do, don’t take responsibility for your own actions.

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Brittani Nichols is a Los Angeles based comedy person. When she's not tweeting about white people or watching television, she's probably eating pizza. Actually, she's probably doing all three of those things concurrently and when she's not doing THAT, she's sleeping. Brittani also went to Yale and feels weird about mentioning it but wants you to know.

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    • On a completely un-“Two Broke Girls”-related note..Where in the world have you been?? I’VE BEEN LOOKING FOR YOU EVERYWHERE!!

  1. i honestly believe my life would be a lot better if my mom had taught me how to extreme coupon. i guess that’s kind of unrelated though.

    • I watched this episode and thought of you.

      Then I went to whole foods and used a coupon on a sale item and saved $2 which seemed like a really big deal at the time.

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