"Men In The Black" - The post-earthquake remodeling of the clinic isn't going fast enough to make the grand re-opening party, so Marion decides to have it out with the contractor - who he winds up taking out after he discovers she's a soman, on "In The House" airing MONDAY SEPTEMBER 1, (8:00-8:30 P.M. ET/PT) on UPN. Los Angeles Lakers Derek Fisher and Kobe Bryant guest star as themselves.
Marion is nervous that the remodeling work on the clinic won't be finished in time for the gran re-opening party that he has planned. Among the potential new clients he has invited are the L.A. Lakers and their sports therapists. He decides to have a word with Sam, the contractor who has instilled fear into Al, the construction foreman, and his work crew. Upon discovering that Sam is a woman - a very sexy woman - Marion takes her out for a drink. ork on the clinic picks up briskly - until marion's disastrous second date.
Meanwhile, Tonia has had the door slammed in her face too many times while attempting to sell her idea for a motivational video tape. Told repeatedly that she doesn't look "special" enough, she reads between the lines and augments her breasts. Her upfront new attitude captures the attention of L.A. Lakers Derek Fisher and Kobe Bryant, as well as the entire crowd at the basketball game.
Starring are LL Cool J as Marion Hill; Alfonso Ribeiro as [Dr.] Maxwell Stanton; Kim Wayans as Tonia Harris; and Maia Campbell as Tiffany Warren.
Guest starring are Gina Ravera as Sam; Furley Lumpkin as Al; Derek Fisher as himself; and Kobe Bryant as himself.
The episode was directed by John Tracy from a script by Art Everett.