Pygmalion is a play based on the Greek myth of the same name. It tells the story of Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics (based on phonetician Henry Sweet), who makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can successfully pass off a Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, as a refined society lady by teaching her how to speak with an upper class accent and training her in etiquette. In the process, Higgins and Doolittle grow close, but she ultimately rejects his domineering ways and declares she will marry Freddy Eynsford-Hill – a young, poor, gentleman. 
 
Pygmalion, the George Bernard Shaw play, is based on Pygmalion, a sculptor from Greek Mythology.

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Tim Sachsky is upset that his wife is dating so soon after their decision to get a divorce. Doug asks Tim why he's upset when he is the one who started dating first. Tim tells Doug he made it all up, and instead of going on dates, he's been hanging out at the movie theater, watching teen movies. Spence tells Tim that he needs to check out 'She's All That', saying it's like a modern day 'Pygmalion'.

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