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1955

22 Jan. 1955
A Promotion
Ralph has bad news and good news. His house is without heat, but he's just been promoted to assistant to the assistant cashier. He catches a cold from his lack of heat in his apartment. And while working at the office Ed came by to see his new office while there Norton becomes interested in the safe and Ralph shows him how easy the door works. Once the door is closed Ralph can't put the money he counting back in the safe, so he's forced to take the money home. Over night the safe is broken into and the police and owners think he stole the money. So, when Ralph comes ...
 
12 Feb. 1955
A Little Man Who Wasn't There
Mr. Marshall tells Ralph he's crazy (in Ralph's words) and has a problem with his temper, having received complaints from passengers who have traveled on his bus. So he tells Ralph to see a psychiatrist to see if anything can be done about his temper. Ralph is very concerned that he will lose his job. Ralph is very upset about this, and talking with Norton doesn't help, but when he finally gets a chance to talk with Alice she reassures him seeing a psychiatrists doesn't have to be something to worry about. But Ralph takes Norton with him to the doctors office. The ...
 
19 Feb. 1955
Hero
A boy (Tommy) in the building Ralph lives in idolizes him, and Ralph can't resist embellishing his abilities to the boy. After talking with Ralph Tommy goes home and writes a paper for school about his "hero" Ralph Kramden. After reading the paper the teacher writes to Ralph asking him to come in for a conference. She wants Ralph to set Tommy straight about his abilities. Tommy is having a lot of trouble at school because the other kids don't think Ralph can do all the things Tommy says he can, and Tommy has been in fights, sticking up for his hero. Tommy doesn't have...
 
5 Mar. 1955
Peacemaker
Ralph can't sleep because fighting going on between Ed and Trixie. Eventually Ed decides to leave and Trixie comes down talk with Alice. Alice gets Ralph to go out and find Ed. By the time Ralph gets back with Ed Trixie wants an apology. They start fighting again, and this time Ed comes down to Ralphs apartment. Alice gets Ralph to let Ed spend the night so the fighting will stop. But Ed's personal habits drive Ralph crazy. Ralph finally resorts to force and drags Ed back to his place to apologize. This leads to Ralph finding out the bad things Ed said about Ralph in ...
 
26 Mar. 1955
The Honeymooners: The Adoption
Alice and Ralph Kramden,despite not having a great deal to show for their lives,decide together that they want to adopt a baby. Ralph,naturally,is set on having a son and wont hear of anything else. The Kramdens,with help from the Nortons,prepare for the arrival of this new mouth to feed. When Alice & Ralph go to the adoption agency,they are first shown a girl baby but Ralph insists they bring a boy. While waiting,in one a Gleason best moments as Ralph Kramden,he reluctantly and then fully bonds with the baby. Then has a fit when they try and take her back! The ...
 
9 Apr. 1955
One Big Happy Family
The Kramden's and the Norton's decide to share a bigger nicer apartment in Queens. It doesn't take long before they are at each others throats. After one especially bad fight they get thrown out and have to go back to their old places.
 
16 Apr. 1955
A Weighty Problem
Ralph comes home in a foul mood. An inspector for the buss company comes on his buss and tells him he is getting to fat, an may not be able to continue driving a bus. He comes home and talks with Ed about it and between the two of them, after looking up the rules, they decide he's still under weight for his height. So, now that he reassured his weight won't be a problem he goes to a banquet that his lodge is putting on. At the lodge meeting he's in rare form and eats more then anyone at the meeting. And while at the meeting he finds out he's not as tall as he thought....
 
30 Apr. 1955
The Honeymooners: Principle of the Thing
With everything in the apartment breaking down, Ralph decides to exercise a clause in the lease and uses the rent money to fix up the place.
 
14 May 1955
Songs and Witty Sayings
Alice and Trixie enter the contest Ralph and Norton hope to win.
 

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