Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary. Written by
A first rate comedy about a second story woman.
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At the scene at the used book store when Bernice is on the phone trying to reach Abe Froman, the shoplifter approaches the counter to pay for the books. Bernice then locks the door and flips the closed sign leaving the two of them locked in the store. The shoplifter is caught and gets angry, and after Bernice pulls her gun on him and tells him to never steal from her again, he flies out of a now unlocked front door. See more
Bernice 'Bernie' Rhodenbarr
[Bernice enters the apartment and the alarm sounds
That's right, bitch, don't tell me about the alarm.
Referenced in Game On: Martin's Baby
I'm the Burglar
Performed by Sly Stone
Written by The Distance
, Tom Kelly
and Billy Steinberg
Produced by Bernard Edwards
Courtesy of A&M Records See more