Frank is a retired Lt Col in the US army. He's blind and impossible to get along with. Charlie is at school and is looking forward to going to university; to help pay for a trip home for Christmas, he agrees to look after Frank over thanksgiving. Frank's niece says this will be easy money, but she didn't reckon on Frank spending his thanksgiving in New York. Written by
Col. Frank Slade has a very special plan for the weekend. It involves travel, women, good food, fine wine, the tango, chauffeured limousines and a loaded forty-five. And he's bringing Charlie along for the ride.
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Scenes showing the audience the Baird School and depicting it as an all male boarding school were filmed at the Emma Willard School, one of the oldest all-female boarding schools in the country. See more
Lt Col Slade sternly warns Charlie not to refer to his .45 pistol as a "gun", but rather to call it a "weapon" or "piece" in accordance with military custom. Moments later just after Charlie refers to it as a weapon, Slade then refers to the pistol as a gun (which was most likely an intentional contradiction of what he had just told Charlie). See more
[Slade knew her face cleanser, by scent
Ah, that's amazing.
Lt. Col. Frank Slade
Well, I'm in the amazing business.
Spoofed in Nip/Tuck: Trudy Nye
Written by José Padilla
(as Jose Padilla)
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