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Episode cast overview:
Himself - Host
Stanley Towers
Louise Towers
Dave Sumner
King Calder ...
Stanley's Attorney
Bruce Andersen ...
Stanley's Business Associate
Walter Kinsella ...
Tax Investigator
Molly Glessing ...


Dave Sumner drops in on his old college friend Stanley Towers, whom he hasn't seen for 20 years. Dave has fallen on hard times and actually never amounted to much, even though he was president of his class and had been voted 'most likely to succeed'. Towers on the other hand made his first million by age 32 and is very well off. As a favor, Towers offers Dave a job doing different tasks around the house, serving drinks at parties and so on. Mrs. Towers is also unhappy and confides in Dave that her husband is a workaholic and is involved in unethical deals like charging work on the house to the company and putting relatives on the payroll at inflated salaries. Towers eventually fires Dave in a jealous rage but it turns out Dave is not quite who he seems to be. Written by garykmcd

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8 May 1962 (USA)  »

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Go get a job ya bum!
14 October 2012 | by (brooklyn NY) – See all my reviews

***SPOILERS*** Down and out with no place to stay or food , besides from scavenging the throw aways from the restaurants and supermarkets, to eat in a desperate move Dave Sumner, Howard Morris, looks up his former collage classmate Stanley Towers, Jack Carter, for a job at his over-sized mansion in the suburb. Taking the desperate Sumner in as his personal butler Stanley feels a bit good in knowing that Sumner who was voted most likely to succeed in his collage class is now nothing but a homeless bum compare to him, who barley had passing grades, who's a multi millionaire.

Doing his job as best as he can Sumner is approached by Stanley's old lady Louise, Joanna Moore, who sick and tired of her scheming husband who's making all kinds of illegal deals with his cronies in the business world in order to avoid paying taxes. Wanting the very ethical Sumnner to check out with her Joanna is turned down by him in his total loyalty to the man that provided him not only employment but a roof over his head and food on the table. It's soon that Stanley notices that there something going on between Sumner and Joanna and kicks both of them out of his place with innocent Sumner who was loyal to him getting the worst of it. By him losing whatever safety net that the job working for Stanley provided for him.

****MAJOR SPOILERS**** It's later when Stanley is being audited by the IRS that he gets the surprise of his life. Not that the Federal Government finally got the goods on him in cheating on his tax returns but even more surprising who's the guy or IRS Government Agent who ended up getting the goods on him!

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