A teary eyed Cindy ultimately tells her parents why she's been crying and why she didn't want to talk about it: the kids at school, but particularly an older boy named Buddy Hinton, have been cruelly teasing her about sounding like a baby because she lisps. Her parents tell her that she'll outgrow the lisp, but that practicing tongue twisters might help. Later, when Buddy's teasing continues, Peter comes to her rescue. But Buddy wants to get into a fight with Peter, who refuses in part because Buddy's bigger than him. So now Buddy is picking on two Bradys, who he calls "Baby Talk" and "Peter Chicken". Mike's advice to Peter to reason with Buddy escalates matters. Once Mike meets Mr. Hinton and Carol meets Mrs. Hinton, they come to understand why Buddy is the way that he is. So when Peter admits he is scared of Buddy, Mike teaches Peter how to fight, since there seems to be no other way to deal with a bully like Buddy. With these new skills in hand, will Peter be able to resolve the ... Written by
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The only episode without actress, Eve Plumb
, in her character role of middle sister, Jan Brady. See more
The fight of Peter Brady and Buddy Hinton, [Peter was standing in for Cindy] Peter struck Buddy with his right fist. Buddy walked over to Brady's home to request tongue-twister books. He told Mike and Carol, Peter's got a good left hook. Peter struck Buddy's left jaw with right fist. See more
She sells seashells by the seashore. She sells seashells by the seashore. She sells seashells by the seashore.
Cindy, would you mind practicing somewhere else? Arithmetic is kind of hard.
So are S's.
References A Fistful of Dollars