Marcia is upset, not for herself, but for a classmate named Molly Webber. Their classmates nominated Molly for hostess for senior banquet night, the culmination of their graduation events. The nomination was a gag since Molly is a shy, insecure, clumsy, Plain Jane of a girl who not only has no chance of winning against the most popular girl in the class, Patty Hobert, but will be humiliated through the final selection process. Mike and Carol convince Marcia that if she is so upset about it, that she should do something to help Molly. So Marcia decides to become Molly's version of Professor Henry Higgins. Marcia is able to transform Molly into a beautiful, confident and poised young woman who has a real shot of winning. Marcia even helps Molly write her speech for the selection committee. A problem arises when Patty has to drop out of the race due to a family issue, leaving Molly to run against the first alternate: Marcia. Marcia decides to drop out of the race to allow Molly to be ... Written by
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Marcia mentions the name of classmate twice, referring to that classmate as Patty Hobert both times. In between those two times however, Molly refers to the same classmate but clearly calls her Sally Hobert. In another scene after that, Molly calls out to a classmate who is off camera saying, "Hi Sally, wait up!" So was the correct first name of the character who was mentioned Patty or Sally? See more
References My Fair Lady