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Recycled Wardrobe: The antique police (Keystone Cop) uniforms worn by the Angels in this episode can also be seen in the 1975 movie "The Legend of Lizzie Borden" starring Elizabeth Montgomery. See more »
You know, I wonder what kinda costumes Charlie sent out?
I don't know, something appropriate for this old relic, I suppose.
Oh Bosley, I don't think you're an old relic. Yet...
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The plot? Simple. Crooks pose as a film crew with an antique car to steal experimental aerospace fuel, then enter the car in a nearby antique car show, in order to smuggle the radioactive canisters out of the county. Of course they do! Who wouldn't?? The Angels go undercover as car magazine writers in Keystone Cop outfits. Of course they do! Who wouldn't?? Bosley romances a rich widow. The Angels are particularly peppy and adorable. In terms of feminism, the Angels undeniably struck blows (albeit perhaps at the expense of the core issue - objectification and the rendering any of any non-pretty woman "invisible"). But there's a beautiful line in this one that underscores how deeply misogynistic was this culture they were trying to liberate. One of the suspects apologizes to Sabrina, saying "I'm not in the habit of knocking women around...especially pretty ones". So...you might make an exception for an ugly one? Yes, you're quite the gallant, sir. Mind you, this wasn't one of the baddies, this was a sympathetic character. I suppose it was too much to hope that Kate might respond, "Why doncha stick your 'pretty ones' up your a@@, jagoff?" Ah well, progress is progress.
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