Norm brings prospective new clients into the bar, and pleads with especially Cliff to help his cause in landing the job by not shooting off his mouth. Norm changes his mind after he meets the clients, the Brubakers, and finds out a little about their background. Meanwhile, Diane is off to a public television station auction, which spurs Sam into donating one of his old baseball jerseys. He is doing it in part to help the cause, but also to relive some of his former glory as a local celebrity. The jersey doesn't seem to be a public draw, and thus may be relegated to Mr. Bobo's table: Mr. Bobo is a chimpanzee who draws viewer's names to which to give the items that don't sell. That fate is worth than death for Sam. As time goes on, the jersey sells and returns based on someone close to Sam doing him a favor by buying the jersey, then returning it after the ruse is discovered by Sam, who wants it to sell legitimately. Although the jersey doesn't end up on Mr. Bobo's table, the experience... Written by
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Sam's number 16 was worn by Red Sox pitcher Jim Lonborg in the 1960s. His picture (doubling as Sam Malone) is the one behind the bar. See more
[about public television
It's my favorite station.
Yeah, yeah. I especially like those two guys that talk about the day's events.
Ah, no no, ah, Bert and Ernie. No, maybe that's their last names.
References Sesame Street