Because Mrs. Livingston has the flu, Tom asks Norman to sit for Eddie over the weekend while Tom is away on a last minute business trip to Sacramento. Also staying with Norman and Eddie at the Corbett household is Norman's bachelor friend, Rodney River, Jr. Tom wants to make sure that Rodney is not a carousing playboy bachelor, which Norman assures him Rodney's not. In actuality, Rodney is an actuary, whose professional life spills into his personal beliefs. Rodney assesses the risk of everything he does and takes precautionary measures to reduce the risk of accident, injury, illness and any other negative issue of which he may think. He is thus also a hypochondriac. The first problem that Rodney has is the sleeping arrangement, first all the germs he thinks are in Eddie's room (the room in which he is first assigned, but later has to move since he is allergic to the goldfish food in the room), and second the narrow couch from which he thinks he may fall off of. After a half sleepless... Written by
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