[This episode is actually titled "On the Beach"] Another ride on his mini-scooter in the hospital gets Mark- in hospital, as patient with a broken leg, but after suffering some of the boundless incompetence of nurse Sudie there, who is fired after she even completely deleted his record, he quickly moves out to his beach-house. To his horror she turns up uninvited, and Steve tells he had to hire her as private nurse to spare the hospital a lawsuit for 'agist' dismissal. She forces him to go vent his complaints about the excessively loud new neighbors; in-living girlfriend Geraldine Baxter was ready to turn the stereo volume down, but exercise video presenter Calvin Laird won't have a bar of neighborliness and starts a fight with her; at night Mark witnesses him with a boat, apparently dumping a body-bag in the ocean- Geraldine and the noise are now apparently gone. Steve's unofficial talk to Calvin -he is just re-painting himself, noting like him- and a fake interior design interview ... Written by
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Marks the final on screen appearance of Michelle Triola Marvin as the "Singing Lady". Marvin was the long time live-in paramour of series star Dick Van Dyke. See more