Harvey Bellman, a guy Rob once encouraged to write, finally finishes his book and sends Rob and Laura a copy. The incident leaves Rob envious over never finishing his own book. He then dedicates himself to the task but finds himself distracted by anything and everything. Laura finally has enough and sends him off to Lake Pushneck where Harvey has availed Rob his own personal get-away cabin in which to work. Will the isolation and change of scenery enable Rob to write? That's the question. Written by
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Prolific character actor Guy Raymond, who plays "Horace" in this episode, later married series regular Ann Morgan Guilbert ("Millie Helper"). They remained married until his death in 1997. See more
Rob tells Horace that he "did 210" playing paddle ball, but earlier he counted up to 213. See more
Take the couple up at the top of the hill, Lola and Francine Shrank. "Artists." Huh! Trouble-makers, that's what they are.
Well, what do they do?
Every year they come into town and break up our square dance.
Well, how do they do that?
They're nudists. It's a darn shame, too. Good dancers.
References A Farewell to Arms