Laura gives Rob an expensive watch at a birthday party attended by several family friends, but when the watch goes missing shortly after the party, Rob reluctantly concludes that one of his close friends may be a thief.



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Ritchie Petrie (credit only)
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Laura throws Rob a surprise birthday party. After everybody has left to go home, Rob can't find the new expensive watch Laura bought for him as a gift. Rob and Laura turn the house upside down but can't find the watch. Although neither wants to believe it, both come to the conclusion that the most logical explanation is that one of their friends at the party - Jerry, Millie, Buddy, Sally or Mel - stole the watch. The most obvious culprits are Jerry or Buddy as the pranksters, but both deny pulling any such prank or any knowledge of the watch's whereabouts. As Rob and Laura try to find out what happened to the watch, all their friends come to know what is in Rob and Laura's minds, although Rob and Laura say they don't suspect any of the five as having taken the watch. The situation gets even worse when Rob tries to salvage some monetary value of the watch by collecting the insurance money. Laura and Rob come up with a plan both to salvage their friendships and to find out if any of ... Written by Huggo

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5 January 1966 (USA)  »

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Mr. Evans: You know, this reminds me of a case I once handled where a woman had purchased some luggage for her husband at a discount house. They reported it stolen and tried to collect the full retail price.
Rob Petrie: So?
Mr. Evans: So it turned out it wasn't really stolen, but we got the real truth out of them after a while.
Rob Petrie: Uh, Mr. Evans, why would this remind you of that?
Mr. Evans: I don't know. Why don't you tell me?
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