When Barney loses his job, he prevails upon Fred to try to get him hired on at the gravel pit. The introduction of Fred's neighbor to his boss results in the startling discovery that Barney and Mr. Slate are relatives--and to an instant executive suite for Barney. All at once, Fred's old buddy is his new boss. Written by
Did You Know?
It is revealed that Fred's boss, Mr. Nate Slate is actually Barney's uncle. But this was never mentioned again in any subsequent episode. See more