On a day that Carlos has promised some of the convent children a boat ride, he reneges to go to Culebra for a date with Elena. He however tells the children and Sister Bertrille that he is going to meet with his down on his luck Uncle Antonio and Aunt Constancia. In actuality, Uncle Antonio is poor because he's lazy. Violetta, one of the children, comes down with a case of the mumps, and since Carlos hugged her, Sister Bertrille flies to Culebra to warn Carlos that he has been exposed. Sister Bertrille searches for him at his uncle and aunt's house. Uncle Antonio and Aunt Constancia state that they are not expecting Carlos and thus wonder why the sister is looking for him there. Based on the lie Carlos told her, Sister Bertrille tells them that he is coming to bring them and their entire family to live in one of Carlos' houses in San Tanco. When she finds Carlos at Elana's, Sister Bertrille learns the truth about Carlos' trip to Culebra and Carlos in turn learns about the expectation ... Written by
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The title is from a line in Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore sung by the Admiral of the Sea: And so do his sisters, and his cousins, and his aunts! His sisters and his cousins, Whom he reckons up by dozens, And his aunts! All those women were in attendance so that Gilbert and Sullivan could have a full chorus on a ship that was only manned by male British sailors. See more