In trying to get rid of a brass bed, Sisters Bertrille and Sixto trade it for a donkey named Hector. Hector is a bit rambunctious, and is eating literally everything on the convent property. Enough is enough for the Reverend Mother who tells the sisters they have to take Hector back to its previous owner, Antonio Fuentes. Antonio, knowing Hector's nature and his wife Angela's aversion to the donkey, refuses to take Hector back. But as many problems as the sisters are having with Hector, Antonio is having even more problems. He has run into a string of bad luck, each time coinciding with an appearance of at least one of the sisters. Antonio thinks they have placed a curse on him. Carlos suggests to Antonio that he has to make restitution to the sisters for them to remove the curse: what he made selling the brass bed ($200). Carlos gives the sisters the head's up and tells them to humor Antonio about the curse. It isn't until Antonio hands over the $200 and has the sisters "remove the ... Written by
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A Rottweiler appeared in this episode. It appears to be the same Rottweiler dog that is shown, and is heard barking, in the opening sequence of each episode when Sister Bertrille goes airborne while attempting to walk the dog. The Rottweiler is uncredited. See more
It's never explained why the title is "Hector and the Brass Band". Hector the burro was traded to Sisters Bertrille and Sixto for a brass bed that they were trying to sell. Seemingly the title should have been "Hector and the Brass Bed". There was nothing in the episode about a brass band. See more