The Flying Nun: Season 3, Episode 3

Speak the Speach, I Pray You (1 Oct. 1969)

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San Tanco is getting a new parish priest, Father Walter Larson, an old friend of the Reverend Mother's. Father Larson has spent most of his life as an archivist. He is used to being alone ... See full summary »

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San Tanco is getting a new parish priest, Father Walter Larson, an old friend of the Reverend Mother's. Father Larson has spent most of his life as an archivist. He is used to being alone with his books, and is not a very social person. His biggest weaknesses are his poor social interaction with people and his speech writing/delivery, weaknesses that he himself realizes. He is terrified by his new duties, the first of which is to give a speech at a banquet dinner. He uses the sisters as guinea pigs; Sister Bertrille admits to him that his speech is the worst she's ever heard. So she asks Carlos to find a writer to liven up the speech. He finds stand-up comedian writer Danny Simms, whose writing style of one-liners does not suit the father's stiff delivery style. So Sister Bertrille asks Carlos to tell the banquet guests, most of whom are his employees, to laugh at the father's speech regardless. The father however decides himself to give his original solemn and stiff speech, the ... Written by Huggo

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