The Flying Nun: Season 1, Episode 17

With a Friend Like Him, Who Needs? (28 Dec. 1967)

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On the request of the Reverend Mother to bring someone in to organize the library, the bishop sends the only qualified librarian available on staff, accident-prone Brother Paul Bernardi. ... See full summary »

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Marge Redmond ...
Madeleine Sherwood ...
Alejandro Rey ...
Carlos Ramirez (credit only)
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Sister Sixto
Linda Dangcil ...
Sister Ana
Peter Mamakos ...
Salvador
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On the request of the Reverend Mother to bring someone in to organize the library, the bishop sends the only qualified librarian available on staff, accident-prone Brother Paul Bernardi. And the Reverend Mother assigns Sister Bertrille to assist Brother Paul in her hope that "two wrongs will make a right". Among the accidents caused by Brother Paul are the burning of the bookshelves by his magnifying glass and creating a hole in the library wall while pulling out a nail. With the latter however, he and Sister Bertrille discover some old parchments inside the wall, the parchments which end up being the priceless San Tanco scrolls. In his absentmindedness, Brother Paul places the parchments on the pile of books that are to be discarded. In an effort to get new bookshelves, Sister Bertrille deals with "Swapping Salvador", new bookshelves for the old books that were to be discarded anyway. Salvador plans to grind the books into pulp, and with the old books are the parchments. When Brother... Written by Huggo

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