Rose's petition to save a very old tree attracts the ire of Freida Claxton, a misanthropic old woman, on whose property the tree stands. At a public hearing, Rose gets angry at Mrs. Claxton and tells her to "drop dead," which she does. Rose blames herself for Mrs. Claxton's death, so the girls decide to pay her one final act of kindness. Written by
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Nan Martin also appears in another episode. See more
When Mr. Pfeiffer puts the pen back in its holder, it is at about a forty-five degree angle. In the next shot, it is almost vertical. See more
When is old lady Claxton's funeral? I want to pay my respects
Pay your respects? I thought you hated her
I did. But when a person dies you go to their funeral to show the man upstairs you have respect for human life, no matter how wretched it was. Any idiot knows that.
I knew that.
References It's a Wonderful Life
Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee See more