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The Impotence of Being Ernest 

Rose tries to do something about her boyfriend's sexual dysfunction.

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Rose tries to do something about her boyfriend's sexual dysfunction.

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The episode's title references the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde See more »

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Sophia: If I turn up my hearing aid to 10, I can hear a canary break wind in Lauderdale
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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

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Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee
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The Impotence of Being Ernest (#4.13)
27 January 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Rose is going out on a date with a guy and Blanche is mad at first because she is having no dates, so she tries to figure out what is wrong with Rose's guy. Then Rose tells them that he is not having sex with her. After going away with him for the weekend she finds out that he is impotent. Still after some dating it works out but he dumps her to get back together with his ex wife.

The main story of the episode was kind of boring. Not much funny about it, although it had some sweet moments thanks to Rose.

The best is the second story about Sophia getting a feather in mail and there being some sort of past family vendetta. Very funny, Sophia at her best.


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