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Sir Geoffrey: [Conducting the Hooterville Symphony Orchestra] Now please, let's try it: Brahm's Lullaby.

[the band plays a crawling version of "There's a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight"]

Sir Geoffrey: Stop, stop! Hold it, hold it! May I ask what you were playing?

Eustace Charleton Haney: Well, what was you conductin'?

Sir Geoffrey: Brahm's Lullaby.

Eustace Charleton Haney: Then that's what we was playin.'

Sir Geoffrey: That was not Brahm's Lullaby.

Oliver Douglas: [to Sir Geoffrey] Well it's as close as you're gonna get to it.

Sir Geoffrey: Look is there anyone here who can read music?

Ralph Monroe: Oh, I can.

Sir Geoffrey: Oh, well then my dear, would you mind humming it for the others?

Ralph Monroe: [to the tune of Brahms' Lullaby] La-da-dah, la-da-dah, la-da-dah-dah, da-da-dah, la-da-dah, dah...

Sir Geoffrey: Fine. Now, let's all hum it together.

Band members: [to the tune of Brahms' Lullaby] La-da-dah, la-da-dah, la-da-dah-dah, da-da-dah...

Sir Geoffrey: Capital, capital, capital! Now, let's all play that.

[the band plays "There's a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight" as Sir Geoffrey breaks down and cries]

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Sir Geoffrey: [to the Hooterville Fire Department band] We're going to start with a very simple little piece, Brahms' Lullaby.

Eustace Charleton Haney: Who wrote it?

Sir Geoffrey: Well, ehm...

Oliver Douglas: [to Sir Geoffrey] You should've taken the train, when I told you.

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Ralph Monroe: Would you believe I've never heard Beethoven's 5th Symphony by, eh, Tchaikovsky?

Oliver Douglas: Well, I don't think I've heard that myself.

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Oliver Douglas: [to Sir Geoffrey] Well, as they say: you're the conductor, Poopsie!

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