Ralph's newest get-rich-quick scheme is to sell an all-purpose kitchen gadget. With Norton's assistance, Ralph plans to demonstrate it during a live TV commercial, in order to reach more ... See full summary »

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Ralph's newest get-rich-quick scheme is to sell an all-purpose kitchen gadget. With Norton's assistance, Ralph plans to demonstrate it during a live TV commercial, in order to reach more potential buyers. But Ralph's last-minute stage fright may ruin the commercial. Written by afsnowbird

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12 November 1955 (USA)  »

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The title is derived from the phrase "Better Things for Better Living...Through Chemistry", a DuPont advertising slogan that dates from 1935 promoting changes in science and chemistry making the modern home a better place to live. See more »

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When Ralph and Norton are rehearsing for their commercial, a piece of the Handy Housewife Helper flies off and on to the floor, practically off camera. Gleason being the genius he was, picked up the broken piece and ad libbed the line "maybe we outta say something about spear-fishing". See more »

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Ed Norton: [as he and Ralph do the commercial] If my wife Trixie is looking in, and when I come home, she says, "I told you so," I'm gonna belt her right in the mouth!
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References Life Begins at Eighty (1950) See more »

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