Because of a suggestion he made, Ralph gets laid off. While they're trying to figure out how to cope with the bills, Alice decides to go back to work over Ralph's objections. The real trouble starts when Ralph finds out who has to do the house work, and when Alice's boss comes to the apartment to pick her up. Written by
Robert W Anderson
Did You Know?
In the original listing in TV Guide for the original air date of this show, Alice's boss was advertised as being played by Robert Middleton
, but by the time it was filmed John Holland
was cast in the role of Tony Amico (named after Jackie Gleason
's then-valet). See more
When Freddie comes to the apartment to tells Alice that Ralph's layoff is over and says, "They are putting him on the cross-town run." This would be unusual because it is different from Ralph's usual bus route which has often been mentioned has Madison Avenue which runs uptown, not cross-town. See more
[Ralph has gone into the bedroom to get Alice's slippers
Oh, Ralph? Ralph!
[comes out, mildly annoyed
What is it now?
I forgot to tell ya something and it's very important. I told Tony that I lived with my brother. See, he doesn't know that I'm married, so when he gets here, you just say you're my brother.
[nods in agreement, turns to go into the bedroom, and immediately storms out
*WHAT*? You told him that you were not what and I'm who?
Well, I couldn't very well tell him that I was married. ...