Ralph's reference to the "twelve year-old kid" was Gloria Lockerman who won $16,000 on The $64,000 Question
(1955) in September 1955. Her category was "Spelling Bee", which is why Alice challenged Ralph to spell "antidisestablishmentarianism". See more
When Ralph guesses "Shuffle Off to Buffalo" as the song Norton is playing, he mentions that it was written for "a picture called 42nd Street back in 1932". The film version of 42nd Street (based on the Broadway musical) was released in 1933, not 1932. See more
You know, I have a great deal of respect for bus drivers. It's always amazed me how you fellows who have this tremendous responsibility, and the tremendous number of people that you have to deal with, and the big machine, how you manage to remain so courteous and kind and considerate all the time.
Well, of course, there are exceptions. For example, the other day, I was standing on Madison Avenue in the rain waiting for a bus, and as this bus driver bore down on me, I signaled for him ...
Take Me Back to Sorrento
Music by Ernesto De Curtis
(song "Torna a Surriento") See more