When Alice has a telephone installed, Ralph feels threatened both by her newfound freedom and the prospect of another bill to pay.

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When Alice has a telephone installed, Ralph feels threatened both by her newfound freedom and the prospect of another bill to pay.

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21 January 1956 (USA)  »

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Alice mentions Amos 'n' Andy. Amos 'n' Andy was a radio and television sitcom set in Harlem's black community. The radio show ran from the 1920s through the 1950s with Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, who played a number of different characters, including the titular Amos Jones (Gosdon) and Andrew Hogg Brown (Correll). When the show moved to television, black actors took over the majority of the roles. The show ran as a nightly radio serial (1928-43), as a weekly situation comedy (1943-55), and as a nightly disc-jockey program (1954-60). A television adaptation ran on CBS (1951-53) and continued in syndicated reruns (1954-66). It would not be shown to a nationwide audience again until 2012. See more »

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Right after the new phone is installed, Alice calls Trixie to tell her about it. Immediately after, Ralph comes home and Norton calls from upstairs to congratulate him. But Alice did not give Trixie the phone number, so there was no way Norton could have known it. See more »

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[a child sees Ralph in his Raccoon Lodge uniform]
Child: Gee, I never knew Davy Crockett was so fat!
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Remade as Toen was geluk heel gewoon: Oppassen (1995) See more »

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The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
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Music by Harry Warren
Hummed by Alice after she gets the baby sitting job
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