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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Comedy | Family

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21 January 1956 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The original title of this episode was "BEnsonhurst 3-7741". But after filming, it was discovered that that was an actual working number. To avoid the real-life users of the number from being called by viewers, the number was changed to BEnsonhurst 0-7741. The cast had to re-dub every mention of the digit "three" with "zero" and the title was changed. See more »

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The phone number of Bensonhurst 0-7741 is clearly dubbed, probably due to the real number being an actual phone number at the time. The dubbing may have been done several years later as Audrey's voice is noticeably more raspy whereas the dubbing by Gleason is more seamless. See more »

Quotes

Alice: [Ralph is yelling at Alice for talking on a new phone] I made one call, Ralph. One call! I spoke to Trixie.
Ralph: [incredulous] Trixie? Upstairs? You called her on the phone to talk to her upstairs? What, yelling out the window is too good for you now? What, was it raining out?
Alice: Yelling out the window is bad manners.
Ralph: Don't you make any nasty remarks about my mother. She's been yelling out the window for 80 years!
Alice: Yeah? And before she lost her voice, there were more people listening to her than to "Amos ...
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Connections

Remade as Toen was geluk heel gewoon: Oppassen (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

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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