Rhonda (Laverne's neighbor)& Frank De Fazio suspect Carmine is about to commit suicide, seeing that he's packed all his stuff, turned off the gas, and disconnected his phone. Carmine has actually decided that he's getting nowhere fast in Hollywood and is going to New York to try his luck on Broadway in the stage play "Hair". Rhonda and Frank lend him money as he doesn't have quite enough to get there yet. He says his goodbye to them and he goes to tell Laverne. At Laverne's apartment he tells her his news and that he's 100 dollars short of funds. Laverne tells him that she can finally afford to buy a new bed but Laverne,instead, offers to loan Carmine the $100 from her bed money. Eventually he takes it and says goodbye to her, too. After his arrival in New York,Carmine goes to his audition....did he make it there? Written by
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This episode served as the pilot for a possible spin-off series starring Eddie Mekka
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When Carmine goes to New York, they show the Twin Towers, complete and with the antenna. The towers were not completed until 1971. See more