Ruth Gordon is the meddling grandmother to exasperated Patty Duke Astin and she is determined to marry off her granddaughter and quickly. An old and forgotten comedian (Phil Foster) asks cruise director Julie (Lauren Tewes) to let him do a stand-up bit in the showroom, to repay a debt of her dad, who he assisted once. Four college buddies are on board and they are kidding and placing bets as to whether the one who is a virgin (Robert Hegyes) will be able to change his status before the ship docks back in San Pedro; the virgin (Hegyes) and a fellow passenger (Maureen McCormick get together and he must decide whether to have sex in order to win the bet. Written by
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The segment title is based upon Henny Youngman
's signature joke, "Now take my wife. Please!" See more
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