Al takes a $12,000 offer for early retirement from the shoe store, but Peggy finds the money and spends all of it in one hour by shopping. Al is forced to go back to work where he hears opportunity knocking with a chance to buy a shoe store called "Home Plate Athletic Shoes." Meanwhile, Charlene Tilton visits the Bundy house trying to sell them an "Abdomenizer." Written by
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Al mentions early on that he's had a cold for three days. In fact, Ed O'Neill
actually did have a cold during the filming of this episode. (His voice is noticeably raspy.) The line about his having a cold was written in to the script at the last minute to cover this up. See more
[Al is at an employment office talking with the super-obese social worker ironically named Ms. Blaub
And now Miss... Blaub.
Sorry, your name was obscured by some errand flesh. What I'm trying to say here is that I'm not going to take anything. Unlike you at a buffet I can't just grab everything that I see from this book of job offers. You know me pretty well, so do you have anything to recommend?
Some mentose and speed stick? Assuming that you know what those are.
If course I do ...