Ted refuses to sign his standard new contract as he wants a raise, which irks not only Lou, but also Mary and Murray, the latter who is already angry at what Ted makes compared to him. Ted even tries to bribe Mary to talk to Lou on his behalf. But when Ted brings in his new agent, an elderly and seemingly sweet woman named Bella Swan, to discuss the contract with Lou, Lou agrees to the one demand Bella has: to remove the non-exclusivity clause from the contract so Ted is able to pursue other work in the entertainment field, such as, 'movies and Broadway'. Lou, Mary and Murray have a good laugh about Ted's potential (or lack thereof), for work in these fields. But Ted and Bella may have the last laugh, when Ted does pursue other entertainment-themed work, namely in local television commercials, where Ted's soon appearing in commercials no dignified news anchor should do. The last straw for Lou, is when one of these commercials airs during the newscast. Lou, feeling behind the 8-ball, ... Written by
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Growing up, Ted had a stuffed bear named 'Fuffy.' See more
When Mary calls Lou to inform him of Ted's tomato slicer commercial, she tells him to watch channel 6 even though her TV is on channel 3. See more
[Ted Baxter's been doing his commercials, and Mr... Grant's depressed about the whole situation. Mary goes in to Mr... Grant's office, and tries to talk to him
Mr. Grant, what is it?
[Mr. Grant's standing there - dejected, looking defeated
I think Baxter's finally got me. I've gone over his contract, a dozen times. There's nothing I can do to stop him. First it was that tomato slicer. Then it was that commercial for that woman's product. I didn't even know what it...
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Written and performed by Sonny Curtis See more