With only $400 in the bank to her name, Mary feels like she deserves a raise, which she hasn't had in close to three years. Despite having all the answers to his probable "I can't give you a raise because...", Mary is still nervous about talking to Lou about it. When she finally does, Lou agrees with her, but says it's out of his hands. He feels that Mel Price, the new station manager who decides such things, will not give a raise to either himself or Mary because Mel knows that he can just get the other to do all the producing work if by chance either threatens to quit over not getting a raise. So Lou tries to talk Mary into going into Mel's office with him, both demanding a raise. A nervous Mary agrees. But Mel gives them his own ultimatum: accept his less than generous offer, or else he will replace both of them. Lou and Mary have differing opinions on what to do, Mary's based on her precarious financial situation. But they know they have to show solidarity no matter what they ... Written by
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Mary says she's only got '$400 in the bank.' Adjusted for inflation, in 2016, Mary would have $1700. See more
References My Mother the Car
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Written and performed by Sonny Curtis See more