Mary dreams about buying a new car - a convertible - but since her old car is still running perfectly fine, she decides against it. So Rhoda is not averse to asking Mary to borrow some of the money Mary would have used to buy said car - $995 - for a business venture: to open a plant store. After Mary sees what a green thumb Rhoda has, Mary agrees. Rhoda vows to return the money within five weeks. Mary starts to get worried about the amount when Rhoda increases the amount requested by $300. Beyond problems of getting the money out of her term savings account, Mary becomes concerned about getting her money back as she has not seen a dime six and a half weeks later, despite Rhoda implying the store is doing booming business. What's worse for Mary is when she sees that Rhoda has bought herself a whole new wardrobe, and when Rhoda tells her that her car isn't running well after she borrows it, which may mean that Mary has to buy the convertible after all. Mary has to decide if she'll ... Written by
Did You Know?
The part of 'Harry', at the car dealership/garage is played by Henry Corden
, who's appeared before on the show - once only as a voice. Some of Mr. Corden's best-remembered/loved work is VO (voice-over) work, as he was 'Fred Flintstone', for 3 decades, after originator 'Alan Reed' died, as well as 'Charlie the Tuna', in a series of commercials for Starkist tuna. See more
If I know I can't have it, why look?
If I felt that way I'd never go to a Paul Newman movie.
Love Is All Around
Written and performed by Sonny Curtis See more