Despite Mr. Sheffield's objections Fran helps Brighton with his science project. He plans on hatching some bird eggs, but Fran waits too long and hard boils them.

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Sylvia is developing a rash, Fran thinks because of some contaminated food she's been eating. Meanwhile, Brighton is failing science class. He is having problems coming up with a suitable science project to bring his grade up. Maxwell threatens to send him to military school if his grade doesn't pick up. Despite Maxwell forbidding Fran to help Brighton out, Fran does suggest that a suitable science project would be to hatch some bird's eggs abandoned in a nest outside of Maxwell's office. Brighton is diligent about the project and even asks Fran to turn on the incubating heat lamp when he isn't around. Fran turns the lamp on, but forgets to turn it off. The science project is ruined. Fran is reluctant to tell Maxwell either that she helped Brighton with the project or that she ruined it. She doesn't have to as Maxwell comes to his own conclusions when the eggs are missing; they happen to be the wrong conclusions, but Fran doesn't correct him. All Fran has to do is convince Brighton's ... Written by Huggo

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Fran Fine: [to Maxwell] Well I just thank God that I was making tea while opening the mail when this envelope addressed to you accidentally steamed open.
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