On the advice of his lawyers, Maxwell wants Fran to sign a pre-nuptial agreement to protect his family's finances and their estate. Maxwell knows Fran isn't going to like it. Indeed, Fran thinks a pre-nuptial agreement is a sign of mistrust, on which a marriage should not be based. Fran refuses to sign. But Maxwell gives her an ultimatum: sign or they don't get married. While both stand firm in their conviction, Brighton gets into an accident suffering a head injury. A concerned Fran rushes to the hospital where, not officially listed as an immediate member of the family and therefore not allowed to see Brighton, does whatever she can to get in to see him. She manages to sneak in. This situation shows both Maxwell and Fran that there are more important things in life than the pre-nuptial agreement. Now, Maxwell still wants Fran to sign papers, but different ones: adoption papers for his three children. Meanwhile, C.C. has hired a temporary replacement for herself, the replacement a ... Written by
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I'm going to ask Fran to sign a pre-nuptial agreement.
Why don't you just walk around downtown Iraq dressed as Uncle Sam?! It'll be quicker.
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