Chester has to mortgage the house to make Jessica's bail; Burt claims he can make himself invisible.



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Robert Mandan ...
Ingrid Swenson
Rod Roddy ...
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Chester has to mortgage the house to make Jessica's bail; Burt claims he can make himself invisible.

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17 January 1978 (USA)  »

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Chester Tate: So, what you're saying is it'll be a difficult case.
Mr. Franklin: Mr. Tate... Clarence Darrow in his prime, arguing this case against a mute prosecutor with a jury of Mrs. Tate's relatives, with you sitting as the judge, could not possibly hope to win!
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Episode 17 introduces Mr. Lefkowitz
20 April 2010 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

Episode 17 begins with Jessica in jail,after Chief of Police Tinkler takes a few mug shots(clearly distracted by her impressive cleavage,he exclaims,"that's lovely!") Chester is forced to mortgage the house to make her bail,and attorney Mr. Franklin(Howard Hesseman)decides not to accept the case.Jessica is utterly fascinated by her hooker cellmate Babette(producer Susan Harris,in her last on-screen appearance),and wonders how Babette can bed down with a total stranger("kinda hard to charge a friend!")On her way out,Babette recognizes Benson(both Benson and Chester?),disguised as a lawyer since they wouldn't let him see Jessica otherwise.Jodie tells Mary that Burt says he can make himself invisible,and spends all his time in the cellar(he also purchased 200 bunsen burners because they were on sale),just before an unwelcome visit from the vengeful Ingrid Svenson.Danny finally meets Charles Lefkowitz(Sorrell Booke),Elaine's father,who insists that Danny still owes him a favor,but does not yet tell him what it is.Congressman McCallum shows Eunice a blackmail note about their affair,demanding 50,000 dollars or revealing photographs will be published.

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