Sharon Hackett, an actress in a play in which Ann has a small part, has been nominated for a Broadway Drama Guild Award as Most Promising Young Actress. Since she can't attend, Sharon picks Ann at random from among her play colleagues to attend the nationally televised awards show to accept the award on her behalf if she wins. Ann is excited for the opportunity and wants to do Sharon proud by making the perfect acceptance speech, which Don says he'll write for her. What Don can't do however is get the bowling ball off of Ann's big toe, she who put it there after reading an article about a man who bowls with his toes. Ann has two concurrent tasks in the lead up to the awards show, number one to get the ball off her toe - which doesn't seem to be happening with any ease, even after visiting every emergency service personnel she can think of - and number two to find another of her play colleagues to attend the awards show instead, at which she equally has little success. With the former,... Written by
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Rob Reiner and Teri Garr's character's names Carl and Estelle are actually Rob's parents names in real life. See more
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