Can a husband disguise his voice and fool his wife over the phone? Rob thinks he has, which could mean he's caught Laura flirting with a complete stranger - him.


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Deli Man


Did Rob prove a husband can fool his wife by disguising his voice, or is Laura just playing along? Though Rob's Italian accent as suave Dr. Benno Benelli sounds more like Bela Lugosi, Laura makes a phone date with the charming imaginary physician. Which is more important to Rob, pride in his comic gifts or faith in Laura's fidelity? Written by David Stevens

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Comedy | Family






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3 October 1962 (USA)  »

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The Three Faces of Eve (1957) is the source for the title. See more »


When Rob calls Laura the second time, pretending to be the Italian, he proposes a meeting for cocktails at 4:00. Laura replies that she can't come at 4:00 and suggests 4:30. This cannot be heard by Buddy and Sally, who are listening to Rob's side of the conversation. Nevertheless, after Rob hangs up, he says they will finish work early, and Buddy asks, 'At 4:30?' even though he couldn't hear Laura change the time. See more »


Sally Rogers: Uh, Rob, suppose Laura shows up at the bar at 4:30.
Rob Petrie: She won't. There's not a chance.
Sally Rogers: Well, just suppose she does.
Maurice (Buddy) Sorrell: Then she'll be stood up.
Rob Petrie: Look, she will not be stood up because she is not gonna be there. Now, she is my wife and I know her. I don't know why I've carried this ridiculous thing on as long as I have. I-I should've told her a long time ago and told her the truth. Believe me, when I get home tonight, I'm gonna... I'm gonna explain the whole ridiculous thing to her.
Sally Rogers: Boy, she's gonna ...
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References The Three Faces of Eve (1957) See more »


Dolce Far Niente
Sung to the music of "Santa Lucia"
Performed by Mary Tyler Moore
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