Charlene thinks having an expensive coat will make it easier for her to fit in with the popular girls. But once she acquires the talking coat, it does help her to become popular, at the price of alienating herself from her friends and turning against her family. Written by
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When Fran reaches down to take the ball of yarn from Baby, she puts her hands on it. In the next shot she is not touching it. Then the ball jumps from the floor to her hands between shots. See more
[after the coat insults Mindy
See, what Mindy and I thought is, uh, we'd kind of... share you.
No, no, no, here's what you have to understand, Char-lan: The whole point of a status symbol like myself is that you have me, and others don't.
But we had a deal.
No one's talking to you, dear. Just stand there and wait for your clothes to come back in style.