Rob, Millie has something to tell you.
If it'll make me happy, tell me, but if it won't don't say it because I am on the brink!
Oh, Rob, I'm so sorry and you never have to speak to me again!
[Starts to cry
It's not gonna make me happy, is it?
A third variation on the tripping-on-the-ottoman opening was added in later seasons, wherein Van Dyke neither stumbles over nor skips around it, but trips on a corner attempting to do the latter, and recovers without falling. See more