Frank's Place (1987–1988)
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The King of Wall Street 

"The King of Wall Street" is an episode of Frank's Place starring Tim Reid, Robert Harper, and Daphne Reid. Four "big shots" from New York, including Mitch Torrence, the chairman of one of the largest corporations in America, arrive at the restaurant in the evening when the cooks are off duty and... See full synopsis »

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Episode credited cast:
... Frank Parrish
... Sy 'Bubba' Weisberger (credit only)
... Hanna Griffin (as Daphne Maxwell Reid) (credit only)
... Anna-May (credit only)
Frances E. Williams ... Miss Marie (credit only)
... Bertha Griffin-Lamour (credit only)
... Big Arthur (credit only)
Charles Lampkin ... Tiger Shepin
... Reverend Tyrone Deal
William Thomas Jr. ... Cool Charles (credit only)
Don Yesso ... Shorty
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Stanford
Jorga Caye
... Kirby
Richard Holden ... Dick
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Four "big shots" from New York, including Mitch Torrence, the chairman of one of the largest corporations in America, arrive at the restaurant in the evening when the cooks are off duty and give Frank $500 to find a cook to make them a great meal. Frank calls Shorty to come in and cook "a masterpiece." While they are all waiting for Shorty to arrive, one of Torrences lackeys makes a phone call and comes back with the news that Torrences two partners, Gus Davis and Manny Leeks, have stabbed him in the back and sold his company out from under him. The three lackeys, perceiving that Torrence has lost his power, leave him alone at the restaurant. When Frank comes out to tell him that the cook has arrived and to ask what he wants to eat, he orders a grilled cheese sandwich. Shorty says "Sometimes rich people make me sick," and Frank says, "Someone gives me $500 and hes got me runnin around like Step n Fetchit. ... He gives me $500 for a sandwich and people are starvin." Then Mitch comes in...

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22 March 1988 (USA)  »

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Don't You Just Know It
Performed by Huey P. Smith (uncredited)
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