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Bang the Drum, Stanley 

When Sophia gets hit in the head by a baseball at a game, Stan encourages her to exaggerate her injuries to try and get a class action settlement out of it.

Director:

Terry Hughes

Writers:

Susan Harris (created by), Robert Bruce | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Bea Arthur ... Dorothy Zbornak (as Beatrice Arthur)
Betty White ... Rose Nylund
Rue McClanahan ... Blanche Devereaux
Estelle Getty ... Sophia Petrillo
Herb Edelman ... Stanley Zbornak (as Herbert Edelman)
Ben Rawnsley Ben Rawnsley ... Dr. Jerry
William Denis William Denis ... Dr. Cauley
Helen Duffy Helen Duffy ... Woman in Wheelchair
Matthew Brooks ... Timmy
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When Sophia gets hit in the head by a baseball at a game, Stan encourages her to exaggerate her injuries to try and get a class action settlement out of it.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Goofs

Rose heads to her room which is shown in other episodes as down the hall and to the left. Instead, she heads to her immediate right where we know she is simply backstage. See more »

Quotes

Stanley Zbornak: [after Sophia's injury, Stan cooks up an insurance scam] The doctor's coming.
Dorothy Zbornak: What doctor?
Stanley Zbornak: He's a friend of mine.
Dorothy Zbornak: We're going to the hospital.
Stanley Zbornak: Dorothy, this guy is good. He's probably the most learned, respected, important neurologist in the state of Florida.
Blanche Devereaux: How'd you ever meet a man like that?
Stanley Zbornak: We were judges at a wet T-shirt contest.
Dorothy Zbornak: I'm calling the hospital.
Stanley Zbornak: No, Dorothy, stop. Look, I - I really feel like this is all my fault. That's why I'm getting him. He's the best. And I'm gonna pay for it.
Rose: [...]
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References My Fair Lady (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee
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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1988 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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