Maggie is invited to her first Sweet-16 party and Fran escorts her to her favorite salon, The Chatterbox, to get her hair done. The salon is owned by Mr. Anthony, a handsome New Yorker who wears his T-shirts and jeans a couple of sizes too small and serenades his swooning female customers with songs popularized by heartthrobs. Working for him are boisterous Chinese manicurist Kim and flamboyantly-gay second-hairstylist Claude. The Chatterbox needs a shampoo girl and Fran brings along Mary Ruth, a slightly-simple actress she met at one of Maxwell's auditions, who has just been dumped by her boyfriend, has nowhere to stay, and desperately needs a job. Mr. Anthony hires Mary Ruth and even lets her stay in the salon's back room. But he regrets hiring her when she finds a photo of his ex-wife that his 13-year-old son Mimo has been hiding. She thinks it represents something missing in Mr. Anthony's life and tries to use it to bring father and son together, but Mr. Anthony threatens to fire ...
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Episode #2.25, "The Chatterbox," was an unsuccessful pilot for a proposed series. See more
[Niles serves C.C. a plate of breakfast
Chastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock
Niles. My eggs are all dried up.
The gene pool is safe.
References What's New Pussycat