Fran and Maxwell are aghast after they find Niles and C.C. in bed together. Luckily Niles and C.C. didn't see Fran and Maxwell. With this new turn of events, both Niles and C.C. rescind their respective resignations. Meanwhile, Maxwell's latest play closes prematurely without making it to Broadway. In place, he's looking for a new production to mount. Fran thinks that the love letters that Yetta wrote to her true love - a dining room captain on the ship she took when she emigrated to the US to meet her prearranged marriage partner, that being Fran's eventual Grandfather - would make great material for a play. Without reading the letters, Maxwell thinks not. However, Andrew Lloyd Webber thinks they would; the letters were mistakenly sent to him. Webber is in negotiations with Yetta for the rights. However, Sylvia tells them that she has Yetta's power of attorney. Sylvia ends up not being a push-over in her own negotiations with her son-in-law. However, Maxwell eventually does get the ...
Did You Know?
When Fran and Maxwell are questioning if Yetta (Ann Morgan Guilbert) is of sound mind, she often refers to them as Rob and Laura Petrie of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961). Guilbert played Millie Helper/Crumbermacher in 63 episodes in that show. See more
[after Niles raided the fridge
Niles, you've got an armful of toppings there, don't you need something to put all that on?
[referring to Miss Babcock
I have something in my room.
References The Dick Van Dyke Show