Something Bill dreads the most is about to happen. His mother, Louise, is coming for a visit. Bill's problem with his mother is that she "guilts" him into getting whatever she wants, to which Bill always complies. Judy suggests that the next time Louise makes him feel miserable, Bill should not take the bait and ignore her. Bill, instead, thinks he and Louise should try to have an adult conversation, because in her eyes, he's Billy. When Bill finds out it doesn't work, he goes to Judy and tries it her way. He puts Judy's method to use when he takes Louise to the bank and she starts to complain about the family's mini-van. When Bill says nothing, it aggravates her and she gets out of the van. When Bill threatens to leave her, she refuses to budge and Bill drives away. When Bill realizes what he's done, he tries to look for her but can't find her. He returns home without Louise, but she comes back on her own and says that she's gotten a job at Playpen Video, an adult video store. Bill ...
Did You Know?
"Shaving Ryan's Privates" is actually the name of a UK documentary on pornos that came out a few months after this episode aired, which may or may not be intentionally named. See more
Louise leaves Bill and Judy's home with her luggage, and they see her hail a cab. The series is set in a Chicago suburb and a taxi would have to be requested. They don't just drive up and down streets awaiting a street hail. See more
I like it here.
You like working in a porno store?
I like working. All my life I took care of your father and family, and when that was gone I had no purpose, but now I have some place to go and my own money and I feel good about myself.
Porn Store Customer
Do we have 'Shaving Ryan's Privates'?