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what makes you think that? i'm concerned aboutwhat happened last night. nothin' happened last night. that's whyi'm concerned. i had a headache. the night before,you had a stomachache. the night before that,you watched tv. if you miss one episode of i love lucy, you're lost for the series. i just wantedto make sure that you stillfind me attractive. don't get disgusting. it's light outside. but, george-- i'll tell you what. if there's nothing good on television tonight,
hello, mr. jefferson. what brings youto the 8th floor? an appointment with miss sanderson. an appointment.right, sir. whatever you say,you dog, you. no offense, cinnamon. ralph, this is the bid. nice touch. why don't i run along? yeah, why don't you? don't worry about a thing, sir. your secret's safe with me, you dog, you. miss sanderson. mr. jefferson, i'm sorry. i completely forgot about our meeting. what meeting? about the cleaning contract. oh, yeah, cleaning.
listen, could we postpone our meeting? oh, yeah, sure. i wanted tobring this bid by. i'll come backto look you over-- i mean, after you'velooked it over, the bust, i'm--i mean, the bid, the bid. excuse me. you remember wherethe elevator is? who was that? nobody, george. somebody i havesome business with. you got more important business in here. oh, george. you're the best, george.
[doorbell rings] mrs. jefferson, door. i'm busy,florence. i tell you,good help is so hard to find. hi, ralph. what's up? hello, florence. oh, oh. you got some gossip. i can tell because you got them rona barrett eyes. what have you heard? first, whathave you heard? mrs. glick has a bun in the oven and don't know who the baker is. yesterday's news. the wundermanns are getting a divorce. really?what's the problem? it seems mrs. wundermann found out
that's a tasty morsel. i can peddle that one. ok, ralph, cough up. this is more thana cough, florence. this is a majorbronchial attack. ooh! what? there's a dry cleaner,who shall remain nameless. mr. jefferson? that's him. there's alsoa miss sanderson on the 8th floor, the one wholikes to entertain. yeah. so? well, let's just say that mr. jeffersonis this week's co-star. the man might be bald and obnoxious, but i won't listen to nothin' bad about him. i'm telling you-- he didn't do it. do what? who? what were you saying about mr. jefferson?
well, i heard the words bald and obnoxious, and i know my husband. out with it, ralph. well, i reallymust be going. hold it, ralph. florence, would you put some water in this? don't payno attention to ralph. he gossips. i'm waiting, ralph. well, actually, i really ought to-- sit. if there's something you know about my husband, i have the right to hear it. you're like family to me.
than cause youa moment's pain. here's $1.00. your husband'scheating on you. cheating on me! that's horrible to say. that's why itgrieves me to tell you it's miss sandersonin 8-b. who's miss sanderson? she's a young, beautiful,voluptuous woman who can't hold a candleto you, ma'am. george with another woman? i can't believe that. why would he cheat on me? we've been married 33 years. far be itfrom me to say that's probably itright there. i must be going. have a nice day, ma'am. until i get tothe bottom of this, don't spreadthis rumor. yes, ma'am.
guy: hey, sara. oh my gosh. he's so cute. how do you know him? c'mon donovan, do it like i taught ya. love the new tattoo, sara. let's go! dude. what? dude, that's sara. who's sara? the girl in the pink shirt. that's the girl i was telling you about. oh, that's sara. theater two on your left. hey sara, what color underwear today? hey sara. so, when you gonna post something new? announcer: anything you post online, anyone can see.
see ya later, sara. even not-so-friendly people. is something else on your mind? no, my mind's just on something else. i thinkwe should go. no, no, it's me. i'm in the way. i'll just go back to my place. louise, this is your place. oh, dear. louise, if you'vegot a problem, maybe we can help. it's kind of private. i don't want to talk about it. maybe we should leave her alone. george is having an affair.
of course not. george wouldn't think of looking at another woman. yeah. he loves me. you're right. i'll just put it right out of my mind. oh, good, louise. let's go, tom. ralph caught him with another woman. oh, this isserious. oh, louise, who is it? miss sanderson in 8-b. wow!she's a looker. tom! i mean,if you go for the young, gorgeous,busty type. which i don't. thanks. i mean, helen, your shapeis much better in the long run. i mean...
louise, maybe you're jumping to conclusions. if george were fooling around, you'd notice signs. like what? he'd probably be less attentive, make up excuses at bedtime, have a headache or stomachache, want to watch tv. none of that has happened, has it? i know george. he would neverhurt you. tom's right. i can't stop thinking about it. well, then,just ask george. what would i say to him? "pass the salt. "by the way, have you been fooling around?" if you can'tconfront george, there's only one personyou can confront. miss sanderson? hey, good thought.
are youmiss sanderson? yes. actually, i'm not surehow to bring this up. i'll just comeright on out with it. you're nothaving an affair with my husband george,right? who told you? oh. oh, i just feelso silly. thanks for-- say what? i don't know how you found out, but i'm glad it's out in the open. you admit it? he doesn't love you. he loves me. but i-- i understand why you're upset at losing him. he's so attentive. he can't keep his hands off me. well, let's face it.
that hot ball of fire, i've got to. in other words, if the cat'snot fed at home, it'll go roamingout in the garbage. now, really, there's no reason to act uncivilized. now, you listen to me, you...you runner-up! you keep your filthy handsoff my husband. we're in love, and i'm not giving him up. i'll snatch youbald-headed! on the other hand, there are other fish in the sea. let me make this clear. if i ever see youwith my husband again,
da da poom poom ba da da da da da da poom da da da da da da dum florence, isn't it a beautiful evening? you disgust me. you have the face of a moose. what else is new? if i was your wife,you'd be in the hospital. if you was my wife, i'd tell them to pull the plug. where's weezy? she ain't home. here's my chanceto tell you that you disgust me. you get out on the wrong side of the cage?
even if you was, it wouldn't be worth bending down that farto look at you. but i thoughtyou was a good husband. i am. ask anybody. here's somebody. florence says i ain't a good husband. you disgust me. what's goin' onaround here? will you leave us alone? i'd like to chat with my late husband. what do you mean late? i'm home early. i'll hold him,mrs. jefferson, while you kick him. maybe later. i'll bein the kitchen. remember, he fitsin the blender. what's wrongwith you two?
i'm gettin' frostbite. you deserve worse, you weasel! it's business between meand miss sanderson. you pay her? of course not. she pays me. you disgust me. miss sandersonmanages a restaurant. i'm just tryin' to gether cleaning contract. stop lying! she admitted she was having an affair with you. what? i don't knowwhy she would say... you must remember,i'm every woman's fantasy. miss sanderson probablywants me so bad that shemade herself believe that she alreadyhad me. poor thing.
don't go away. [doorbell rings] i'll get it. hello, mr. jefferson. miss sanderson. i won't be able to accept your cleaning bid. we're running away together. his wife is a killer. you hussy! look who's calling who a hussy. you're cheating on your husband with mr. jefferson. i'm not cheating. this ismy husband george. i thought this was your husband george. my husband isgeorge jefferson. well, this is george nylund. how do you do? all right. i'm confused. i'm not.
so what are we doin' down here? mr. jefferson, since we're not leaving, you can have my contract. oh, thanks. nice to meet you. you're a lucky man. you're lucky, too. i mean really lucky. i mean, you are the luckiest-- except for me. i'm luckier. right,goober cheeks? george, goober cheeks won't work this time. don't get mad at me. i didn'tstart this mess. you're right. i guess i did kind of make a fool of myself.
are you mad at me? i could be,except for one thing. what? you were so cute. cute? you were jealous of meand everything. it must be terrifying to think you could belosin' the very best. the very best? weezy, i knowi haven't been spending enoughtime with you. i was a little worried that after all these years, you were tired of me. we could be married130 years, i'd neverget tired of you. let's see if there'sanything on television.
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