A Funny Episode From Pete And Gladys

Several nights ago I saw a very funny episode from the 1960-1962 sitcom Pete and Gladys.  The show co-starred Harry Morgan(Bratsberg) and Cara Williams(Bernice Kamiat).  As is well-known, Cara was an irascible redhead, jealous of others’ success, and, in general, a difficult person to work with.  However, there is no denying the lady had talent.  In several episodes she displays her talent, but she is at her best in the episode”Sleepy Time Wife.”, which deals with the fear of a dentist.  There is certainly nothing novel in this theme, but there is in her portrayal of it, which borders on the surreal.  If you’re looking for unbounded laughter, this episode might be your answer.  You may find this through Nostalgia Merchant.

About Robert M. Weiss
From an early age, I've taken great pleasure in reading. Also, I learned to play my 78 player when I was quite young, and enjoyed listening to musicals and classical music. I remember sitting on the floor, and following the text and pictures of record readers, which were popular in the 1940s and 50s. My favorites were the Bozo and Disney albums. I also enjoyed watching the slow spinning of 16s as they spun out tales of adventure. I have always been attracted by rivers, and I love to sit on a boulder with my feet in the water, gazing into the mysteries of swirling currents. I especially like inner tubing on the Rogue River in Southern Oregon. Since my early youth, I've been interested in collecting minerals, which have taught me about the wonderful possibilities in colors and forms. Sometimes I try to imagine what the ancient Greeks must have felt when they began to discover physical laws in nature. I also remember that I had a special passion for numbers, and used to construct them out of stones. After teaching Russian for several years, I became a writer, interviewer, editor, and translator. I continue to delight in form, and am a problem solver at heart.

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