Great Gildersleeves – Adopting The Baby. 481020 On a walk during this fine Autumn day, Gildersleeves learns from Judge Hooker that the baby could be taken away. The thing to do is adopt her. There’s just one catch, in the state they live in, an adoption will only be approved for married couples.
Gildy balks at the thought of marriage, even though he’s been engaged to nearly every single woman in town at one time or other. Marjorie steps up to the task, and is willing to sacrifice herself. Of course, her boyfriend, Ben is clueless to the plans. Embarrassing and interesting moments occur as she tries to get Ben, and other boyfriends to do the right thing… you know… for the baby’s sake.
As Gildy back pedals on the decision of Marjories marriage, he seeks advice from Peavey. Now he’s afraid she may elope. Will she? Can he stop her?
Note: In the run of the show, Marjorie does end up getting married, but here’s a hint, just not today. Her character started in 1941 as being old enough to be in Junior College, and work at a war plant. As the seasons progressed, her age regressed so she became a teenager, of undetermined age. LeRoy was always the 12 year old all through the run of the show. The baby never does become a permanent fixture. In fact, at the time I’m posting this I really don’t know her story, and what becomes of her. I haven’t listened to this season yet. It’s all new to me as I listen, enjoy and share with you.