Gildersleeves – Visit By Aunt Hattie. 481013The house is filled with song as the family gets ready for the day. The kids are off to school, and Throckmorton gets ready for work when a telegram comes. The mood is broken when they learn that aunt Hattie is coming.
It’s crunch time as everyone mans the battlestations. Gildersleeves even has to cancel his date with Adeline to entertain the overbearing woman. In true disciplinariean fashion, Hattie demands her expectations be met, and dishes out chores. After a sleepless night spent in thought, Hattie drops the bomb. She is cutting her short visit into a week long one.
The mid show commercial plugs the contest to Name the Baby, and all the prizes that might be won. Drawings held each Saturday.
Gildy escapes to Peavey’s drugstore to share his woes. Throckmorton presents his new battle strategey with the family, they’re going to try to kill her with kindness. Will the compliant behavior work? The family do all they can to bend over backwas,however the baby shows her true colors. To compound matters, Gildersleeves usual social circles, and the people in them begin to notice his absence and begin to demand his ttention once again.
The big day for Hattie comes to leave. She will, won’t she? I think Gildy would have a breakdown if she didn’t.
The sponsor has a last minute reminder to ente the Baby Contest before the drawing on Saturday. Stay tuned for a last moment plot twist.
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