The typical day in the Anderson home is interupted when it becomes clear that Bud is in love. What kind of wonderful girl can keep Bud from eating? What is it that has him acting silly, and asking romantic questions from his parents?
Will dad’s romantic advice about sitting on the front porch work for Bud? With everything going so dreamily with Bud, we learn that Betty is having a little more of a rough road with her boyfriend. All the teenage drama has mom and dad glad that all Cathy does around the house is break windows.
Trying to keep on the current events happening in Korea, dad gets to meet the new girlfriend, Eloise. The syrupy sweet gal makes a sticky imnpression with dad, but the claws come out when Betty finds that her rival has her eyes on Bud. The agony of teen drama explodes, but all dad wants is some peace and uiet, sohe he can listen to his news broadcast. Will young romance win out?
Later in the dark of the night, a bump in the night turns out to only be Bud. But it’s a moment where dad can have a short heart to heart talk with his son.
Bonus Trac k:
Hank Williams. 1950. Long Lost Blues.