Audio is poor, and sounds like a wind storm.
When Sade talks to Rush about her bargains while shopping with Ruthie Stembottom, Rush gets into trouble when he tries to correct his mom’s math, and makes the dreaded mistake of referring to Sade’s friend as Ruthie, and not Mrs Stembottom. Vic enters, and Sade recounts what she and Rush are trying to do. Sade has once again made a shopping trip, and now wants help in tracking her spending as she went bargain hunting.
It’s a losing battle. Both of the men in her life try to take down the numbers as methodically as possible, and crunch the figures as good little accountants and mathemiticians do. Sade scoffs at their inability to come up with accurate figures, not realizing that her data is muddled and confused. Garbage in, garbage out. It all starts with keeping accurate account of where the money went. If only Sade could manage that, Rush and Vic wouldn’t have such a ard time, but then again, this bit wouldn’t be nearly as funny.
Getting frustrated with being grilled by Rush for details, Sade is offfended when she feels that she’s being belittled. Going into her realm of her strongest trait, sade retires to the kitchen to make supper.
PS: Running and recurring gags abound. Too bad the audio quality isn’t better. Sade can never keep track of her spending, or trace her steps through her shopping spree. For her shopping is a thing to be enjoyed in the moment, not one to keep meticulous track of, complete with historical records.
Rush is always calling adults by their first names. Not such a tragedy by today’s standards. He is a teenager, on the fast track for adulthood, but especially in the era of the early 20th century, it was proper for married women to be called Mrs, and in even more formal settings to be called by their husbands name as in, Mrs Fred Stembottom. Her identity was lost in her marriage, and that’s the way society preferred it. . For a woman to be known by her first name meant you were a family member, or a very close friend. Etiquette dictated that single women weren’t even called by their first name. You knew a girl was sweet on you if she offered you the use of calling her by her first name.
So, you can tell why Sade was always scandalized by Rush’s casual nature with her friends.