Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 60 general entries. We are selecting 30 for display.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
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Stealing a cart without permission.
socks. And any profit made from the socks is lost when Mr. Humphries and Mr. Lucas break two glasses before the German dance begins.
Sir Richard Ryan. With the help of a wig and an accent (though what he says is mostly unintelligible), Mr. Grainger does a convincing job of being Sir Richard.
Night and Day. When Captain Peacock says, 'I shall be performing 'Night and Day' on the piano,' he has no idea the context in which his words will be taken later on!
Mr. Goldberg. Mr. Goldberg hired out his services to his co-workers looking for better pay. He has a slight problem getting two of them--Mr. Humphries and Mrs. Slocombe--to pay up after he's successful.
clasp. The clasp is made of a rather small crocodile head. Mr. Harmon gives her ten pounds for it.
Mr. Humphries. Forced into the contest after Miss Brahms refuses to enter, Mr. Humphries wins the competition by saying that his ambition was to get out of his bathing suit as soon as possible...and because Captain Peacock gives Old Mr. Grace the key to his cabin.
taking elocution and deportment lessons. The lessons work like a charm...until the first customer accuses Miss Brahms of mimicking her accent.
Little Boy Blue. Mr. Lucas' costume has a slight problem, making him reluctant to take off his raincoat.
46th. 'Fifty? FIFTY?! I am only forty-six!'
Mrs. Slocombe. When Young Mr. Grace asks Mrs. Slocombe for tea, everyone thinks she's the lucky woman...only to find out he intended to propose to another woman.
Mr. Harmon. Mr. Harmon's Tom Jones-like tale of Jim wins the competition, although the commercial doesn't quite go off the way it was intended.
Mr. Mash. And he isn't alone, either...
Chanson D'Amour. Mr. Spooner is backed by Mr. Humphries, Miss Brahms and Mrs. Slocombe, with 'doo-dahs' by Captain Peacock and Mr. Rumbold!
a bra. Perhaps Mr. Grainger wouldn't have been so upset if the bra Mrs. Slocombe chose for the display hadn't been one that lights up!
The Unsatisfied Virgin. The only other choice is "Bambi," which he's already seen.
Mr. Humphries. Everyone receives one vote except Mr. Humphries, who is unable to vote for someone else.
Captain Peacock. Captain Peacock is showing off his golf stroke when the ball he hits smacks Mrs. Slocombe in the head, causing her to temporarily lose her memory.
a cyanide tablet. He soon amends this to two cyanide tablets, just in case the first one doesn't work!
700 pounds. A figure which makes her mad, especially since Captain Peacock, who she claims is close to her in age, would receive 1700 pounds.