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"976-Shoe" (0408)

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Last update December 26, 2000

Episode title: 976-Shoe
Episode production code: 0408

Episode # in production code order: 65
Episode # in true US premiere order: 64
Episode # in old US premiere order: 65

US premiere date: November 12, 1989
US premiere time: 9 pm

Written by Sandy Sprung & Marcy Vosburgh
Directed by Gerry Cohen

First camera shot: Peggy is talking to a sheriff.

Synopsis: Steve may be booted out of his bank after he okays a $50,000 loan to Al, who has plans afoot for a new telephone service to solve shoe problems. Al becomes "Dr. Shoe" at 555-SHOE - but nobody calls, despite his TV ads. Marcy tries to help by loaning him another $50,000 from her bank to repay Steve, but Al spends that as well. Steve loses his job over the loan, and Marcy gets demoted to drive-up teller.

Guest cast:
Muffy: Kari Whitman
Peamon: Ray Reinhardt
Sheriff: Dan Tullis, Jr.
Swensen: Kerry Burke
Farmer: R. Leo Schreiber

General note: First episode with Dan Tullis, Jr., who will play "Officer Dan" from episode 809 on. Marcy will get back her original job in "We'll Follow the Sun" (0502).

Influences: The episode title is inspired by the movie "976-EVIL" and the Bundy house number 9764.


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