28. Mrs. Slocombe Expects

MSExpects01.jpg (21494 bytes)"I don't know, but if you've got one, I'll have it." -- 20.9 Kb

MSExpects02.jpg (20855 bytes) "Look at that poor, handsome, young assistant. I’ll bet he’s fair worn out with getting’ up early and standin’ in the frozen snow. I bet he hasn’t had a proper breakfast except for a cup of coffee in a miserable paper cup. We must all buy something from him, so he could afford a proper lunch, then he’ll have the strength to struggle home, fall exhausted into bed, and get up early in the mornin’ and start the whole  process all over again." -- 20.3Kb

MSExpects03.jpg (21755 bytes)"Now that I've gotten over the shock, I'm quite looking forward to it." -- 21.2 Kb

MSExpects04.jpg (24004 bytes)"The funny thing is, it doesn't show." -- 23.4 Kb

MSExpects05.jpg (22682 bytes)"You say you don't know who the father is?"  "Well, yes and no." -- 22.1 Kb

MSExpects045.jpg (21631 bytes)"Will it be at home?"  "Either there or in the fitting room." -- 21.1 Kb

MSExpects06.jpg (18504 bytes)After Mr. Grainger went home to catch the Burmese bus-conductor. -- 18.0 Kb

MSExpects07.jpg (25270 bytes)'Her Ladyship' Miss Brahms attempts to sway some customers. -- 24.6Kb

MSExpects08.jpg (25347 bytes)"The face eludes me, but I recognize the walk." -- 24.7Kb

MSExpects09.jpg (22391 bytes)"Oh!  I'm glad you did that.  I was running out of oxygen." -- 21.8Kb

MSExpects10.jpg (24791 bytes)"We haven't got a customer yet, Mr. Humphries!" -- 24.2Kb

MSExpects105.jpg (19017 bytes)"I wish I could afford that." -- 18.5Kb

MSExpects11.jpg (20727 bytes)"And the same for my friend here." -- 20.2 Kb

MSExpects12.jpg (21059 bytes)"Oh, I don't think I could afford that." -- 20.5Kb

MSExpects13.jpg (29487 bytes)"Woof!  Woof!" -- 28.7Kb

MSExpects14.jpg (23642 bytes)"Your pajama case has just given birth to six kittens." -- 23.0Kb

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29. A Change is as Good as a Rest

AChange01.jpg (24280 bytes)"When it comes to action, he's all talk." -- 23.7Kb

AChange02.jpg (17210 bytes)"Replacement?!" -- 16.8Kb

AChange03.jpg (17849 bytes)"Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear." -- 17.4Kb

AChange04.jpg (20558 bytes)"We always de-bag the juniors on their first day." -- 20.0Kb

AChange05.jpg (23215 bytes)"Oh dear, that's upset Roger." -- 22.6Kb

AChange06.jpg (24948 bytes)"Who is it?"  "Peter Pan!" -- 24.3Kb

AChange07.jpg (17425 bytes)Captain Peacock in the Wendy house. -- 17.0Kb

AChange08.jpg (19383 bytes)"It's a whimsical novelty, Peacock."  "Very whimsical, sir." -- 18.9Kb

30. Founder's Day

FoundersDay01.jpg (15920 bytes)"Mr. Grace, this is your department." -- 15.5Kb

FoundersDay02.jpg (19090 bytes)"Thank you, Mr. Grainger." -- 18.6Kb

FoundersDay03.jpg (15186 bytes)"No, Mr. Grace, it's the voice of Shirley Brahms." -- 14.8Kb

FoundersDay04.jpg (20839 bytes)"Mr. Grace cuddled her for a half an hour while I shouted for help." -- 20.3Kb

FoundersDay05.jpg (17891 bytes)"Oh, Mother, don't go on." -- 17.4Kb

FoundersDay06.jpg (20409 bytes)"You didn't!" -- 19.9Kb

FoundersDay07.jpg (13915 bytes)"She did." -- 13.5Kb

31. The Old Order Changes

OldOrder01.jpg (20824 bytes)"On Wednesday last, I twice reprimanded you...." -- 20.3Kb

OldOrder02.jpg (16198 bytes) "It is my experience after 30 years in the distributive trade, that customers place more trust in an honest prune than in someone desperately trying to look like Donny Osmond!" -- 15.8Kb

OldOrder03.jpg (19223 bytes)"Dick." -- 18.7Kb

OldOrder04.jpg (22471 bytes)"I must say you both have made a marvelous effort." --  21.9Kb

OldOrder05.jpg (24114 bytes)"You asked for it, and you've got it!" -- 23.5Kb

OldOrder06.jpg (18898 bytes)"And a double helping, too, if I may say so!" -- 18.4Kb

OldOrder07.jpg (20067 bytes)Claybourne makes his entrance. -- 19.5 Kb

OldOrder08.jpg (24787 bytes)"What are you talking about?  I haven't been home since last night." -- 24.2Kb

OldOrder09.jpg (25392 bytes)"Wish me luck, Dick."  "Hit 'im with the tape, Clay!"  -- 24.7Kb 

32. Takeover

Takeover01.jpg (18681 bytes)"I do empty the wastebaskets for Mr. Grace." -- 18.2Kb

Takeover02.jpg (23967 bytes)"This is absolutely top-secret." -- 23.4Kb

Takeover03.jpg (17558 bytes)"Last night, I was summoned to a meeting at boardroom level...." -- 17.1Kb

Takeover035.jpg (20757 bytes)"I know what it is--we're gonna declare war on Marshall & Snellgroves." -- 20.2Kb

Takeover037.jpg (24402 bytes)Humphries attempts to be a one-legged tap dancer. -- 23.8Kb

Takeover04.jpg (22571 bytes)"The whole future of Grace Brothers is at stake!" -- 22.0Kb

Takeover05.jpg (23161 bytes)"I shall just go--and you'll jump to it like you've never jumped before." -- 22.6Kb

Takeover06.jpg (30925 bytes) "One more insult from that man and these clothes are coming off!"  "Don't start distracting me now, I'm very busy." -- 30.2Kb

Takeover07.jpg (22759 bytes)"Oh, ya-har-har." -- 22.2Kb

Takeover08.jpg (23016 bytes)"We came from Monte Carlo before you could say nay." -- 22.4Kb

Takeover09.jpg (21383 bytes)"I put the regulo on number nine, I bent down to light the pilot light, and poof!" -- 20.8Kb

Takeover10.jpg (23522 bytes)"Dinner is served!" -- 22.9Kb

Takeover11.jpg (22311 bytes)"My souffle's got out of control!" -- 21.7Kb

Takeover12.jpg (21265 bytes)"If he doesn't hurry up, my bomb surprise is doomed." -- 20.7Kb

33. Goodbye, Mr. Grainger

GoodbyeGrainger.jpg (29106 bytes)"You're my junior, so you can damned well take them." -- 28.4Kb

GoodbyeGrainger02.jpg (20031 bytes)"Don't you answer me back or you'll get my dander up." -- 19.5Kb

GoodbyeGrainger03.jpg (26506 bytes)Mr. Grainger stomps on Rumbold's note. -- 25.8Kb

GoodbyeGrainger04.jpg (20530 bytes)"I'm very sorry that I was so rude and unpleasant." -- 20.0Kb

GoodbyeGrainger05.jpg (19254 bytes)"Oh, it's too much--I'm all overcome." -- 18.8Kb

GoodbyeGrainger06.jpg (17789 bytes)"Is there a fifth?" -- 17.3Kb

GoodbyeGrainger07.jpg (22739 bytes)"As soon as I got the words out, the blood drained away from me." -- 22.2Kb

GoodbyeGrainger08.jpg (25690 bytes) "...having given the best years of my life to your store, regretfully have to tell you that you're a miserable old boot." -- 25.0Kb

GoodbyeGrainger09.jpg (19587 bytes)"...and Mrs. Slocombe is a frustrated old cow." -- 19.1Kb

GoodbyeGrainger10.jpg (26052 bytes)Humphries gets rid of Mr. Grainger's letter. -- 25.4Kb

34. It Pays to Advertise

ItPays002.jpg (21242 bytes)"Stop him, Captain Peacock!  I will not have rough workmen's hands inside my bra!" -- 20.7Kb

ItPays005.jpg (19335 bytes)"Do be careful what you're doing with your right hand--you're making my eyes water." -- 18.8Kb

ItPays01.jpg (19457 bytes)"I shall smack your wrist if you don't stop interfering with me." -- 19.0Kb

ItPays02.jpg (20997 bytes)"Now just relax--this won't take a moment." -- 20.5Kb

ItPays03.jpg (19105 bytes)Humphries decapitates the model. -- 18.6Kb

ItPays04.jpg (22964 bytes)Pretending to be the mannequin. -- 22.4Kb

ItPays05.jpg (19147 bytes)"Strip him off." -- 18.6Kb

ItPays06.jpg (28915 bytes)Preparing to film the commercial. -- 28.2Kb

ItPays065.jpg (23105 bytes)"Ooh!  Ooh!  It's dropped down!" -- 22.5Kb

ItPays068.jpg (19861 bytes)"Your face seems very familiar." -- 19.3Kb

ItPays07.jpg (25628 bytes)The director, Mr. W.C. Humphries. -- 25.0Kb

ItPays08.jpg (24575 bytes)"I'm dressed from top to bottom at Grace Brothers." -- 23.9Kb

ItPays09.jpg (18611 bytes)"We'll have a bubbly champagne toast...." -- 18.1Kb

ItPays11.jpg (18674 bytes)"Well, you're the boss, Mr. Grace." -- 18.2Kb