Small Wonder

Vicki Doolittle

Season 4, Ep 20, Aired 2/25/89
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  • Episode Description
  • A new language translation device (Random Access Multiple Concurrent Linquistic Analytical Sequencer) installed in Vicki enables her to understand any language...even animals, like the bosses' dog. Mrs. Jennings forces Mr. Jennings to fire Ted when Joan balks at doing uncredited work for an affair.

  • Cast & Crew
  • William Bogert

    Brandon Brindle (1986-1989)

  • Alice Ghostley

    Ida Mae Brindle (1988-1989)

  • Dick Christie

    Ted Lawson

  • Marla Pennington

    Joan Lawson

  • Jerry Supiran

    Jamie Lawson

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • My favorite Small Wonder season 4 episode!

    By doyalmeadows9, May 31, 2013

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Jamie: (Lifts a barrel) Vicki this weighs a ton, would you give me a hand?
      Vicki: Give you a hand. (Claps hands)
      Jamie: Thanks.
      Harriet: Hi.
      Jamie: Oh, hi Harriet. How's your bird?
      Harriet: I've been losing my voice trying to teach Waldo to talk. I think he's defective.
      Jamie: Maybe Vicki can find out why he won't talk. She can understand animals.
      Vicki: I'm a "nuts and bolts" Doctor Doolittle.
      Harriet: What do you mean she can understand animals? That's ridiculous.
      Jamie: Just trust me. Make him say somethng, go ahead.
      Harriet: Waldo, say something.
      Waldo: (Squawks twice)
      Harriet: Come on you fraud, say something.
      Waldo: (Squawks twice)
      Harriet: Open that beak and say something!
      Waldo: (Squawks twice loudly)
      Harriet: See that's all he says! (Squawks twice) If you can understand animals, what does that mean?
      Vicki: It means, "But Harriet, But Harriet". He can't get in a word edgewise.
      Jamie: Just like the rest of us.
      Harriet: You mean he'll talk if I just shut up?
      Waldo: (Squawks) Works for me, works for me!
      Harriet: Vicki, you're a genius!
      Jamie: Yeah and I figured a way to use Vicki's talents and make some money. You're lookin' at Doctor Vicki Doolittle, the world's greatest animal psychologist!
      Vicki: (In Waldo's voice) Works for me, works for me!

    • Harriet: (After Vicki blows the leaves away) That was so weird! I just got caught in a leaf storm.
      Jamie: Well, weird attracts weird. Who's your feathered friend Harriet?
      Harriet: Oh, well this is my new parrot Waldo.
      Jamie: Does he talk?
      Harriet: Well, he hasn't said anything yet. Waldo want a cracker?
      Waldo: (Squawks)
      Harriet: Waldo want some birdseed?
      Waldo: (Squawks twice)
      Harriet: Dumb bird!
      Jamie: If he's so dumb, then why'd you buy him?
      Harriet: Because we're color coordinated!
      Jamie: (To Vicki) How are we going to tell them apart?
      Vicki: The quiet one has feathers.

    Notes (1)

    • The production title of this episode is "Vicki Doolittle".

    Trivia (1)

    • The boy with the frog is Jerry Supiran's real life brother, Ricky. ┬áThis was the last credited role of his brief acting career.

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