The Good Guys (1970)

Season 1 Episode 17

The Courtship Of Miles Butterworth

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Aired Weekdays 8:30 PM Feb 26, 1969 on CBS
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The Courtship Of Miles Butterworth
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Bert is asking a mailman named Harry what the diner should do to attract more customers. Bert mentions a few things, but Harry walks out. The guys' friend Big Tom comes in to announce he wants to marry Gertie Zabisco who works at another diner. Big Tom says he is not good at finding the right words to propose marriage. He asks Rufus is he will do it. Rufus says he will ask for Big Tom. Big Tom and Bert leave the diner to celebrate with alcohol. Gertie is at the diner talking to a man. Gertie's brother Steve does not like way the man is looking at her, so he throws the man out. Rufus comes in and says nice things about Gertie and then says something about having babies. Steve is bothered by this and says that he had better be asking her to be married. Rufus is about to be thrown out when he says that he is talking for Big Tom. Gertie says she will get married to Tom. Steve says that if Big Tom does not show up because he is drunk, Steve and his brothers will beat Rufus up. At the Gramus' home Big Tom and Bert are drunk. They have toasted to everything. Rufus comes in to tell Big Tom that Gertie said yes. Big Tom is so drunk he doesn't know who she is. Rufus and Bert hide him in Bert's room because Steve is coming up to check on him. Steve doesn't find anything and leaves. The next day Big Tom and Bert are better. Claudia is talking to Big Tom about not getting drunk today. While doing this she is fixing his necktie. Claudia leaves and will meet them at Tom's wedding. Big Tom is nervous and says he will jump out of the window. He gets on the ledge and Bert and Rufus have to try and stop them. When Rufus tells Big Tom he is going to be beaten up, Big Tom comes in. At the wedding it is crowded. Gertie and Claudia and Steve are waiting for Tom and Bert and Rufus. They make it to the wedding and Rufus being the best man gives them the ring. Big Tom and Gertie are now married. A few weeks later Big Tom comes back to the diner. They wan to know if he can play poker. Big Tom and Bert get Rufus to call Gertie and see if it's okay. Gertie says that Tom better be home in seven minutes.moreless

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