Too Close for Comfort

Season 2 Episode 6

Rafkin's Bum

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Aired Unknown Nov 24, 1981 on ABC
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Rafkin's Bum
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An older man dressed like a bum shows up at the Rushes' doorstep looking for the transvestite persona of Rafkin, their deceased former tenant, because they always got together for Thanksgiving dinner. Feeling bad for him for several obvious reasons, they invite him to join their own disastrous get together, and later find out that he too has a big secret that involves his appearance.moreless

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  • TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT - RAFKIN'S BUM

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    Henry and Muriel invite a man who they think is a bum to Thanksgiving dinner after he learns that "miss" Rafkin is now deceased. The "bum" Wendall had been spending Thanksgiving with Rafkin for years after meeting her one year in the park. Monroe promises to get a turkey but shows up with a live bird instead, the bird ends up running away. Since Muriel is pregnant the girls try to cook dinner on their own. The Rush's later learn that the bum is actually a Millionaire who came to Rafkin's every year for the friendship. Henry tells Wendall that Rafkin was actually a man in women's clothes.moreless
Ted Knight

Ted Knight

Henry Rush

Nancy Dussault

Nancy Dussault

Muriel Rush

Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Jackie Rush (1980-1985)

Lydia Cornell

Lydia Cornell

Sara Rush (1980-1985)

JM J. Bullock

JM J. Bullock

Monroe Ficus (1981-1987)

Bill Dana

Bill Dana

Wendell Balaban

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Claude Stroud

Claude Stroud

Butler

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Deena Freeman

Deena Freeman

April Rush

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