THE CRANKY OLD MAN
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
FROM THE MIND OF MRS. CRANKY
FROM THE MIND OF MRS.
spoken before of Mrs. Cranky’s remarkable ability to memorize and recite movie,
TV and even commercial dialog.It could
be annoying, but I find it amusing.Last
night, however, Mrs. C demonstrated a memory ability that I quite frankly find
a little scary.
play over and over; popular movies are aired often, I can understand how the
Mrs. can remember dialog.She can also
tell you what an episode of “I Love Lucy” is about after less than 20 seconds
of watching.It is remarkable, but not
scary.It is a favorite show, she
watches whenever possible and it is possible a lot.
Last night I
awoke at 4 am with a slight ear ache.I
iced it and to pass the time turned on the TV.I watched an episode of “The Addams Family.”Now this was a popular show 50 years ago, but
it is not re-broadcast all that often.I
see it from time to time, but always late at night and on weird seldom surfed
I told Mrs.
Cranky this morning that I had the ear thing and was watching TV at 4 am.
“What were you watching?”
“’The Addams Family.”
“I don’t know something about looking
“Oh, the one where he was feeling
“Yes, that’s the…WTF!How do you know the episode from just me
saying they were looking for Thing?And
how does a hand feel neglected?”
“Hands have feelings.”
“That show was on fifty years ago and
is hardly ever on re-run at normal hours.How would you remember any episode?”
“Well it was on right after ‘The
Patty Duke Show’, I never missed it.That’s where they met.”
“That’s where who met?”
“Patty Duke and John Aston.”
“They met because their shows were
aired the same night?”
“Well they were filmed on the same
“What does all this have to do with
you remembering an episode of a TV show that was aired fifty years ago?You’re scaring me!”
“You’re a jerk!”
Her mind is
creepy and it’s spooky,
She’s more than a
She remembers every
The Mrs. Cra-an-ky DaDaDaDum, DaDaDaDum, DaDaDaDum SNAP, SNAP