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967 - Feeling Embarrassed

January 24th, 2014

Episode 35 of 489 episodes

Do you like to stand on top of tables and sing old ‘70s songs? Really? Okay, then I guess you’ll like this episode. Slow dialog: 1:22 Explanations: 3:15 Fast dialog: 15:10 Lois: Please don’t embarrass me at the party tonight. Roger: Me, embarrass you? I’d never do that. Lois: You have, though, more than once. Roger: Name one. Lois: At the Johnsons’ party, you danced on the table while singing “I Am Woman”! Roger: I was being the life of the party. Everybody thought it was funny. Lois: It was humiliating! Didn’t you notice more than one person cringing and the awkward silence in the room when your song ended? Roger: No, I didn’t, but I did notice Malik laughing his head off and the Johnsons smiling. Lois: That’s because Malik has your sense of humor and the Johnsons were humoring you. They were trying to put a good face on your impromptu performance. Roger: I’m not going to be a wallflower just because you can’t take a joke. My exuberant personality is what gets us invited to so many parties. Lois: Yeah, right. Can I at least get you to promise not to sing? Roger: And disappoint my audience? Not a chance! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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