By Richard Gordon
Convalescing from the belief that his honeymoon used to be now not rather as he had expected, Simon Sparrow can at the least watch for a lifetime of tranquility and order as a decent house owner with a brand new spouse. yet that was once sooner than his outdated buddy Dr. Grimsdyke took to utilizing their domestic as a spot of safe haven from his a number of misdemeanors—and specifically from the incident with the actress who demanded instant asylum. definitely one such houseguest was once sufficient with out the looks of Simon’s godfather, the eminent Sir Lancelot Spratt. Chaos and mayhem within the Sparrow family can suggest just one thing—more comedian stories from Richard Gordon’s hilarious medical professional sequence.
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It was the ﬁrst expensive thing the dummies paid for, so I could never let it go. It sat in my parents’ back driveway in Dallas for almost twenty years, and I recently had it refurbished and rebuilt from the frame up, making it look and run almost exactly the way it did when it was brand-new. Over the years, the speeding tickets I received driving that car helped a lot of ofﬁcers in small towns between Dallas and Los Angeles meet their monthly quotas. My best ticket experience was late one Fri day night, driving the hundred miles from Dallas to Waco.
Jeff: Monty, we have a very special guest here this afternoon: Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach! Monty: The Roger Staubach? Jeff: Yes, do you know him? 31 A L L BY M Y S E L V E S Monty: Not as well as the Steelers defense knows him. . Peanut: I talked to Monty the other day. Jeff: You did? Peanut: Yeah. He keeps asking when you’re going to use him again. . Awkward! I had great respect for Staubach as well as some of my other prominent targets, but somewhere along the way I learned where that oh-so-important line was, and when not to cross it.