Dorothy goes out with Eddie. Hes been an emotional wreck ever since his wife left him. Dorothy comes home the following morning and recounts the evening. She says that Eddie and Dorothy went to the restaurant that his ex wife owns. He begged her to come back to him and then wept over his crab cakes. She spent the rest of the night trying to comfort him. The girls assume she won’t be going out with him again. But she says she will despite the fact that they don’t seem to have anything in common. Rose and Blanche help out with the Be-a-Pal program where they take on two motherless girls named Jackie and Marla. They get along smashingly at first until Jackie and Marla steal merchandise and frame Rose and Blanche for the crime causing them to be arrested. Blanche offers to bribe them to tell the truth. They go for it. But Blanche gets the last laugh. The check she wrote was from their vacation club account that they closed the previous week.

We find out that Eddie and Dorothy are having a strictly physical relationship. It’s Dorothy’s first such relationship and she’s enjoying it a great deal. Sophia doesn’t believe this is right for Dorothy. She tells Dorothy that a relationship like this isn’t going to be enough for her one day. Dorothy eventually realizes that Sophia is right. She decides to end it but is nervous about telling Eddie. She says that Eddie has some kind of hold over her with his charms. Blanche and Rose both end up falling under the spell and start coming on to Eddie. Eddie says he understands. He doesn’t know why but everything he does seems to drive women crazy. He says he understands why Dorothy wanted to drop him and that the good ones always do. Even Sophia falls under his spell and jumps on Eddie to end the episode.


Season 4, Episode 14: Love Me Tender


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