Quiz Show

- [ Drums Banging ]
- Gee.

Fi-- Finally. l-l knew
it was just a matter of time.

Come in.
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- Didn't you go to City College ?

- Uh, Harvard.
- Toby !

- [ Gasps ]
- This is my wife, Toby.
This is Mr. Goodwin.

He's an investigator from
the United States Congress.

Would you like a cup of coffee, Mr.--
l-l already got the pot on.

l tell ya, that
sounds great, actually.

And bring some rugulach
if there are any left.

- l love my wife, but it's like
livin' with a plague of locusts.
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lf Charles Van Doren told 'em
what l told 'em,

do you think this whole grand jury
thing would be squashed ?

- Quashed. lt's not ''squashed.''
- Not in a million years.

- Quashed, okay ?
- What exactly did you
tell the grand jury ?

- Have one.
- Uh, no, thanks.

Lester, will you
knock it off for ten minutes ?

Come on. They're a Jewish delicacy.
Before Toby eats it.

- l'm retainin' water
for your information.
- You and the Grand Coulee Dam.

Come on. You don't know
what you're missing.

l'm quite familiar with
rugulach, thank you.

-How'd a guy like you get into Harvard ?
-Capped teeth.

- Lester !
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Herb, what exactly did you
tell the grand jury ?

No, you can't ask me that.
lt's-- lt's sealed. lt's illegal.

Well, uh, just between us.
They made me take a dive.

They made me lose on Marty
just to humiliate me.

- Who made you take a dive ?
- Dan Enright.

He told me l had plateaued,
that the ratings had plateaued.

A sinking ship
and the rats stayed.

Do you think in a million years
l wouldn't know Marty, and
meanwhile, Charles Van Moron...

would be on the show
11 weeks in a row ?

l don't understand. H-How could they
make you take a dive ?

- What ?
- Why didn't you just answer Marty
if you knew it ?

- What, and throw away
his future in television ?
- Would you please go inside...

and tell Gene Krupa
to take five ?

Lester !

You're so naive. lt's a fix.
lt's all-- lt's all a fix.

A setup. l made a study of it. They
always follow a Jew with a Gentile.

And the Gentile wins more money.
What is that, a coincidence ?

Herb, you're saying this whole grand
jury thing was because of you.