Lying in the hospital in traction, Rob relays the story of how he sustained his injuries (which he implies were all Laura's fault) to his nurse, Miss Taylor. The story: Three days earlier when Rob and Laura were out for dinner, Laura was being harassed by a drunk. To protect his wife, Rob decided to challenge the drunk to a fight, believing the drunk would back down. After a very fast impromptu fight - leaving Rob floored with a sore nose and hurt pride - Laura herself knocked the drunk out with a judo move. Already feeling somewhat emasculated by the incident, Rob's situation became all the worse from being witnessed and reported by Ed Wilson, Rob's newspaper columnist friend. The resulting talk swirling around the incident implied that if Laura beat up the drunk and the drunk beat up Rob, then logically Laura could beat up Rob. As such, Laura now wore the pants in the family. To regain his manhood, Rob - although stating he didn't want to beat up Laura physically - deep in his heart...
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This is the first episode that aired after the death of Rose Marie's husband, Bobby Guy, on 27 May 1964. See more
Sally, what do you think that look means?
Well, I'd say he was seriously thinking about killing the next person who ribs him.
Sending Laura to kill the next person who ribs him.
References The Four Feathers