Herman is blending metal tubes in the living room, in front of Eddie and his impressed friend Wilbur, whose father is a wrestling promoter. Wilbur tells to his father about Herman's special skill to bend tubes and even lift cars. Herman sees an article in a magazine, about the importance of opening an special bank account for children future education. Wilbur's father calls Herman and makes an offer to him: to become a wrestler. Herman's thinking about an extra job, in order to open an account for Eddie's future education. This could be a great opportunity, but Herman doesn't want that Lily and the family find out. The promoter says that that won't be a problem, because he could fight wearing a mask. So, Herman becomes a wrestler called "The Masked Marvel", but while he's training upstairs Grandpa appears and discovers Herman's secret. Herman asks Grandpa not to tell anything about the matter to Lily. That night takes place the first fight, and Grandpa's watching it at the television....
Did You Know?
Herman's USD 1,000.00 award, in 1964, would be equivalent to USD $8,143.19 in 2018, if adjusted for US Inflation. See more
While in training for wrestling Herman is wearing a jacket that states Transylvania Olympic Team 1841. The modern Olympics didn't start again until 1896. See more
This is not just a wrestling match, this is a shining crusade, a contest on the battlefield of life that will lead you a stronger and nobler person.
Of course, the next bum comes along, get in there and kick him in the teeth!