Johnny is in the process of recording the first of three promotional spots for one of Herb's new clients, Dave Wickerman, when in the middle of the recording Johnny, all of a sudden, stops and accuses Wickerman of being "reptilian". The reason?: Johnny can read between the lines of the copy that Wickerman's over the counter weight loss pills are truly speed in another form, and that the promotional spot is marketing the product as energy enhancers to kids. Andy and Mr. Carlson get involved in the matter, and discover that as abhorrent as Wickerman's product is to them, the pills are legal and Wickerman has an iron-clad contract with them for the three spots to air eighteen times for two weeks. While Johnny and Venus try to take matters in their own hands by operating their way within the contract - their tactics which have surprising results - Andy and Mr. Carlson have to decide whether to do what they feel is morally repugnant by associating with Wickerman or not run the spots and ...
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First appearance of Max Wright as attorney Frank Bartman. See more
[Andy suspects that Herb's new client, Dave Wickerman, is selling amphetamines masquerading as diet pills
You, me and Mr. Carlson, we're going to pay a visit to your good friend, Mr. Wickerman.
You want to lose some weight.
Maybe. Maybe a hundred sixty pounds of polyester.
The Old Songs
Written by David Pomeranz
Performed by Barry Manilow
[The song playing in the syndicated Los Angeles radio show in the opening scene] See more