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Big Brother (Episode #110)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Grace Brothers management decides to install a closed circuit television system to keep an eye out for shoplifters, as well as to keep an eye on the staff. This idea does not go over well at all, as the staff decide they do not want to be on TV!

The Think Tank (Episode #109)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Grace Brothers may seem quaint and old-fashioned with extra personal attention, but their eye is still on the bottom line. When sales in Ladies' Lingerie and Gentlemen's Ready-Made begin to drop, the staff are asked to pool their ideas for improving sales.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Cold Comfort (Episode #108)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

The British government has asked everyone to conserve fuel supplies, and so the management of Grace Brothers turns off the heating. The staff goes to surprising lengths to keep warm, utilizing the store's stock in most creative ways.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

The Clock (Episode #107)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Grace Brothers is holding an anniversary dinner for Mr. Grainger, and it is probable he will be told to retire. He doesn't want to go, his friends don't want him to go, and all do their best to keep him. Their efforts turn out to be useless, until Mr. Grace himself shows up at the dinner with a pleasant surprise.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Diamonds Are A Man's Best Friend (Episode #106)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

A wealthy customer loses a large diamond from her pendant and offers a nice reward for its recovery. This starts a chain of conspiracies among the staff because no one wants to share the reward. A shipment of jeweled evening gowns adds to the complications.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 2:30 AM
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