When Harriet's husband Carl, a cop tells Balki that he's doing something tonight at a bar, he tells him to keep it quiet. Larry thinking that he's going to make a big bust tricks Balki into telling him where it is so that he could get the exclusive. What they don't know is that it's a surprise party. When they get there and see a public official there and thinking that the man is corrupt and Carl's going to bust him.
Did You Know?
Harriette says to Balki, who interrupts her discussion with husband Carl, "This is a family matter, and you're in the line of fire," a quote which foreshadowed the spin-off series Family Matters
(1989) which Jo Marie Payton
(Harriette) and Reginald VelJohnson
(Carl) would go on to star in eight months later. See more
[answering the phone
Larry and Balki's Waterworks. Which drip do you want to talk to?