Flicklives
Main Site Banner
About Shep Database Shep Music Timeline ACS Excelsior Excelsior Wanted Flag
Summary

Selling Seeds in 2nd Grade, Drunken Painter
Airdate: Friday - October 16, 1964

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
Well, how's the little group tonight. . .
Show Description
Shep tells about the time in 2nd grade the kids all have to sell flower seeds to raise money for a set of encyclopedias for the school. He comes home from school and spends the afternoon going from house to house trying to sell them. No luck! The old man, being a salesman himself and understanding how tough it is to sell, shells out the $1.25 and buys them all handing them to Shep's mother saying, "here, you say I never give you flowers, make your own!" His mother takes them all out behind the garage and plants them. Shep tells about the painter he worked for and how he liked his gin. Shep was going going out with his daughter and her old man was always bagged while painting.
Notes
Shep gives good descriptions of all the neighbors -Bruner, Emdee, Anderson, Stafford, Van Hous. Mentions Emde kid's name is Dick and was the only true juvenile delinquent.
Commercials (All times approximate)
Not Determined yet
Music (All times approximate)
Misc
Engineer and Staff in Booth Summary/Rating Credit Instruments Played
By: Jim Clavin
Date:
Rating: Not Rated
Unknown
Related Plots and Story Lines Used
Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
More Ways To Hear or Buy It

Mass Backwards

Shep Catalog
The Best Source for Quality Jean Shepherd Audio

Found in the following set(s)