In the episode, “Young at Heart,” Alice is visited by a teenager and begins to become nostalgic of her youth. She asks Ralph to go rollerskating to gain their youth back. He ends up falling and hurts himself. After a few attempts of being young again, Ralph and Alice soon find out that just thinking about the good old days is what really keeps you “young at heart.”
Don’t be ashamed to be yourself.
In the episode, “A Man’s Pride,” Ralph meets Alice’s ex. He swiftly learns of the man’s big successes. Ralph becomes insecure about his career as a bus driver and he pretends to be a rich hotshot. He offers to pay the bill at their restaurant meeting, expecting for the rich man to say no and cover it, but Ralph ends up being responsible for this enormous check! He quickly learns that he should have just stayed true to himself.
Always make your apologies in person.
In the episode, “A Matter of Record,” Ralph gets into a fight with Alice’s mother and throws her out of the apartment. He asks Ed to record him as he apologizes for this, and he sends it to his wife. Alice ends up getting the wrong recording, where Ralph calls her mom a “blabbermouth.” This being said, maybe an in-person apology would have gone over much better.
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