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Hedge & Grassie: Grassie for President

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Introducing the Ceannic incarnations of George Burns and Gracie Allen! For a user-friendly intro to their excellence, check out recommended episodes from their TV show, and/or choice downloads from the radio program. Most of these jokes are adapted from that time Gracie ran for President in the 1940 election.

In-universe, Grassie’s bid for President of Ceannis was 24 years ago. It’s been re-run during every election cycle since then, to excellent ratings.


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Hedge: You, Grassie, are running for President of Ceannis?

Grassie: That’s right!

. . . and Getsun.

Hedge: “And Getsun”?

Grassie: Oh, sure! It’s just across the water from Burnspoint here, so they won’t have to travel far to vote for me.

Hedge: Expecting any votes from Sønheim?

Grassie: Well, you know how they have a lot of landslides in the mountains?

Hedge: I suppose so . . .

Grassie: Then I’ll win it in a landslide! Have a campaign button. I designed them myself.

Hedge: No pin . . . ?

Grassie: You have to sew it on! That way you can’t change your mind in the middle of the campaign.

Hedge: Grassie, do you have any idea what a person needs in order to become President?

Grassie: Sure, they need to be elected!

Hedge: It takes a person of tremendous stamina. Rare ability, sound judgment. A mental genius!

Grassie: Aw, thanks.

Hedge: A president has to have courage — to show plenty of backbone!

Grassie: If you want to see backbone, wait until you see my new evening dress.

Hedge: You have to be a leader! People have to want to get behind you!

Grassie: Well, wait until you see my new evening dress.

Hedge: You have to have determination, to let people see what you’re made of —

Hedge & Grassie: . . .

Hedge: All right, let me see your new evening dress. Say good night, Grassie.

Grassie: Good night!

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Poor Hydrangea Von Zell’s gonna get fired for this isn’t he. And where’s Hibiscus and Blandfordia Morton?

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