The Partridge Family s01e16
Titre original : Old Scrapmouth
Dr. Kessler, the family dentist, tells Shirley that Laurie will have to wear braces. Laurie isn't in the best of moods when Shirley breaks the news because her boyfriend, Jerry, was supposed to ask her to go steady that day â€“ but lost his nerve. After hearing about the braces, Laurie is sure Jerry will never ask her. The next day, Laurie returns from the dentist with her mouth full of metal. She broods in her room â€“ refusing to speak unless it's absolutely necessary and then only with her hand over her mouth. Meanwhile, Reuben shows up... proudly announcing that he's set up an appearance on the nationwide Wink Burgess TV Show, which will be taped the following day. The thought of being on coast-to-coast television horrifies Laurie, but she agrees to do the show.
The next day, Wink Burgess and his entire crew arrive for the taping. When Burgess tells Laurie to smile for the camera, she storms out of the house in tears and hides in the bus. Jerry, who's been hanging around mustering his