When the family radio goes on the fritz, Edgar, naturally, decides to fix it himself in order to save a few bucks. That Edgar will destroy the house doing this simple project is a foregone conclusion.
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[Edgar's family is telling him about his past house repairs and how all of them wound up being total disasters. Edgar is understandably annoyed by this
Mother-in-law dear, you want the radio fixed, so you can listen to the "Busy Little Bees," don't you?
Well, then why don't all of you go out of here and leave me alone... SO I CAN GO TO WORK?
[Edgar's family runs out of there in fear of Edgar's temper