Theo's confident when he's 18 and moves out on his own, he'll be able to get a job as a model and make a lot of money; the family puts him to a test to see how well he'd make it in the real world.
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Players in the "Real World":
- Cliff - Harley Weewax, landlord of Real World Apartments, husband of young couple in Mrs. Griswold's bank.
- Clair - Millie Farquar of Millie's Chuck Wagon Restaurant, Amanda of Amanda's Furniture City, and wife of young couple in bank.
- Denise - Ms. Firestone of Firestone Modeling Agency, Denise Farquar, waitress at Millie's.
- Vanessa - Margo Farnsworth, tenant at Real World, Kitty LaRue, Firestone receptionist, and Mrs. Covington, vice president of Griswold Bank.
- Rudy - Mrs. Griswold, owner of Real World, Millie's, Firestone, Amanda's, the bank, and the utility companies.
- Cockroach - Horton W. Dansbury of Cockroach Oil
[as a fast-talking saleswoman to Theo and Cockroach
Gentlemen, welcome to Amanda's Furniture City. Where money talks and nobody walks, if you like it you touch it, if you break it you buy it, if you don't see it we don't have it but we will get it, now what can I do for you?
In the original aired version of the episode, the last scene shows Theo sitting in his dark room with nothing but a sheet and stereo after spending all of his "Real World" money. Later versions end the episode with Theo having a box dinner with his parents in a brightly lit room, Theo having purchased a lamp, mattress, and a few other items. See more
References Magnum, P.I.
Composed by Stu Gardner and Bill Cosby See more