Mr. Haney sells the Ziffels a "Grabwell Washer" (a large waste
barrel with a boat motor in it).
On it's first use, the Grabwell Washer literally destroys the
Ziffel's house. Mr. Ziffel wants to shoot Mr. Haney, but Oliver
suggests finding satisfaction in a court of law. During the
court case Oliver makes it clear that this is not "an insulated
isodent" and that Mr. Haney had been conning "the poople of
Heeterville Valley" for quite some time.
Despite major nepotism (the first judge is Haney's cousin Leroy,
the second judge is Haney's lawyer's Aunt Tilley), Mr. Haney
loses the case, and is sentenced to pay $250.00 to the
He first tries to pay this off in merchandise which the County
Tax Assessor (his cousin, Joe) has appraised, but when
Mr. Douglas deems this as unacceptable, Mr. Haney holds an
auction. Miraculously, Mr. Haney makes over $800.00 for his
junk, thanks mostly to, of course, Mrs. Douglas's purchase of a
grandfather clock that was supposedly, previously owned by
Abraham Lincoln's neighbor, Lester Henderson.
The show ends with Lisa demonstrating to Oliver an item
she received in trade from Mr. Haney...a Grabwell Whirlpool Bath.
Fred Ziffel catches the opening credits going by!
They never explain why Oliver is examining ears of corn with a jeweler's loupe...but it makes for a great picture.
Fred and Doris prepare to use their new Grabwell Washer.
The "Poople of Heaterville" celebrate a victory over Mr. Haney!
Mr. Haney carried several Grabwell products:
The Grabwell Washer
The Grabwell Coffee Grinder
The Grabwell Bearcat (A sports car)
The Grabwell Whirlpool Bath
According to Lisa, in the city, Oliver would recieve $5000.00 for
a trial case. In the country however, Oliver decides to charge the Ziffel's
only $25.00 (Which Fred tries to dicker down to $5.50)