THE MAILMAN COMETH
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Theme: With age and privilege comes responsibility
Episode Number: 529
Writer: Torry Martin
Sound Designer: Bob Luttrell
Scripture: Luke 12:48
Album: #41: In Hot Pursuit
Last Air Date: 05/24/2005
Original Air Date: 10/18/03
Summary: Itís just not fair, say Marvin and Tamika. Their
older cousin Xavier gets to do all sorts of things that they canít: wander
around the fair without a parent, drink coffee, and more. The brother and sister
start to believe that disobedience is an option.
Xavier is mowing the lawn when the Washington parents are away. Marvin convinces Xavier to let him drive, and soon Tamika jumps on too. Once Xavier steps away, chaos ensues. Marvin loses control when the ride-on mower kicks into another gear, rolling over the garden and eventually breaking the garage door!
Worse, however, the three try to cover it up. Xavier takes all the blame...until Marvin realizes that Wooton may have seen the whole thing. The mailman shows up at their door, and the kids spill the whole story before Wooton can speak a word. Mrs. Washington grounds Marvin and Tamika for a week Ė while Xavier, their older and "more privileged" cousin, serves two weeks of time inside.