Scene 1 An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
Mrs Calanish visits Celia to find a solution to
“little money problem” and invites everybody to go to the country for a pic nic. Sutton dislikes the idea and pretends to be very busy. Celia tries to divert her mother attention from the pin nic and hurges her to see Alice and find a solution to the money problem. Alice
Scene 2 A leopard cannot change its spots
Miss Winters is challanged to prepare a picnic basket to feed all, Mrs Calanish is very selective with the menu, and tries to teach her how to cook properly, Celia takes an appointment with her pander and with
Scene 3 When the cat's away, the mice play
Sutton is very tired because he has played all night till morning and falls asleep on a sofa in his studio, he dreams of game of cards in a desert of rocks with his mother in law and wakes up very disturbed because he has lost the game in the dream, from the veranda we can spot Angel Falls, a waterfall in Venezuela.
Scene 4 Liars need good memories
Celia goes out with her mother and secretly meets the pander in the Café where they wait for
Scene 5 A good conscience is a soft pillow
Miss Winters is very stressed and for the first time in her life, burns the lunch. The house is full of smoke when Celia comes back with
whipping because she is forced to find a wealthy husband or find a job. Or both. Alice
Scene 6 You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink
Celia reproduces the object, and Mrs Calanish is very scared by the trembling of the house.
Scene 7 Blood is thicker than water
Celia goes out to deliver the object followed by
again lamenting she can’t find a wealthy enough husband and can’t decide which job could fit her. Miss Winter has a bitter argument with Mrs Calanish about the management of the house. Alice
Scene 8 One man's trash is another man's treasure
Some clouds in the sky make everyone predict a stormy weather and the picnic is out of question. Celia reveals she knows
favorite crime story writer and could arrange for a job interview as executive collaborator. Alice
Scene 9 Give someone enough rope and they will hang themselves
Celia decides to have a nice picnic in the ball hall of the house, the buffet has been visited by the hungry dog Walter and Alice is thrilled to know her favorite writer and work for him, secretly planning a happy marriage on basis of love and money. Mrs Calanish has accomplished her mission:
will get the job and will no more depend on her parents for money. Alice
Scene 10 Trust not a horse's heel nor a dog's tooth
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