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The middle-aged, Maytag repairman stood behind Mona and watched intently as she tried to coax Pester the cat out of the washing machine awaiting his repair expertise.
“Pester you come out of there right now,” demanded Mona, reaching in to try and get a grip on his collar only to be greeted by a swipe of Pester’s claw and a loud hiss. “Oh, that cat when he gets into a bad mood he’s just a terror,” Mona pronounced, with a sense of futility as she withdrew her imperiled hand from harm’s way.
“Ring! Ring!” sounded the phone, which caused Mona to yield her position in front of the washing machine to the repairman.
“I’ll try to get him out,” he offered, obviously unaware of all that could go wrong in the Skinner household.
“Hi Chenoa!” said Mona, cheerfully into the phone—thoughts of trouble with Pester and the washing machine already vacated from her mind.
Richard pulled the squad car to the front of his well manicured, but simply landscaped home. He couldn’t help but to give the Maytag repair van in the driveway a curious look as Larry and he exited their official police vehicle for a not so official on-duty beer at the house. “Mona keeps talking about the washing machine,” he muttered aloud.
“I thought Maytag’s never break down,” Larry questioned, causing Richard and he to share a suspicious glance at each other.
The partners entered the Skinner family home quietly and made their way toward the kitchen, where from which they heard voices, one familiar, one not.
“Oh that’s great!” They heard Mona exclaim.
In the kitchen, Mona now stood in back of the repairman. “Oh my God!” she shouted with genuine excitement.
In the hallway Richard’s face was tense and red as he gave the quiet sign to Larry, so they could continue their assessment of the developing situation.
“Fantastic! Oh that’s fantastic!” They heard Mona shout with glee.
Simultaneously they pulled out their batons and tapped them anxiously against their palms.
“I can’t get enough!” shouted Mona. Continue reading CROOKED COPS EPISODE 11