In "Account Payable," two fathers don't react well to the news that they may soon be in-laws.
Timothy Baker has been a bookeeper for twenty-two years. John Waterbury has been his boss for twenty-two years. Their relationship is a little more than a routine. Mr. Waterbury is mean and condescending, and Mr. Baker puts up with it. When Mr. Baker isn't at the office, his pleasant life revolves around his daughter, Jessie.
The routine changes dramatically when Mr. Waterbury's son and Mr. Baker's daughter meet and fall in love. Mr. Waterbury thinks his son, Bill, is too good for Jessie. Mr. Baker disagrees and wants his daughter to be happy. Will true love win out for Jessie and Bill, or will their fathers ruin it for them?
"Account Payable" was written by Robert Flask. William Spier produced and Norman MacDonnell directed. Edward Arnold starred. Also appearing were Joseph Kearns and Lurene Tuttle. This episode aired on October 13, 1949.
(Image of Edward Arnold from Wikipedia)