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7th Season, Episode 150 (Transcript | Credits)
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Red tries to resist Harold's persuasion of him to join a "Big Guy Little Guy" club... until he learns that it will include a soapbox derby. So Harold tries to find Red a kid to partner with Red for the race.

Cast (in order of appearance): Harold Green, Red Green, Mike Hamar, Buster Hadfield (mentioned), Moose Thompson (mentioned), Sparky Hoover, Bill Smith, Junior Singleton (mentioned)

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Segment Summary[]

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Plot: Red is frustrated by a group of young people who had hindered his trying to get to the show on time. Harold explains that those people are the Little Guys from the Big Guy Little Guy club and then tries to convince Red to join up, which Red initially refuses to do, until he learns that there is a soapbox derby. However, Red needs to be a Big Guy to be in the derby. Eventually, he is let in. But Harold also points out that Red needs a Little Guy to be in the derby and that Red is refusing to take that responsibility, although he does agree to try to bribe his Little Guy into joining. But when they both find out that no one wants to be Red's Little Guy, Red forces Harold to be his Little Guy in the soapbox derby. In the end, it is revealed that Red wins the derby. Harold, however, is not so lucky.

Red's Campfire Songs: Red's Uncle Joe.

The Possum Lodge Word Game: Mike tries to guess the word "purchase" to win a car alarm system.

Handyman Corner: Red turns a car into a tow truck.

Midlife: How to out-talk a woman by just saying, "Yes, dear."

Visit With Sparky Hoover: Sparky says that driving a school bus keeps "them" from getting him.

Adventures With Bill: Bill tries to catch a butterfly.

Red's Teen Talk: Red uses video games as metaphors for the ultimate 3D experience, reality.

Fun Facts[]


  • Jeff Lumby (Winston Rothschild)'s name appears in the cast, but he does not actually appear in this episode.

Inside References[]

Real-World References[]

  • The big guy little guy club that Red tries to enter may be a reference to a real-life similar clubs, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters.