The Lassie TV show was a drama series that went through several transitions during its 20 years on the air. It began with the beautiful collie living on a small farm with its young master Jeff Miller, Jeff's widowed mother and grandfather. In the spring of 1957, an orphan boy named Timmy joined the Miller household...
Paul Martin Quotes
|Season 7 / Episode 17: - Apron Strings|
Ruth Martin: Oh, Paul, I hope your realize what you've done.
Paul Martin: Ruth, he's been getting a hundred percent on his homework every day.
Ruth Martin: You've been getting a hundred on his homework. You've given him all the answers.
Paul Martin: There's nothing wrong with that, Ruth. He's corrected his own mistakes, hasn't he?
Ruth Martin: Yes but he didn't understand why he made the mistakes or how he got the answers. He didn't learn the method of working the problem so when he got into class he couldn't do it by himself.
Paul Martin: I was only trying to help.
Ruth Martin: Paul, you've said that Timmy is old enough to take the heartbreak of watching puppies die. Well, I say he's old enough to do his own homework. We both have to learn to let our boy take the bad with the good.
Paul Martin: And I thought only mothers had apron strings. You're right.
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