Say it ain’t so: News broke last week that CBS was thinking about creating a reboot of “The Honeymooners,” the classic sitcom about Jackie Gleason’s Brooklyn bus driver, Ralph Kramden. You don’t mess with a classic, as viewers will see when WPIX/11 again airs its “Honeymooners” marathon (starting at 11 p.m. Saturday) of the classic 39 episodes from the 1955-56 season. Needless to say, it’s a priceless show, but here are five salient financial numbers we’ve learned from watching (and watching and watching) over the years.
The amount of money Ralph took home after blowing the first question on “The $99,000 Answer” quiz show by saying Ed Norton wrote “Swanee River.”
The Kramdens’ most recent electric bill
Initiation fee to join the Raccoon Lodge
Weekly salary of both Kramden and Norton
The amount Ralph needs to buy 2,000 Handy Housewife Helpers (the amazing device that does everything, including coring a apple) to hawk on TV.