Trying Too Hard

In this episode from “The Honeymooners,” Jackie Gleason (as Ralph Kramden) shows us that trying too hard fails not only when it comes to the golf swing, but dressing for the course as well.

The hilarious golf scene starts at the 13-minute mark, with Ralph dressed in caricature. The episode came about as Gleason at the time was learning the game. has a great article about Gleason the golfer, who, a few years later, was playing with Arnold Palmer.

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