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35PM (Not Scotland) Crooked Tom Hanks (above) wheedles his way into a widow's home in the Coen brothers' radical reworking of an Ealing classic.
Meanwhile, Jim wheedles his way into Liz's affections on the eve of her wedding.
And this week, as Claire is away at her mum's, Casey wheedles her way further into Ashley's life.
Furthermore, the trick here is that the key mover happens to be the commentator himself who (we hear), still wheedles those with power, money and influence into commissioning spunky architects.
Things only get worse when he wheedles his boy-loving Latina friend Sonja into joining him as manager of the soccer team.