Mr. Jefferson recited the best dialogues of "Rip Van Winkle," in which the tear came close upon the smile.
Time to wake up, Rip Van Winkle.
Mrs. Van Winkle claimed that her husband was hitting and kicking her.
Van Winkle claimed that producers had asked him to "spice things up" to create more drama.
He would be embarrassed if he woke to find he looked like Rip Van Winkle.