Cartoons: Babysitter Blather

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Babysitter being swarmed by her clients' children
“If they give you any trouble…”
Zeis
June 4, 1955

 

A babysitting couple is left with their friends trouble child, who is holding a saw and a hammer.
“We’ll be back at twelve; and don’t worry about Georgie, he knows how to amuse himself.”
Lepper
April 19, 1952

 

A teenage girl in a clothing store calls one of her babysitting clients, hoping to get a job where she can pay off the expensive clothes she is looking to buy.
“Hello, Mrs. Williams? This is Sue – I was wondering if I can expect any sitting jobs from you this month?”
Clara Gee Restain
April 10, 1954

 

A babysitter and all of her friends arrive at her client's home to begin babysitting duties.
“Dear, the sitter’s here.”
Locke
January 19, 1952

 

A babysitter sees her charge's parents off as they begin their date.
“Try to have a good time, Mrs. Lee, and forget what you’re paying me!”
Ben Roth
September 15, 1951

 

A grumpy man tells his wife his displeasure at having to sit through a musical performance.
“I wish I was making that 75₡ an hour and the sitter was here with you!”
Salo
June 14, 1952

 

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