Why he was fired by the fire department – A very funny joke from Red Skelton’s movie, ‘The Fuller Brush Man‘, where Red is talking about *why* he was fired from his job as a firefighter …
Red Jones (Red Skelton): So what if I was late to a fire? I saved the house.
Ann Elliot (Janet Blair): By that the the house had already burnt to the ground.
Red Jones (Red Skelton): But I saved it; I ve got the ashes at home in a little box.
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