Season 9 Episode 2
The Perfect Twins
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Betty's British cousins are nothing like Phil and Lil at a family reunion.


Betty's relatives from England come to America to pay a visit. Coming along are their kids -- Smedley & Hedley -- who are also fraternal twins like Phil & Lil. Unlike Phil & Lil, Smedley & Hedley dress differently, behave properly, keep clean, and finish each other's sentences without delay or incorrectness; therefore, they consider such "twinny" behavior a sign that they are "perfect twins". This eventually led to Lil wanting to be as prim and proper as Smedley & Hedley, while Phil decides to remain as messy and disorderly as usual. Meanwhile, Winnifred, the British twins' mother, tries to sell Betty on her method of raising twins -- a method that Betty steadfastly refuses to subscribe to. Also, Betty gets the neighbors to pose as her relatives, as her real relatives didn't come, due to Howard's cheap invitation software that he bought at a dollar store. And, Angelica, dressed as a princess for a dance recital, tricks Smedley & Hedley into believing that she's queen of History. And as a result, they do everything she says, even bad things that they feel aren't proper. Later, the cake in the form of Buckingham Palace is presented but Howard realizes his video camera is nearly dead so nobody could eat the cake. Queen Angelica (unaware that Betty stated clearly that no one could touch, eat, or take the cake) sent Hedley, Smedley and Lil to give her some cake. Hedley and Smedley take a piece of the cake, give it to Lil and scamper off to hide. Lil caught with the cake gets sent to time out (though she wasn't the real victim). Later on, Phil and his friends convince Hedley and Smedley to do "a special dance" according to Kimi and they do it. Eventually, Hedley and Smedley do a somersault causing the cake (they had placed in their pockets earlier) to fall out. The whole group gasped. Winifred was horrified since Hedley and Smedley took part of the cake. Betty guilty for what she had done, sent Lil out of time out. Hedley and Smedley get into a fight as they throw mud at each other much to the surprise of a returning Winifred. Betty calms her down as they chat about twins amidst Hedley and Smedley's argument. Phil and Lil get back together and then start a row about how Phil's a nutter, as the episode ends in Lil's screaming mouth.