Episode: 306: Seemed Like A Good Idea at the Time


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306: Seemed Like A Good Idea at the Time
A girl signs up for a class. A couple hires an accountant. A group of co-workers decides to pool their money and buy a couple of lottery tickets. In the beginning, they're full of hope and optimism...and then something turns. Stories of good ideas gone bad.

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