Crachit's Surprise

The next day, Scrooge is already at work, gleefully laughing at what he's about to give Bob & his family when Cratchit arrives 16 minutes late. Ebenezer, (keeping up the guise of his old, miserly self), orders Bob into his office. He tells Bob as a result of his being late; he has no choice but to…give him a substantial raise. Bob, eyes shut expecting the worst, suddenly opens them.