Getting things done usually just takes a little know how. Hanks puts it on display in The Money Pit.
Walter (on the phone with the home inspector): Look, I'm very sorry I wasn't here this afternoon. What can I say? My wife was poisoned and taken to the hospital... Well, what would cut any ice with you?... A bribe? Sure, can you be here in a half an hour? All right. Cash, no problem.