Fictional characters Ralph Kramden and Ed Norton of The Honeymooners fame were made honorary 33rd-degree Masons in 1973.

The secret induction ceremony was held inside the Washington Monument and attended by vice president Spiro Agnew, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney and Ed Norton, the real-life sewer worker played by Carney on the show.

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