Rumorville:
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Hickory, dickery, dock,
The mouse ran up the clock;
The clock struck twelve,
And down he  fell, (Nikolas?)
Hickory, dickery, dock.

Expect the character played by Maksim Chmerkovskiy (of DWTS) to play a part in the story of Sam's father.