I am going to put Odysseus up for a test. Just to make sure its actually him. Nurse, Please take the bed away!
Penelope asks the nurse to take the bed away to see how Odysseus will react.
Odysseus reacts to the bed not being in the room.
Why is there no bed in here?!? I built this bed around an ancient olive branch!
Penelope tells Odysseus what she did.
Penelope! Why is the bed I made gone! You know I built that bed around an ancient olive branch!
Please don't be mad at me! It was just a test to see if it was actually you! I am so happy!
Odysseus is reunited with his father.
CHARACTER TRAITSOdysseus in this episode is a lot more human because he has a family now and he isn't fighting monsters or upsetting the gods.CAUSE AND EFFECTPenelope sees how Odysseus would react if she took away the bed that he built. Odysseus passes Penelope's test by reacting in a way which no other person would have reacted like.Odysseus reacts in the way that he did.Penelope now trusts Odysseus.