The WWII-themed music video for "Shadows of the Night" featured then-unknown actors Judge Reinhold as an American fighter copilot and Bill Paxton as a German radio operator. , On February 1, 1983, Carpenter saw her brother for the last time and discussed new plans for the Carpenters and resuming touring. 54 on the Billboard Hot 100. , On October 12, 1983, shortly after her death, the Carpenters received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Its single "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" reached the Top 10 in the US and Canada and is considered to be her best-known song. The album included the 9/11 charity single, "Christmas in America" as a bonus track. The album was certified 5× Platinum in Canada, her best selling album in that country, where it peaked at number 2 on the album charts. In 2019, "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" was used in a Chili's commercial, promoting their new fajitas and We Belong was used in a Pepsi commercial. 1) Kattrin played the drums to wake up the town so that they would not be slaughtered by the regiment hiding in the woods.
2) Mother Courage went back to the business because she had nothing else left!
3) The cook probably did not want the responsibilty of a "challenged" person, or just wanted Mother Courage all to himself.