The Taming of the Shrew
Gremio, is an old man who thinks he has a chance with with the kings daughter Bianca. Gremio, is referred to as a "Pantaloon". Pantaloons are stock figures. Basically, old man who are punished and made into laughing stocks for inappropriate going after sweet young girls like Bianca. in the Taming of the Shrew, Gremio is punished a couple ways. First, he loses the bidding war for Bianca's hand. secondly, he is duped into paying Lucentio who disguises as a teacher to tutor Bianca and try to woo the girl Gremio is after.
The Taming of the Shrew 1976 part 1