The first feature is, The Efficiency Expert Stepping on Andys Toes, 1929-01-17. Andy vents his frustrations to Amos over the Efficiency expert. Afterwards, their friend, Sylvester, who sounds an awful lot like their other friend on later shows, Lightning. In these early shows all the voices were done by Gosden and Corell. Later other actors were to expand the number of characters, as well as providing female voices. Talk turns to troubles with women, land lords, and a breach of promise case. The efficiency expert arrives to discuss the problems with the company.
The second show is, Courtroom Catastrophy, with Walter Houston as the judge. Kingfish has had some legal trouble. He said some things to slander another man. He seeks advice from his friends, After his plan to intimidate his opposition goes wrong, Kingfish takes another route. but in the end he decides to bribe the judge.
Unknown to Kingfish and Andy, the judge is taking a break outside the court house. They run their bribery scheme on this unsuspecting stranger. Imagine the awkward situation when they discover they had shared their bribery plans with the very judge who is to rule on the case. Meanwhile, Kingfish has gotten himself in trouble with Sapphire when he pawns her diamond from her ring to raise some ready cash.
Ernie Whitman plays the part of Kingfish’s lawyer. Hey, what about the law suit? Listen to find out. You can be sure that the laughs don’t stop, and a lesson is taught.
The trouble is, will it ever sink in?