Here he is again,right out of the comic books with all his friends, Archie Andrews.
The story begins with a common, pesky fly. The buzzing little critter is bugging Fred Andrews, waking him from his nap. Somehow Archie gets the heat of dad’s wrath, but mom sticks up for him. In the backyard, Archie and Jughead make plans to set out for an adventure on an island. They break the news to Betty and Veronica, but with mixed results.
Back inside, dad learns of an eccentric uncle, and the strange will that was left. The inheritance depends on having Archie make claim to the property, but little does dad know that Archie has left for his island. Dad goes in search of Archie. Where could that boy be?
On the island, Archie and Jughead try to catch some fish for their supper, but all they are having luck with are old tires. . Betty and Veronica decide to join the island retreat, and take the boys some sandwiches. I think they’ll need them. To make matters worse, Archie learns that his row boat has drifted away. It starts to rain and even though they may want to, Archie and Jughead can’t leave, Especially when they turn on the radio, and hear dad’s request to have Archie come home.
All hope of the inheritance is gone, but dad is visited by the disgruntled parents of all Archie’s friends. Dad never knew the problem was so widespread, and the other parents are laying blame at Fred’s feet. The day is saved when the girls finally make their way to the island, although, there’s the little problem of losing their oars for their boat.
Dad’s mystery of the missing teenagers is solved when the boat rental company phones. Some last minute trouble is resolved, and an unexpected secret is revealed. As frustrating as the adventure has been there’s still one more secret ending. I won’t spoil it for you, listen in to see how all the frustration resolves itself for poor old dad.