Molly twists her ankle, and Fibber overacts to the point of acting like she is in the most delicate of injuries. Lena the maid offers some first aid advice, but Fibber doesn’t appear to be comforted much by it. As he sets about to help, he mistakenly clashes with the hall closet door. Billy Mills plays, Waltz in Swingtime.
Going into high gear, Fibber attacks the housework so his injured wife won’t have to. The McGees get word definitions confused as they wait for Doc Gamble to show up. Instead, it’s Harlowe Wilcox who arrives. Can he help Molly assure Fibber that her ankle isn’t as bad as Fibber makes it out to be?
As Fibber waits on Molly hand and foot, Nick Depopolos visits to tell about how his family is doing these days. The Kingsmen sing, Casey Jones.
Mayor Latrivia visits to learn about Molly’s injury, and a little about Fibbers heritage as an indian. Latrivias account of his heritage gets the McGees confused over legal advice in a court of law. The flustered, slowburning mayor leaves, and Fibber continues his house keeping, to the agony of Molly. Doc Gamble pours on the bedside manners, despite Fibbers teasing. What’s the diagnosis that the doc will give to cure the imaginary ailment?
Note: Nick Depopolus was a popular character on the show in the early days of the series, but about time the war started, he faded away. His appearance is a rare occasion, andmaybe the only one since those days in the early 1940’s.