Jane demonstrates a problem that Irma is having with her gardening. Then she helps Irma with her secretary job and doing shorthand on some work she brought home to do.
Irma is bored, and complains about her dead end job. She considers a career change, but what arre her options? A working girls only real job choice is to leave the world of work by getting married. Well, at least in the 1940’s it was.
Professor Kropotkin stops in to borrow some smelling salts, and talk about his new job promotion. Though Irma sees it as glamourous, the professor thinks less of it. He tries to encourage Irma to be satisfied where she is in life. Al stops in to describe his latest invention, and Irma complains to him about her boring job.
Later, as a favor, Irma helps the professor when he needs his spare bow for his violin. As she takes him his spare, she marvels at the on stage tallent in the theater where he plays in the orchestra, and wants to do something on the stage as well.
What can she do? Irma has no tallent for song and dance. She manages to become a magician’s assistant. What will Al say? What else? He decides to take advantage of the situation to be Irma’s manager.
At home, Irma practices her stage acting, Jane things she is even wierder than usual. What will Jane think when Irma will be quitting her day job for her new gig? Professor comes back and he helps Irma find a good stage name. To further help, Al phones his friend Joe to be a ringer to boost the applause in the audience.
Meanwhile Jane and Richard are out, and trying to decide where to go on their date. Where do you think they end up?
Listen and enjoy the running description Jane gives of the stage performance.