Fred jokes about Veronica Lake’s new hair fashion, as Portland enters to add her thought on the topic. The teasing turns to the topic of Phil Baker, before moving on to Allen’s Alley. The topivc is about the new rationing books that people are to use. Mr John Doe tells how he’s set for canned goods. Mrs Socrates Mulligan shares a word on her grocer and rationing. Finally, Falstaff Openshore has a poem on rationing.
Al Goodman, and his vocalists perform, Weep no More My Lady. As Fred jokes about Spring cleaning, Joe Besser barges in to mistake the show for the Lone Ranger program. Portland helps to continue the jokes on Spring time in the city. Joe Besser barges back in for more Lone Ranger themed jokes.
Fred gets the night’s drama started. Who Killed Carmelita Feingold? The play is preempted by a presentation of Phil Baker and his Take It or Leave It program. It’s a gag to poke fun at Fred Allens show that tends to run long, and into Phil’s show. It’s his turn to start the show early and barge in on Fred for a change. Will the sponsor have something to say? For that matter, will Joe Besser have something to say?
Phil Baker recruits Socrates Mulligan to be a contestant on his show.