Lost in a pile of work, Gildersleeve relies on his secretary, Bessie, to find misplaced invoices. Mrs Dalrimple is a new customer, who Gildy wants to give special treatment. She must be a special customer to rate a bouquet of flowers with her first bill. Since she lives near the schoolhouse, Leroy hangs around to pester his uncle, and crimp his style. Will the new woman in town be up for a private, old fashioned, Halloween party with Gildy?
At home, Birdie reminds Gildersleeve of the party he has with the Jolly Boys club. Will there be a conflict with Gildy’s private party? Follow the great man as he stocks up on party favors… for two. The last stop is Peavey’s drugstore for cigars, and masks, where he learns that Mrs Dalrimple has invited more than just him to her party.
With the Jolly Boys joining forces to greet the newcomer to town, its time for Gildy to mope, and stay home. Marjorie has a party planned with her teenage friends, so Gildy moves his pity party to his room. With the festivities getting nearer, Birdie is all set to do some partying of her own, and inadvertently gives Gildy an idea for pulling pranks. The Jolly Boys sing a barbershop tune, the gang play games. and then split up to go ringing door bells as a prank. Isn’t that cute?
Will Gildy get his chance to be alone with Mrs Dalrimple? She seems to be having a wonderful time, even if Gildy’s alone time keeps getting interrupted.
After a thanks, and a challenge, Keith shares some birthday info about the cast of the Great Gildersleeve. The list isn’t comprehensive, but as many as could be rounded up are shared. Some surprises are in store, so listen in to see which voice actors are either older, or younger than you would think
Andrews Sisters 1947 Yodel Polka.