Cleaning the house, Fibber finds a book on etiquette, and decides to polish his manners. The trouble is that the book was written nearly 70 years ago… but good manners are timeless… right? His first clash in common courtesy comes in talking with the young boarder, Alice Darling. She puts a youthful, jive talking angle on it when she tells how she handles the boys who come calling for her. Billy Mills plays a swinging arrangement of a Russian tune.
Molly gets in some punchlines in the arena of etiquette, before a visit from Harlowe Wilcox to deliver the commercial. Will the man with the one track mind get offended at the faux pas in decorum with the McGee’s?
Uncle Dennis arrives and gets in his thoughts on manners, and tells about his large family. The Kingsmen sing, the Lullaby of Broadway.
A visit from Teeny puts Fibbers new manners to the test. Does she know more about courtesy than the gentlemanly Fibber? Doc Gamble is surprised the usual insults are met with politeness, even if it is an out of date sort of manners. Where will all these out of date manners take Fibber? Will Doc be able to rub Fibber the wrong way?