Gracie is full of doubt, suspicion, and jealousy over George’s activities, but the bickering couple manage to make up. George explains his spending of late as owing it to movie gangster, John Garfield. Now Gracie is worried it could be curtains for her hubby when the check bounces. Bill Goodwin isn’t much help as he tells his own tale of a brush with the under world, and of course, the sponsor’s product. Their actor friend, Nigel Bowlingbroke helps Gracie by promising to call on his own underworld connections to defend George.
Jimmy Cash sings, My Shining Hour. Seeking out big Louie, Gracie talks tough to get protection for her husband, short George. Her gangster jargon could use work though. Elsewhere, Gracie tells John Garfield to leave George alone, since he now has protection. The squeaky clean real life John Garfield is nothing like she expected. The baby faced actor then goes to George to complain about Gracie, and the guys develop a plan to show who’s the boss.
Felix Mills and the Swantettes perform, I’m Riding for a Fall. Having dinner together, the plan goes to work. They play it as though the actor really has mob connections. Bill is back to pitch the sponsor. Will he be a pushover for John to flex his muscle? Stand by for more mix ups when Gracie’s gangster gets his moment in the fun.