Taxes in Fibber’s day weren’t due until March 15, but he’s getting an early start on it to have time to figure out the complicated forms. Alice Darling pops in to hear a little about Fiscal Fibber McGee. Her method of dealing with the forms might not be the way to go. Getting all fired up, Fibbers phone call to complain to the government gets intercepted. He learns about Mirt the phone operator’s Christmas gift. Harry Vonzell returns as a follow up to a substitute appearance he did the previous week. Will he be paid for his troubles this week? A trip to the hall closet to look for a phone book leads to disaster, and a musical number from
As the deductions and calculations continue, Mr Wellington, the theater manager visits. He shows off his poetic skills, but what did he come for? Harlowe Wilcox enters, but is surprised to find that Harry didn’t substitute for him voluntarily. How will this work into a commercial? Don’t worry. It does.
Harry sneaks back to defend his request to be paid, and avoid an encounter with Harlowe. Teeny pops in to pester Fibber, and tell the latest happenings down at the Bon Ton department store, and the monster sale there. Too bad they were all out of monsters. The Kingsmen sing, Skip to My Loo.
The tax form is filled out, and sent to the mail. Doc Gamble visits to bicker with his favorite patient. Harry makes yet another appearance, but he’s not going to stay around is he? Doc may have a secret for Fibber that undoes alll his hard tax filing work.