To save some money, and to hearken back to the good old days, Fibber makes a lot of racket as he hand cranks an ice cream maker. It’s just the beast in him, although Molly suggests the simpler method of just picking it up at the corner drugstore. Tough luck seems to have befallen a relative of Mirt the telephone operator, Teeny pops into tell that she joined the Boy Scouts, at least until the Scoutmaster sent her home. She also shares a poem. Billy Mills plays, Sunday.
At Kraemer’s drugstore, the soda jerk with a way of mashing words explains there are shortages and priorities on some of the McGee’s favorite toppings. Alice Darling pops in to pick up her favorite perfume. She also tells why an old boyfriend can’t stand ice cream. As the McGees weigh on the scale, Harlowe Wilcox arrives to twist the comedy into the sponsor’s message.
Waiting for their ice cream, Molly talks to Beulah, who is confused about the coffee maker the Tubes sent her to buy. The Kingsmen sing, Billy Boy.
Fibber tries his hand at high score on the pinball machine. Mr Wellington, the movie theater manager, arrives is a little behind the time, but tells about the latest city meeting. Doc Gamble gripes at Fibber, as usual, but does it have to do with the wait for ice cream? There’s a rush on the counter, when the ice cream delivery arrives, but Fibber is still short of his treat.