Bob “Hit Parade” Hope tries on a couple different openings in this rehearsal episode. Topics include the weather, airplane factories, movies, hotels, bell hops, swimming pools, horses, and plenty of flubbed and re-worked lines.
Francis Langford, with the Six Hits and a Miss sing, South American Way. Francis keeps the jokes about vacationing in Palm Springs going. Themes on hotels, bell hops, bathing suits, and poolside antics. Betty Hutton joins the fun to tell about her trip back to Detroit for a family Thanksgiving dinner. She teases him about his movies, and tells about Broadway shows. They all discuss the differences between east coast to west coast lifestyle. Also that between city and country life.
Bob becomes a country boy who comes calling on Francis. Cows, bullfrogs, chores, bashful ways, and more rustic topics. Will backwards Bob ever get to kiss the girl? In the city, Bob now calls on Betty.
Does she expect flowers, or candy? In her apartment, the jive talk of the younger set begins. Fast kids, fashions, dancing, movies, necking, and more.
Betty Hutton sings, What Do You Think I Am.
Another chapter in the life of young Bob Hope finds himself being expelled. At the awkward age of 15, Bob explains to his mother why he was expelled from Azuza Military Academy.. Topics include discipline, rehabilitation, academics, and more, but will mom’s appeals get him back in? Jerry Colonna is the principle, and has a need for a good football player. The day of the big game arrives, and Bob takes the field. Fellow player, Skinny Ennis teases Bob about being fit. Topics also include training, girls, and football. Betty is the cheerleader. Jerry doubles as coach, and tells about past battles on the field. The team reviews plays. Kickoff time, and the game is on.