Note: The date for this seems wrong, but it may have been another of those recurring themes from year to year that some shows did.
The Happy Postman drops off the mail, and discusses Halloween costumes with Gracie. What are the odds that George will replace Clark Gable as the better actor? Sugarthroat Burns is showered with compliments from Gracie, as he enjoys breakfast. Will radio’s glamour boy at least consider taking Gable’s place in Hollywood’s latest production on radio, the Huxter?
Heading down to the cigar shop, George unloads his troubles. The strokes keep coming to George’s ego. But you know there’s a misunderstanding happening between George, and , Jack Carson.
At home, Gracie gets a visit from Jack Carson, but gets confused over who his Clark Gable impersonation is actually impersonating. An acting contest is to solve the matter of who is the better actor between George and Jack. Gracie knows how to press the reluctant Georges buttons, and the contest is on, . Meredith Willson plays, What More Can I Ask For.
First a little warm up by showing emotional range. Bill Goodwin arrives to hear about the contest, and add his own confusion to the event. And of course slips into plugging the sponsor. Returning with the scripts, written by herself, Gracie is also the judge of the contest. With such a biased judge, I think we all know who wins, but the comedy is in the journey as the overacting unfolds.