With only 2 more shopping days till Christmas, Don introduces that fugitive from Gimbles basement. Responding with jokes about the vicious little old ladies out bargain hunting, Jack greets Mary. She teases about Jack’s cheap gifts. What does Don and the cast think of Jack’s latest film with Fred Allen, Love Thy Neighbor? Phil Harris and Jack trade punches as they joke about gifts for each other. Phil plays, Jingle Bells.
Dennis Day enters with his own encounter with the wild women of Christmas. Will he fall for Jack’s advice in picking up the check at dinner? The gang head out for some shopping, right after a phone call from Rochester. He has some explaining to do on his whereabouts for the past 10 days. Dennis sings a medley to include: The First Noel, Away in a Manger, O Come All Ye Faithful.
In the department store, Jack reviews his shopping list. Salesmen who don’t sell, customers who confuse Jack for the floorwalker, and expensive collar buttons are in store for Jack. Kenny Baker makes a return appearance, after being away from the show for 3 years. How does he like working for his new boss, Fred Allen?
Note: Voice actors from Fred Allen’s show round out the cast. Minerva Pious, John Brown, and others