Philip Marlowe is hired by the owner of a fishing fleet that sent a man to prison for stealing from him, and now the man is free and the fleet owner is found murdered. Marlowe eventually stumbles upon the real killer.
Jack, Mary, and Rochester are late driving to the program broadcasting from the Terminal Island, California, Roosevelt Navy Base. Dennis sings "My Ideal", and plans to change his name to Dennis Hasenpfeffer. Mary and Phil sing a duet of "You Have To Talk Me Into It, Baby." Jack tells how he enlisted in the last war.
An insane professor is dishonorably discharged from the faculty after being responsible for the suicide of one of his students, and plans to seek revenge by blowing up the chapel during commencement ceremonies killing hundreds.