With the housing shortage, Orson tries to find an apartment. A jazz group plays "That's A Plenty." Orson rents a lawnmower from Jack Benny, and Dennis Day delivers it. Orson rehearses a play with his secretary, and Dennis. Orson recites a scene from Hamlet.
Edgar Bergen refuses to let Charlie McCarthy have a Halloween party. Bergen tries to tell a ghost story. Commercial for Charlie McCarthy's Radio Game. Actress Madeline Carroll performs with Don Ameche in the play, "There's Always Julia." Judy Canova and her kin, tell of their visit to a football game. Madeline presents Charlie with a letter from one of his French admirers.
Edgar Bergen is studying to be an eye doctor and wants to examine Charlie's eyes. 2 minute delay in broadcast. Clark Gable and Don Ameche play a scene from "All's Quiet on the Western Front." Charlie, Clark, and Nelson Eddie compete to win Dorothy Lamour's heart. The Stroud Twins perform a comedy routine.
A woman meets a dying man who says a "man in black" has shot him. When she reluctantly reports the murder to the police, they don't believe her because they found no body, but later she finds her own life in danger.
The shopkeepers in town are contributing eggs in the Annual Easter Egg Hunt to advertise their businesses, and when anyone finds one of the special eggs, they win a cash prize from the shopkeeper. Mel entered an egg for his Fix-it shop but can't afford to pay the prize.