Jerry Colonna telephones Bob from jail for speeding. Skinnay Ennis sings "In The Middle Of May," then Frances Langford sings "It's Been A Long, Long Time." Joe E. Brown and Bob perform an old vaudeville routine.
A couple driving in heavy fog in the middle of the night hear a scream and the wife jumps out to investigate, and disappears into the fog. The husband searches frantically from house to house and falling to find her, seeks the aide of Gregory Hood and they eventually find her unconscious, near a murdered man.
The Sisters with Curt Massey start the show with "I Wish I Were in Michigan," then the Sisters sing "Come to Baby Do." Curt Massey sings "It's Been a Long, Long Time." Ethel Merman sings "I got rhythm." The Sisters are presented with the Green Room Award then sing "Lily Bell." Patti and Curt sing a romantic duet.
Charlie has played hooky from school by claiming he had to take care of a sick Bergen, but now must convince Bergen he really is sick before the school can check. Effie Klinker talks about her dancing lessons. Guest Louis Bromfield discusses farming with Charlie and Mortimer. Don Ameche honors Benjamin Franklin for the upcoming anniversary of his birth.
On Board Of Education Day, an editorial written by Walter for Mr. Conklin to read at the ceremony is too critical of the School Board, so Miss Brooks talks Mr. Conklin into writing one himself. Walter accidentally tears up Mr. Conklin's speech thinking it's his own, so Stretch Snodgrass tries to put it back together, but mixes it with two other torn papers.
Jack and Don discuss exchanging gifts and then Jack and Mary talk about their New Years celebration. Phil talks about his New Years resolutions and Jack looks over Phil's expense account from their New York trip. Mary tells what happened when Jack and the gang went to the Rose Bowl game.