Phil takes a basket-weaving class and must write a composition about it. Frank Nelson plays an instructor.
Liz becomes convinced that she and George should improve themselves, and tries to impress one of George’s associates (played by Frank Nelson.)
McGee decides it’s time to get in shape. Frank Nelson plays a radio announcer.
The gang performs a football sketch. Frank Nelson and Arthur Q. Bryan play announcers.
Liz talks George into giving her driving lessons. Frank Nelson plays a police officer. Bea Benaderet, in the days before the characters of the Atterburys were added, plays the driver Liz runs into.
Jack goes to a dentist (Frank Nelson) for his toothache. Nelson’s character isn’t as acerbic here as he would later become, but there are hints. Peter Lind Hayes plays Fred Allen in a dream sequence.
Guest Georgie Jessel relates the story of Jack’s life. Jack’s actual birth year of 1894 is mentioned, a rarity for the show – though the assertion is made that that was 39 years ago. Frank Nelson plays a doctor.
The gang’s adventures before the show are heard. Arthur Q. Bryan plays the sponsor and Frank Nelson plays a reporter interviewing Jack about his recent trip to Brazil.
As Jack prepares to leave for New York to do his first television show, Dennis asks to borrow $50,000 to start a candy business. Frank Nelson plays a ticket clerk.
To promote the scrap metal drive for the war, Jack donates his Maxwell to a scrap dealer. Frank Nelson plays the owner of the salvage yard.