The noise around the zoo is becoming unbearable. Tennesse and Chumley seek jobs to earn money for a peaceful vacation.
Termites have invaded the woods where the animals are trying to relax. After taking down several trees a visit to Mr. Whoopee is in order to find out how they can rid themselves of the pests.
Tennessee buys a barber shop. After failing badly with their first customer Rocky Manonoff arrives and wants to be made unrecognizable after robbing a bank.
Tennessee's cousin Percy is coming to visit in four weeks and Tennessee is ashamed of the condition of their quarters. They rent out their extra bed to make some money to make it presentable.
Tiger Tornado and Jerboa Jump are envious because Tennessee and Chumley's quarters are much larger and plot to have it for themselves.
Stanley Livingston has a replica of the Liberty Bell that he wants placed atop the clock tower for George Washington's birthday celebration. He asks Tennessee to get Flunky to help but Tennessee thinks he and Chumley along with the help of Baldy and Yakkety can do the job themselves.
Tennessee and his friends are watching people ice skating and between them have no money for skates of their own. They formulate a plan so they can raise money for their own ice skates.
Tennessee is directing a play about the Pilgrims and Jerboa, fearing Tennessee will get too much respect has plans to sabotage it.
Tennessee and Chumley go into the printing business, and their first customer is Rocky Manonoff, who wants them to print up counterfeit money.
Tennessee gets knocked out while cleaning the museum and dreams he is a knight tasked with slaying a fire breathing dragon
The new Koala bear at the zoo keeps ending up in Tennessee and Chumley's cage. Tennessee turns detective to see if he can find out who has been bringing him there.
Yakkity Yak inherits an airplane and Tennessee decides they should start an airline.
Tennessee and Chumley are told to watch over a dinosaur exhibit when Howlers steals the bones and buries them in the zoo grounds. They visit Mr. Whoopee to find a picture of the skeleton so they can put it back together.
Tennessee buys a plumbing shop from an ad in the newspaper. His first customer is Rocky Manonoff who has a leaky faucet in his hideout.
Tennessee and Chumley try their hand at different jobs at a circus. When they fail as trapeze artists and lion tamers the manager has them play the calliope which has disastrous results.
Tennessee dreams of an adventure where he attempts to capture Redbeard the pirate.
Stanley Livingston calls on Tennessee and Chumley to meet the painters coming to paint his office. Tennessee sends the painters away figuring he and Chumley can do the job themselves and save Stanley some money.
Tennessee and Chumley answer a help wanted ad offering a safe job. They don't realize that it is from Rocky Manonoff looking for someone to open the safe they stole in a bank robbery.