Jack introduces Dennis Day, who proceeds to irritate him before singing "Yellow Rose of Texas." Jack flashes back to yesterday; he's relaxed about starting another television season until everybody begins badgering him with suggestions. Don Wilson's wife demands Jack stop making fat jokes at her husband's expense. More headaches await when Jack drops by Dennis Day's home do discuss his song for the show. The young man's mother believes Benny isn't giving her golden boy the treatment and exposure he deserves.moreless
Rochester is out golfing while Jack does the housework, thanks to a crooked game of gin rummy. Jack plays with Don and sticks him with the chores. Dennis drops by and sings "Let There Be Love" before Don cheats him into cleaning. Jack goes to the supermarket and has numerous run-ins with sarcastic clerk Frank Nelson, fruit seller Benny Rubin, and Herb Vigran at the meat counter. A woman is handing out samples of cake; when she leaves the display unattended, Jack sees the "FREE" sign, takes all the cakes and the tablecloth it sits on. Finally tired of Jack's pestering, Nelson shoves Jack into a cart and takes him to checkout.moreless
Jack rehearses some Dixieland music with members of his band at the studio. He does a public service announcement for safe driving and finds out his driver's license has expired. On the way to the golf course, Jack and Don drop by the Department of Motor Vehicles to have it renewed.
Renewing should be simple, but Jack's has trouble with everyone. A man who doesn't work there accepts his $3 fee and runs, a grumpy guard accuses him of cheating, and the man giving the eye exam can't see. Getting his photo taken is an ordeal as the photographer thinks he's Erich von Stroheim directing a film.