Angry that police detective Steve McBride is giving preferential treatment to his fiancée, reporter Torchy Blane, reporters from a rival newspaper plan a fake murder with the idea that Torchy's paper will print the story and look foolish, teaching a lesson to Torchy and McBride. The tables are turned when the fake murder turns out to be the genuine article. Written by
Doug Sederberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
GANGWAY FOR TORCHY! SHE'S GOIN' TO TOWN!
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Did You Know?
The reporter in the original stories was Kennedy, a male character. See more
When McBride tells the dead actor to get up from the floor (after he finds out about the hoax that runs out to be real), the dead man moves slightly. See more
[Trying to hit a note
Me, me, me. How'd you like my execution?
Mugsy, a Reporter
I'm in favor of it.
Followed by Torchy Runs for Mayor
Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill
and Patty S. Hill
Sung a cappella by the reporters with the modified lyrics, "Happy Marriage to You" See more