Jack Carroll and his wife have a phony argument to teach their friends a lesson, but when he makes a crack that her mother is a "fat porpoise," they fight for real and she leaves him. To make matters worse, Jack runs into two men just before they don masks and rob a bank. Now he is the only one who can identify them. In spite of all this, he takes a vacation in Reno; he is convinced he can use a metal detector to find buried treasure and realize his dream of starting a rabbit farm. Coincidentally, the bank robbers make their getaway to Reno and check into the same dude ranch as Jack. In fact, they bury a suitcase full of the loot and who should find it but hapless Jack himself. This is the just beginning of Jack's troubles, as he finds himself at odds with a deputy sheriff, a roughneck sailor and a gun moll who tries (for complicated reasons) to convince the police she is Mrs. Carroll. Worst of all, Jack's wife arrives and wants a divorce. Before this mess is cleared up, Jack will ... Written by
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Did You Know?
When Eleanor Carroll checks in to the Bar Nothing Ranch, she is told that Mr. Carroll (her husband, Jack) is just down the hall in Room 222. However, when later we see Jack entering and exiting his room, the numbers on the door read 225.
Actually, it appears that room 225 belongs to the female bank robber and her 2 partners in crime and she just pulled Jack into this room once and he later exited from it. See more