Skelton as Freddy the Freeloader is a surprise participant in a fashion show to the exasperation of Terry-Thomas and Nancy Wilson as store employees. Nancy sings "Uptight" and "Music That Makes Me Dance." A grocery store owner must contend with robbers, complainers, and police looking for mobsters.
San Fernando Red finds a rich sucker in a wealthy Montana rancher played by Godfrey. His huge acreage is going bone dry for lack of rain, so Fernando first tries to sell him a rain-making contraption, then they both go up in a rickety airplane to seed the clouds. Red and Arthur do some blackouts, and in the Silent Spot, a medieval painter pleads with a short-tempered King for a commission at the royal gym.
George works for a romance magazine where the boss insists on seeing his married home life, but at the last minute his wife leaves him, and co-worker Berle must pretend he's her. The silent spot shows Red playing Santa on a snowy roof.