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Season 2

The Paperhangers
Mr. Fields forces the boys to hang wallpaper to help pay off their rent.
 
1953
Uncle Bozzo's Visit
Lou's uncle, an Italian opera singer, visits, and his singing annoys Mr. Fields.
 
In Society
Bud & Lou are hired to pose as British noblemen at a swanky party.
 
1953
Life Insurance
Mr. Fields demands the boys take out life-insurance policies that name him as beneficiary, but neither can pass the physical.
 
1953
Pest Exterminators
The boys exterminate the ants at a rich lady's house, but she thinks they have killed her aunts.
 
1953
Killer's Wife
A jealous boxer and his sexy wife rent a nearby apartment and Lou is suspected of carrying on with said sexy wife.
 
1953
Cheapskates
The boys accidentally buy a crate of roller skates - which contain ill-gotten gems.
 
1953
South of Dixie
Lou overhears a man and girl rehearsing a Civil War play and thinks the danger is real. Inspired by Buster Keaton's The General.
 
1953
From Bed to Worse
The boys try to win a prize for having the best backyard garden and wind up angering their neighbor.
 
1953
$1000 TV Prize
Lou answers Mr. Fields' phone and inadvertently wins a thousand-dollar prize.
 
Amnesia
When Lou prepares to marry a girl he's only corresponded with, Bud convinces him he has amnesia and has already married a shrew.
 
1953
Efficiency Experts
The boys are hired to help control a man's daughters, who spend too much money. But they end up losing their money in a casino.
 
1953
Car Trouble
Lou wins a car in a contest, but it's a lemon, so they drive to Flint for another.
 
1953
Wife Wanted
Lou tries to marry his old girlfriend so he can inherit $10,000 but she's now dating a jealous wrestler.
 
1953
Uncle from New Jersey
To avoid eviction, the boys convince Fields that Lou has a millionaire uncle. Lou winds up masquerading as his own uncle.
 
1953
Private Eye
Lou takes a correspondence course to become a detective, and then tries to help a girl recover some old bonds.
 
1953
The Tax Return
The IRS accidentally sends Lou a check for $1,000,000.13. When he and Bud cash it, they are followed home by thugs who witnessed the transaction.
 
1953
Public Enemies
When Lou is mistaken for a fellow safecracker, the boys get involved with crooks planning a robbery.
 
1953
Bank Holdup
The boys are hired as bank guards by two robbers masquerading as Brinks guys.
 
1953
Well Oiled
Lou poses as a millionaire to help Mr. Fields get out of a breach-of-promise suit.
 
1953
The Pigeon
Lou is set up by his sexy neighbor to take the fall for her infidelity, so that Lou is the one who gets killed by her jealous mobster boyfriend.
 
1953
Honeymoon House
Lou, Bud, and Mr. Fields try to build a pre-fab house for Lou's fiancée. Inspired by Buster Keaton's One Week.
 
1953
Fencing Master
Bud volunteers Lou for a science experiment that makes him immune to pain.
 
1953
Beauty Contest
The boys judge the Miss Mud Turtle pageant, in which Mr. Fields' niece is a contestant.
 
1953
Fall Guy
Bud and Lou are hired by a couple of toughs to act as "beards" for their girlfriends to circumvent objections from their eccentric father.
 
1 May 1954
Barber Lou
Bud enlists Lou to give him a massage.
 

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