Ozzie and Darby wager on whether Darby can pull a practical joke on Ozzie within one week. With just one day left to go, Ozzie has is guard up, and he decides to attempt to play a practical joke on Darby.
Ozzie, Darby, Doc, and Butch are scheduled to be singing waiters at the Women's Club luncheon. Darby makes a bet with a nervous Ozzie that Ozzie won't make it through the event without breaking something.
Ozzie's new neighbor causes him to reassess what he does with his leisure time. He gives up bridge and tries golf, painting, horseback riding and going to the fights and finds he doesn't enjoy any of these pastimes.
Ozzie's birthday is on Saturday, it's also the Randolph's 25th anniversary on Monday. Joe wants to redecorate their home as a present for Clara. He asks Ozzie's help on how to get Clara to go to her Mother's for the weekend.