Accidents will happen in the best regulated families. A water pipe bursts in the Householder kitchen and consternation reigns supreme. Mrs. Householder 'phones in a hurry call for a plumber... See full summary »

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Frank Weed
George L. Cox ...
Proprietor of the Plumbing Shop
William Stowell ...
Mr. Householder
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Mrs. Householder
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Accidents will happen in the best regulated families. A water pipe bursts in the Householder kitchen and consternation reigns supreme. Mrs. Householder 'phones in a hurry call for a plumber, and then hurries back to the burst pipe, where she attempts to lessen the flood of water by holding her, hand over the break. The plumber arrives at last, but discovers that he has forgotten his tools. He goes leisurely back to get them. He meets some friends and joins them in a wee drippie. They become so enthralled in a discussion of politics that many drinks are consumed before the plumber remembers his mission and starts again shopward. He has only proceeded a short distance when he notices two boys fighting. He stops to show them some new kinks in the manly act and then goes on. When he reaches his shop it is noon, so he eats his lunch. In the meantime the Householder domicile is rapidly becoming a swimming tank. The plumber starts out again with his tools over his shoulder and proceeds some ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 December 1911 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the documentary A Day with the Circus (1911). See more »

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