Robert Young, Sr., and Bob Young, Jr., are two devoted husbands. They send their wives away for a six weeks' vacation. The wives, rather loath to go, impress instructions on their husbands ... See full summary »

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Robert Young, Sr., and Bob Young, Jr., are two devoted husbands. They send their wives away for a six weeks' vacation. The wives, rather loath to go, impress instructions on their husbands to look well after the house, to water the grass and plants, feed the dog and kitty, and duly attend to various household duties. The husbands promise; being left alone, they straightway go to the grocer, the florist and other supply stores and order in feed and equipment to carry out the injunctions. They certainly do work. The grass and plants are deluged with water six times a day, the house is scrubbed inside and out from cellar to roof. A veterinary is consulted on treatment of the dog, and all advantages are worked to the limit. Horror seizes on the women, who return a week before expected. On entering the front garden the grass has grown to such a height that they can hardly wade through it to find their way to the door. The plants have grown to big trees. The dog is four times the size at ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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28 August 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy A Burnt Cork (1912). See more »

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