This was one of the last comedies Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle made for Keystone before going independent. It's his usual family affair, featuring his then-wife, Minta Durfee, and nephew, Al St. John, in prominent roles. The short opens up with Arbuckle beginning his new job as janitor at New York's Shortacre Building. While performing his duties in the offices of broker I. Steele, he encounters Mrs. Steele (Durfee), who mistakes him for one of her husband's clients -- a certain R. U. Stout of Showme, Missouri. Since Steele is nowhere to be found, she obligingly asks the stranger to lunch. When Steele (William Jefferson shows up, his office boy (St. John) tells him that his wife has gone to lunch with the new janitor. Steele has a fit of jealousy and rushes to the restaurant with a gun. As soon as he's gone, the real Stout (Arthur Earl) appears and, along with the office boy, chases after him. They all meet up at the restaurant and amidst much mayhem everything gets cleared up. Stout signs the necessary papers at the last possible moment before his option expires.
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