Jack is sick with a bad cold and Rochester is his nurse and Mary is fixing him something to eat. Jack is waiting for his lawyer to show up as Jack wants him to break Don Wilson's contract as Jack is blaming him for his cold.
In a flashback, we learn that after a show rehearsal, Don Wilson invites them to his house to see some anniversary gifts
and Jack repeatedly warns Don to check with his wife, Lois, Don always declines. After arriving at Don's house and after Jack is told by Mary to pay the $1.85 taxi bill and Jack gives the driver a 15 cent tip., Don is now worried that he should have checked with his wife first. Don has them wait at the corner of the house while he checks with Lois.
Lois informs Don that she just opened a can of tuna as she didn't have time to go shopping. Don decides to have the
gang show up unexpectedly. Don invites Mary and Bob in first. Dennis Day and Jack have to wait. Jack tells Dennis that
it looks like rain. a couple of minutes later, Don comes out and invites Dennis to come and tells Jack to wait. Then it starts to rain and Jack is soaked and decides to go in the house. As he stands up, Jack is accosted by a burglar who tells Jack: "Your money or your life". Jack pauses and the burglar says it again and Jack responds: "I'm thinking it over".
Don then yells for Jack to come in now. Back to the present and now we know why Jack caught his cold. Jack's attorney, Mr. Kearns, hand him Don's contract and after reading it, says he changed his mind about getting rid of Don. After seeing what he pays Don, Jack says " I deserve it" (the cold). One last bit has Jack trying to get free medical information by calling up Mary's doctor and pretending to be a game show, "Take It or Lose It", calling and asks the doctor how to treat bronchitis.
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