The social set of the opulent Century Building dons its dapper durum, but frustration at the station blocks their site of celebration. Will scoop reporter Belinda Melinda Gelinda get the angle on the tangle? And will that primeval prima donna, Monique DeFromage, swap her furrowed features for some a mighter tighter? Tune in and see!
Mr. and Mrs. Buttersqueeze conspire to cure Sherwood B. Fine’s bachelor blues, but the lovelorn elevator operator may find the remedy more repugnant than remedial. Meanwhile, the shy and sheltered Miss Bovina’s unaccounted cuticle occasions chronic consequences, as the puritanical Minnie Mae suffers no salacious shenanigans.
Bubba Booby, renowned man of adventure, is no easy chap to chase. But while her diner dries, daughter Betty Booby joins Magna Studios executive co-producer Cyril Sedgewicke on a tramp trek to track him. Emboldened by the power of his plumber’s friend, studio head Leonard Leroy leads secretary Miss Jones on their own jolly jaunt, whilst former elevator operator Sherwood B. Fine celebrates a serendipitous selection between push buttons and steam.
Intrigue abounds in Betty Booby’s Beanery, as Mrs. Leroy’s birthday surprise leaves husband Leonard ducking more than just dirty looks. Miss Jones proceeds with a pursuant pilgrimage for a peerless pencil while, in a dark booth, talent agent Felix proposes to transform screen idol Bruce Ardon’s very large appetites into very lucrative movie rights.
Capitalizing on the mystery surrounding Dirk Preston’s murder, Latham T. Buttersqueeze plots the latest episode of his massively popular radio series. Meanwhile, eager for personal advancement, Sherwood aspires to a career move from elevator operator to personal flunky of Leonard Leroy. Miss Jones becomes exhausted from her multi-step program, and Betty Booby proffers private tutelage on the manipulation of an automated vertical conveyance.
The Radion Broadcasting Company is in a race against time to find the perfect guest star for Little Miss Charmaine von Fontaine’s variety show. But not to worry! Network president Latham T. Buttersqueeze conspires with Leonard Leroy of Magna Studios for the quintessential candidate that only cronies of their caliber could calculate!
Pipes match pipes, as the crooning Little Miss Charmaine von Fontaine peals the deal between Leonard Leroy and broadcast bigwig Latham T. Buttersqueeze. But elevator musician Sherwood discovers d’minor’s demeanor more debased than chaste. And what of Miss Jones? When she gets between the covers and flips for a spell, will it make her diction …airy?
From the comfort of their flagitious furniture, film idol Bruce Ardon discusses inflationary figures with screen siren wife Christine, as movie mogul Leonard Leroy stops and shops for props till he drops. Eager to oust his inventory, adult entertainment entrepreneur Handy Dan masterminds a method to make Monique DeFromage the next geriatric girdle get-girl.
A haute couture fashion faux pas threatens to spoil one of The Century Building’s grandest gala events for two of its notable attendees. Meanwhile, Magna Studio’s dry cleaning tab climbs to a staggering all-time high, Miss Jones gets a new admirer, and the impact of Dirk Preston’s mysterious murder threatens to incite a wave of mass apathy.
Back to work again after his encore coma, a despondent Dirk Preston laments the disappointing box office returns on Magna Studio’s latest flop flick. Looking for a reason to live, he first tries suicide. But soon, with the help of Leonard Leroy, Manuel Panache, and a wonton woman of mystery, Dirk finds just the shot he needs.