Anger-prone Ralph is sent to the company psychiatrist who advises him to end his friendship with Norton, who in turn mistakes Ralph's farewell letter for a suicide note and begins to shadow his big buddy to keep him from doing something drastic.
Ralph basks in the spotlight when he helps capture a notorious gangster, but his fame turns sour when the hood escapes. Ralph: Jackie Gleason. Norton: Art Carney. Alice: Shelia MacRae. Trixie: Jane Kean.
Ralph involves Norton in his latest get-rich-quick scheme---a hair-restoration formula for men. Alas, the formula costs Ralph's boss his hair. Norton: Art Carney. Ralph: Jackie Gleason. Alice: Shelia MacRae. Trixie: Jane Kean.
A rent increase drives the Kramdens to the country, where Ralph (Jackie Gleason) buys a duplex and takes the Nortons in as tenants. But Ralph's overbearing approach to being a landlord soon turns his best friends into his biggest headache. Trixie: Jane Kean. Ed: Art Carney. Alice: Shelia MacRae.
After a fortune-teller predicts he will commit murder within a week, a superstitious Ralph moves in with Ed until the week is up. Trixie: Jane Kean. Ed: Art Carney. Alice: Sheila MacRae. Ralph: Jackie Gleason.
Ralph tries to score points with his boss by taking up a collection to buy the man's daughter an expensive watch as a wedding present, but after stumbling across it, Alice (Shelia MacRae) thinks the watch is for her. Trixie: Jane Kean.
Alice's conniving brother persuades Ralph and Ed to invest in a hotel located along a proposed highway, but the guys' dreams of weath are detoured when the road is rerouted. Alice: Shelia MacRae. Trixie: Jane Kean. Ed: Art Carney. Ralph: Jackie Gleason.