So You Think You're Not GuiltyApril 15, 1950
Joe McDoakes (George O'Hanlon) pleads "not guilty" to a traffic violation but is convicted anyway. Handling this setback in his usual manner, the two-dollar fine quickly pyramids to a 10-year jail sentence.
So Your Wife Wants to WorkJuly 13, 1956
Housewife Alice McDoakes wants to return to work to add income to the household. Her husband, Joe McDoakes, would rather she stay at home to tend to her domestic duties. When Alice threatens to return to her old job as bus driver, which would be the worst situation in Joe's mind, a reluctant Joe agrees to her request to get her a job at his office. He makes a deal with his boss, Mr. Batten, to give her the worst jobs in the office so that she'll want to quit and go back to being a housewife. But given tedious job after impossible job, Alice manages to come through with flying colors time after time. Although Mr. Batten agrees with Joe that a woman's place is in the home, can he argue with success? Joe figures he only has one choice in solving the matter to his desired end goal.
So You Want to Hold Your WifeNovember 22, 1947
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes, dissatisfied, attempts to save his five-years marriage to Alice.
So You Want to Wear the PantsNovember 8, 1952
It's a dangerous hypnotic suggestion when a psychiatrist tells Joe and Alice to switch points of view during a session.
So You Want to Be a BachelorSeptember 22, 1951
"I never knew what happiness was till I got married—and then it was too late," Joe recalls, flashing back to bachelor days and his courtship with Alice.