The Beauty Contest

The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes organizes a beauty contest, and Fred and Barney are chosen to judge it, against their will, as they anticipate their wives’ jealousy. They must deal with the girls’ displeasure as a parade of contestants come to their houses, and with pressure from various contestants’ boosters, including Mr. Slate, who wants his daughter to be chosen, and a gangster who wants them to pick his “Cookie.”