By the time they made this, Laurel and Hardy had been working together for almost twenty years. In comparison to many other L&H pictures, it is woeful. (But compared to what passes for comedy lately
, it's hysterical!) They made three more films after this one and none was particularly
good or successful; this was about the last of it and, for that alone, it merits watching. Stan and Ollie are mail-order detectives hired to guard a new bomb at the inventor's house. The house is incredibly modern (what the futuristic set designers thought houses would be like in the 1980s) and
understandably befuddles them. Criminals attempt to steal the explosive but are foil...