Ma and Pa are trying to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college. Ma competes in baking and Pa enters a trotter in a horse race, while Rosie takes up with handsome young Marvin Johnson.
In one scene Geoduck and Crowbar make references to Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. Director Charles Barton, and especially writer John Grant, are veterans of the Abbott and Costello features, which were also being made at Universal.
Pa, I always seem to be scoldin' you.
Pa Kettle: I know, Ma. You do all the barkin', but it's me that's always in the doghouse.
In one scene, Pa says that he and Ma have been married for 25 years. Later in the film, Ma says that they have been married for 30 years.
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