After waking up to his bed on fire, all Mr Rough (Roscoe 'Fatty'
Abruckle) wants is to enjoy his breakfast, but is interrupted by his cook
(Al St.John) and the delivery boy (Buster Keaton) fighting and almost
wrecking the place, up until they get arrested. This leaves Rough as the
new cook, as his parents-in-law are coming to lunch - and as if his
qualities as a cook and waiter weren'T qestionable enough, the whole thing
is further made into a mess by a burglar who decides to use the confusion
in the Rough-household to rob the place. But in the end, Mr Rough saves
One of Arbuckle's lesser comedies, as it seems to just
place gag after gag, many of them rather violent than really funny, and
fails to really tie them up to an even remotely satisfying narrative.
the way, one of the few films in which Buster Keaton can be seen laughing