As Colonel Nutt is experimenting with explosives, a new janitor is joining his household. The inept janitor proceeds to make life difficult for the rest of staff. Meanwhile, a foreign agent arrives at the house in hopes of getting Col. Nutt's latest invention. The inventor throws him out, so the agent then employs a thug to get the formula. When police head to the Nutt home to start an investigation, a complicated fracas ensues. Written by
Did You Know?
The film is composed of fragments filmed, but not used, in two of Charles Chaplin
's movies, namely Work
(1915) and Police
(1916), and footage from a third never released film, "Life". See more
Two sets of arms can be seen dumping a can of garbage over a
fence that Charlie supposedly did by himself. See more