Ollie’s house is a mess after a wild party from the previous night. Ollie receives a telegram from his wife (who is on vacation in Chicago), which tells him that she is returning home in the afternoon. Fearing his wife’s wrath, he calls Stan over to help him clean up. Things go downhill and they make more mess not less.
Helpmates is a Laurel and Hardy Pre-Code short film comedy. It was directed by James Parrott, produced by Hal Roach and released by Metro-Goldwyn Mayer on January 23, 1932.
Stan Laurel as Stan Laurel
Oliver Hardy as Oliver „Ollie“ Hardy
Blanche Payson as Mrs. Hardy
Robert Callahan as Messenger
Bobby Burns as Neighbor in garden