Li'l Abner; Ole Man Mose; Drew Pearson; Tenderleif Ericson; Daisy Mae; Available Jones; Stupefyin' Jones; Dogpatch gals; Dogpatch bachelors; Quentin Rasputinreynolds; Marryin' Sam; Moonbeam McSwine
Viking maiden Tenderleif Ericson revives in a Dogpatch cave after being frozen for 947 years. Her age gives her a head start at the Sadie Hawkins Day Race, and she chooses to pursue Li'l Abner. But when she tries to drag him across the finish line, he's rooted to the spot by the sight of Stupefyin' Jones.
Lonesome Polecat; Polecat tribe; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Dogpatchers; Mandrake P. Mothball; President; President's secretary; radio producers; Hairless Joe
Discovering that the Polecat tribe has never legally concluded peace with the United States, the government tries to buy the country from them with a truckload of trinkets. When the Polecats learn that this offer means assuming the huge national debt, they take a radio performance contract instead.
Li'l Abner; J. Colossal McGenius; Miss Pennypacker; zoot suit manufacturers; moron; warden; Gat Garson; ordinary citizens
In order to promote their product, zoot suit manufacturers pay Li'l Abner a pittance to repeatedly risk his life while wearing a zoot suit. He becomes wildly popular, and so do the suits. Makers of traditional clothing briefly spring Li'l Abner's double Gat Garson from Alcatraz so he can commit mayhem, masquerading as Li'l Abner, while wearing a zoot suit. Sales collapse and the public goes back to traditional styles.
Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Dumpington van Lump; butler; van Lump matriarchs; Dr. Snakepit; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Dogpatchers; upstairs maid; artist; policewoman; janitors
Daisy Mae is captured as a bride for wealthy Dumpington van Lump, but she refuses. The van Lumps force her compliance by starving Dogpatch, but the upstairs maid pushes her out the window and takes her place, hidden behind the bridal veil. Daisy Mae is then imprisoned by an artist until Li'l Abner comes to the rescue. Dumpington tries to kill Li'l Abner, only to be caught in a trap of his own making.
Li'l Abner; Salomey the Pig; Bounder J. Roundheels; P. Fangsgood Droolsby; chef; Dogpatchers; Joe Btfsplk; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Daisy Mae; Romeo Scragg
Roundheels, who longs to join the Gourmets' Club, needs a hammus alabammus to create the world's most succulent dish. Learning that the Yokums have the last such specimen in Salomey the Pig, he hires the Scraggs to bury them under a landslide, then steals the pig. Joe Btfsplk jinxes his plans and rescues Salomey, then causes a flood that frees the Yokums. Roundheels has himself boiled down to a single drop, taking the place of the hammus alabammus, and joins the Gourmet's Club posthumously.
Li'l Abner; Felix Fandango; jailer; dictator; La Nuisanceta; people of El Passionato
Seeking the sole copy of a Fearless Fosdick comic book, Li'l Abner finds the owner in El Passionato, waiting for execution. Learning that only the dictator can pardon Felix, Li'l Abner incites the local girls to revolt in his favor, promising he will make their lethargic men take daily trips to breathe the more vigorous air of El Tabasco. Once the revolution is over, Felix pardoned, the men recharged, the girls satisfied, and the comic obtained, he resigns as dictator.
Mistaking Li'l Abner for Gat Garson, gangsters issue a death sentence on him. Dogpatchers mortgage their homes to make the first payment on a life insurance policy, so as to cash in when he dies. But the gangsters realize their mistake, and Li'l Abner lives.
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Dogpatchers; Salomey the Pig; Abijah Gooch; Blabbermouth McJabber; It Hain't Necessarily Moe
Long the undisputed social leaders of Dogpatch (since Mammy can beat up everybody else in town), the Yokums suddenly and inexplicably find themselves at the bottom of the social scale. It turns out that a stranger, It Hain't Necessarily Moe, now wins all the fights. Mammy discovers that he has a secret partner, and clobbers them both.
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Uncle Future [Future Yokum]; Daisy Mae; Lester Gooch; Fearless Fosdick; Prudence Pimpleton; Fearless Fosdick Fan Club; bell boy; Marryin' Sam
Uncle Future, whose visions always come true, predicts that Li'l Abner will shortly be married. In order to avoid such a horrible fate, Li'l Abner takes an oath to do only what perennial bachelor Fearless Fosdick would do. In a chance encounter with the Fosdick cartoonist, Daisy Mae vents her rage, and he decides that for the sake of American girls, Fosdick must marry. When he does, the horrified Li'l Abner has to follow suit. When Fosdick's marriage turns out to be be a dream, Li'l Abner assumes that his is too. But Mammy informs him he is hopelessly, permanently married.