To be ‘in the doghouse’ is Australian for being in trouble with the wife.Stan, Ray, Dave and Lurky find themselves out of favour with their respective missus and so they take refuge down in Dave’s old boat-shed.  The wives expect them to crawl home half starved and full of apologies after a few hours, but the four mates decide to fend for themselves – cook, clean and shop – with the occasional drop of Red Ned in between.  They’re going to prove they can survive without the fairer sex – well – that’s the theory…and their wives are intrigued by the situation.  John O’Grady knows a fair bit about surviving, cooking, cleaning – and Red Ned.