Two stories — one about a mediocre bowler trying to
make it good at a top pro bowling tourney while the second deals with an ex circus owner bringing together her old circus for one last show.
In Bowling Lou seeks a winning place in the Fantasy Island bowling tourney. At the last minute he gets apprehensive about competing against such crack champions. But his wife,Margaret, reminds him
that his performance is only a fantasy.
In Command Performance, Naomi Gittings wants to bring together her old circus, not merely for a last performance, but also to ferret out the murderer of her ex-circus manager and booking agent. She is very sure that someone in the circus is responsible for their deaths. Prime suspicion falls on Richard, a down-and-out clown who has every reason to feel bitter.