Colonels, majors, lieutenants: all of them live in the same building. Some of them have a wife or children or none, but everyone has his orderly. Major Penna is harassed by Osvaldo’s mother. Lt. Martucci gets involved in the love affair between Antonio, his orderly, and Lauretta. De Acutis, Colonel Terenzi’s orderly, falls in love with Valeria, the daughter of the retired Colonel Bitossi. Different stories about orderlies and their officers taking place in Rome.