To convince the reader that home is best
To tell a funny story about a journey
To explain what not to do when you travel
Have Shlemiel arrested
Find out if there is another Chelm
Give Shlemiel some food
The blacksmith points him in the wrong direction.
When Shlemiel is sleeping, he turns Shlemiel's boots around.
He gives Shlemiel a map that has wrong roads on it.
Shlemiel decides that there are two Chelms, and he is in the other one.
Shlemiel decides that he has made it home safely.
Shlemiel decides that the passerby is not telling him the truth.
Mrs. Shlemiel thinks that Shlemiel has lost his mind.
Mrs. Shlemiel thinks that he has really visited Chelm Two.
Mrs. Shlemiel thinks that Shlemiel is not really Shlemiel, but someone else.
The village elders want to discuss with him how Chelm One and Two are different.
His friends and family don't know what else to do with Shlemiel.
Shlemiel is taken to the village elders to become one of the elders.
Gronam Ox tells Shlemiel to leave at once.
Gronam Ox tells Shlemiel to leave and head for Chelm One.
Gronam Ox tells Shlemiel to wait for the real Shlemiel to come home.
Gronam Ox hires Shlemiel to watch Mrs. Shlemiel's children.
Gronam Ox is able to cure Shlemiel's craziness.
Gronam Ox has Shlemiel leave so that Mrs. Shlemiel can find a new husband.
Been eaten by mountain cannibals
Married a demon princess
Fallen off the edge of the world
He finally has a job he is good at.
He believes that trips lead nowhere.
He is too old and weary to travel.
Know you have seen it before
Forget where you put something
Try to avoid it if you are able