On the first day of his job working for Abner, Mousey learns that he was only hired to teach a Lum a lesson. Abner is ready to be charitible to Lum again, but often these things tend to work out a half step too late. Thinking he has some inside scoop, Lum plans to have a nervous breakdown in an attempt to play on Abner’s sympathy. Will Lum’s fake breakdown work? What does a person with a nervous breakdown look like anyway?