As Red jokes with his cast, it becomes clear that Santa is missing, and people aren’t getting their presents. As the jokes roll along, Rod O’Conner joins Red as they drive through town to see what the problem might be.
Willie Lump Lump, the town drunk gets in the way of the clowning around. And Red has a brief brush with a lady pickpocket. Where could Santa be?
Junior the mean little kid is the most likely suspect, and they guys go to see if Santa is at his house. Lurene Tuttle is Juniors mom, and by the way she was also the lady pickpocket. Rod and Red confront Junior, and rescue the captive Santa, so everybody will get presents and have a nice Christmas.