To sabotage his play, Lum let rumors fly that he picked each woman in town to play the leading role. Will their anticipated cat fight keep the play from happening? In the Jot ‘Em Down store, he talks with Abner about his brilliance, and wonders how the battle is raging among the women folk. If it works, he’ll be off the hook from writing more than the first act.
The gents talk about which woman would be the best fighter. Who could hold her own in an all out brawl? The imagined scene puts Abner in a state of worry over his wife Lizabeth, and what will become of her. How will that affect him and his dog, Blue?
With Abner grieving over a loss that has never happened, grandpap enters to confirm that no fight has taken place. Instead, the woman have figured it was a mistake and made their own casting call. Now what will Lum do, run away to Africky? Cedric enters with news that might save Lum after all.