Acting as deputy, Abner arrests Lum to keep him out of trouble. Lum is stubborn enough to go on a hunger strike, rather than promise to abandon his affections for Trixie Van Deusen,. Will the two friends have a falling out? Will Abner’s try at tough love make Lum understand about the gang?
Lum demands to know the charges that he’s being held on, and Abner tells him he thinks Lum’s crazy and a harm to himself. Can Lum pass a test of questions from Abner to prove his sanity? Is there any creature comforts Abner can bring to make Lum’s stay any easier?
Temptation of Lizabeth’s home cooking might be the thing to crack Lum’s resolve on his hunger strike. Will the two friends be making up soon? Cedric enters with word that the gang is breaking out their newest member on bail.