At the wedding rehearsal, and acting as Justice of the Peace, has Lum married Cedric to the Widow Abernathy? Can it be annulled? Was it all just an accident? Or did Lum do it on purpose? Lum explains why the marriage isn’t actually valid. If he can keep up the charade, it could buy him some time to get out of the wedding as the deadline expires.
With the new contraversy on hand, can Lum keep Mose Moots happy, and keep his sponsorship for the radio station? As Lum steps out, Ben Withers enters to get caught up on the wedding gossip from Abner. They joke about the age difference, and mismatch between Cedric and the widow.
Cedric enters to tell about his awkward situation, being in the Third Reader with all the widow’s kids. What will his long time girlfriend Clarabelle have to say? Will Cedric face up to his new responsibility as a new dad? Lum comes back with yet another complication to his marital woes.