Working out the details for his new radio show format, Lum is teased by Abner about hypnotism. Abner is a little confused about being held in a trance, and is skeptical at Lum’s powers of suggestion
Can Lum hypnotize Ulysses S Quincey to sing like Bing Crosby? Or use his power of suggestion to suggest that Lizabeth look like a Hollywood movie star?
Does Lum’s skills require a weaker mind than his to hypnotize someone? Showing off his amazing powers, Lum tries to put Abner to sleep. Is that such a feat? How about making Abner bark like a dog, washing the windows, and doing chores around the store?