Lately, a rash of auto thefts has plagued the town, attriburted to Hotcar Harry. We find Wilmer and Skeezix talking about trying a new skill, hypnotism. Will their helper, Rufus, fall under the mind control of Wilmer? Knowing about the plan, Rufus plays along, and pretends to be hypnotized.
A customer with a flat tire breaks up the fun, but who is the stranger driving the mayors car? Hotcar harry is identified, and holds our friends at gun point. Will he be forced to hide out in the garage? Will the notorious car thief make a get away?
What else can they do? The guys get busy fixing the flat tire. Feeling brave, Wilmer decides to practice his hypnotic powers on the desperate riminal. Will the mind control work? Or will the car thief be forced to shoot a crazy guy? Let’s just say that people fall asleep in a trance, and the criminal is subdued, but hypnosis has little to do with the outcome.