The duties at Ivy College have been building, and has been weighing heavy on Doc Hall. With Spring in the air, Toddy feels the need to take some time off. Should he call in sick and play hookie for the day?
Now that he has told his lie, how can he show his face in the bright, sunny day without being found out? Toddy relearns the joys, and dangers of being a kid again as he employs Vicky in his sneaking around, and avoiding other faculty members. Will the day off work be a liberating experience, or just be the source of a self imposed entrapment?
Somehow, the Halls make it outside, and are on the way to a nice quiet picnic. Might Toddy be having trouble with his conscience for skipping school today? Though Doc Hall tries to outthink his school authorities, he still finds time to slip into a sentimental flashback. Our young lovers consider the last moments in their courtship, where there could still be time to back out of getting married. Coming out of his reverie, Doc Hall gets a bit of news that makes his day of dodging the school authorities a non issue.