After breaking down, the gents are relieved to get some rest in a motel room. At this rate they may never get to Tennessee, and their treasure hunt. Their only thought is to get in bed for the night, but the room is small and cramped.
All three pile into a single bed, Lum, Abner, and Cedric, and wiggling around to turn off the light is an ordeal. Cedric is suddenly worried they should bring in the pinball machine, in case someone wanted to steal it. Just as Abner dozes, Cedric soothes himself by doing bird calls.
The concept of counting sheep is foreign to him. How many does he need to find, and bring in the room? Confused about how imagination works, Cedric imagines horses… is that OK? Is there any rule to the right of way with sheep and horses jumping over the same fence? cedric is finally asleep, but now there’s something bothering Lum and Abner.