Oh, what a tangled web is woven by the hero of this Essanay comedy. Forty miles from his house, a man is unavoidably delayed by car trouble. Arriving home the next morning, the man is met at the doorstep by his termagent wife. When he realizes that she won't believe the truth, the frustrated hero claims that he spent the night at the home of a friend. Still suspicious, she demands to hear the story from the friend in person. In desperation, hubby asks a total stranger to pose as the friend, carefully coaching him in what he is supposed to tell the wife. The fun begins when the real friend shows up unexpectedly.
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