Richard heads off to a backwater town in Missouri, where he meets a young girl named Jenny. Although they become friends, Jenny is a pathological liar who manages to get him in trouble by using him as an excuse for her being late for school by saying he attacked her. When Richard show up at the school as a deliveryman, Jenny points him out as her attacker. Jenny's teacher has a talk with him and explains about Jenny's lying habit. But she now gets her teacher and Kimble in trouble again by saying she saw them kissing. When Richard attempts to clear up the situation the town turns against him and makes plans to hang him.