Lanyard flies into Beverly Hills from Reno and checks into the Beverly Hills Hotel. The clerk informs him he's already checked in...by his wife. Mrs. Michael Lanyard is waiting in his room with a story that they married in Reno and a license to prove it. Lanyard plays along for awhile as he tries to figure out who is playing the joke on him. The game stops being amusing when one of his friends is furious with him and Lanyard has no idea why.
Lanyard helps a couple of friends who have been deep sea divers. One of them is accused of stealing silver plate from a salvage job they are involved in. Lanyard is convinced they are innocent and decides to try to proves his case.