Jesse, an alien banished from another planet is sentenced to exile on Earth. He arrives on the planet buck naked and discovers television. To escape pursuing police, he steals a truck and later rescues a woman from falling off a cliff. With the police still in hot pursuit the woman helps Jesse escape to Los Angeles.
Jesse learns about money when he takes food from a grocery store without paying. He robs an ATM not realizing it's illegal and gets busted when he returns the cash. Police psychiatrist helps him find the swindler who also took some of it.