Forced by a horrific storm to seek cover for the night, Felix knocks at the palace door of boastful Old King Cole. Felix and King Cole are threatened by the ghosts of Cole's ancestors. The king and his minions are terrified of the night, but the king, putting on his best face, lets Felix in and begins his constant bragging, which the palace's ghosts can't stand. So the ghosts take the living spirit out of the king and haunt him with his own tall tales, and literally turning the tables on the old gasbag. Felix finally destroys the ghostly hordes with bolts of lightning and rescues Old King Cole.