Stanley Ford (Jack Lemmom) leads an idyllic bachelor life and is also the president of a woman haters club. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist who has his comic character 'Bash Brannigan series' provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles (Terry-Thomas) When he wakes up the morning after of the night before when he was attended a friend's stag party, he suddenly finds that he is married to the very beautiful woman (Virna Lisi) who popped out of the cake at the party, and she also doesn't speak a word of English. He DESPERATELY tries to get the marriage dissolved and to get out of the marriage for the longest time, but after a while, he starts getting used to her being around, and eventually, even to the married life and even changes his cartoon character from a super spy to a somewhat harried husband. When after several months he decides to kill off Bash Brannigan's wife in the cartoon character, and since his wife doesn't know any english and so then she also misinterprets the comic for what it is of JUST BEING A COMIC, and his intentions also and then so she just disappears. Which leads the police to charge him with murder.