Stan and Ollie are on holiday in Paris where Ollie falls in love with the daughter of a local innkeeper. On discovering she is already married, Ollie decides he and Stan must end it all by jumping into a river. They are talked out of suicide by a French Foreign Legion Officer who convinces them instead to enlist on order to forget. The boys wreak havoc at training camp and are arrested for desertion, but make their escape in a stolen airplane. This crash lands, killing Ollie, but the pair are reunited when Ollie is reincarnated as a horse.