Jane Dana (Deanna Durbin) is the quintessential American small town 'nice girl' - and she's sick of it! Nothing ever happens in her one-horse town and her boyfriend is far more interested in his car than he is in her! Then one day, a handsome young scientist from New York City steps off the train and into her life. After a highly embarrassing incident involving a pair of bright red pyjamas and a potato, Jane's 'nice girl' image is seemingly shattered forever. Now everyone in town is talking about her and the scandalous way she's carrying on with both the scientist and her boyfriend. What is a girl to do?