A boy has trouble sleeping because he fears that there is an alligator lving under his bed. The boy thinks about what to do, and finally decides to lure the creature out from under his bed, using different foods he swiped form the fridge. He leads the monster with a trail of treats all the way into the garage. He locks the alligator in the garage, and goes back to sleep. He suddenly realises that his father does not know about the alligator. He kindly leaves a note explaining the situation taped to the door. He crawls back inot bed, for a good night's sleep.