The Chief closes the aquarium for the evening and goes to his office to watch his TV program. He finds Squiddly watching a Western and tells Squiddly to leave. Squiddly decides that he will leave and go out West so he can see all the excitement up close and personal.
A western town is in a panic because a ruffian named Shotgun Sludge is coming to town. He enters the saloon and orders a drink. Squiddly shows up at the saloon too and Shotgun immediately does not like Squiddly and starts to shoot at him. Squiddly dresses up as an Indian and points Shotgun to a shack with gunpowder. He lights a match and it explodes. Squiddly then dresses up as a lady and points Shotgun to a tepee and when he runs through it, he falls off a cliff.
Shotgun tells Squiddly that he gives up and wants to take Squiddly's picture. It is actually a cannon in disguise, but when Shotgun fires it, it backfires and sends him off in the opposite direction. Shotgun gives up for real this time and Squiddly is a hero.
The Chief reads about Squiddly and goes out West to bring him back. Squiddly is showing a crowd how he got rid of Shotgun and accidentally shoots himself in a tentacle. He gladly goes back with the Chief after that experience.