Charlie Lang is an easy, kindhearted New York Metropolis cop. When he realizes he has no cash to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang provides her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket occurs to be a winner, within the sum of $4 million. True to his phrase, Lang proceeds to share the prize cash with Biasi, which infuriates his grasping spouse, Muriel. Not content material with the association, Muriel begins scheming to take all the cash.