Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello star in this slapstick Disney comedy about a college "genius" who lands himself in some hot water thanks to his latest experiments. When Merlin Jones (Kirk) invents a mind-reading machine and dabbles in hypnotism, he finds his scientific endeavors putting him and his girlfriend (Funicello) at odds with a judge (Leon Ames) whom Merlin believes is plotting a crime. With Stuart Erwin, Alan Hewitt. 92 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: Spanish; photo gallery.