春草闖堂

相府小姐李半月與丫環春草往華山進香,歸途上,遭吏部尚書之子吳獨調戲。薛玫庭路見不平,挺身相救,錯手打死了吳獨,事後投案自首。公堂之上,誥命夫人逼知府胡進立即處死薛玫庭。春草聞訊,雖來不及回府向小姐稟報,但她靈機一觸,闖入公堂,訛稱薛玫庭是宰相的女婿。礙於權勢,胡進免薛玫庭死罪。胡心有不甘,親往相府與小姐對證。春草巧施妙計,既使小姐默認婚事,又使宰相在眾官員面前認薛玫庭為婿。最後,胡被宰相踢出府門,老相國又接納了薛玫庭為女婿。



Chuncao Barging into the Court

Li Banyue is the daughter of the Prime Minister. With her maid, Chuncao, she goes to the Huashan Temple and makes an offering of incense. On the way home, Li is accosted by Wu Du, son of the Minister of Civil Service, who tries to make advances. Xue Meiting comes to her rescue but accidentally kills WuXue turns himself in  at the court of the prefecture.
 

At the court, the minister’s wife intercedes and persuades district magistrate Hu Jin to sentence Xue to execution. News reaches Chuncao, yet there is no time to take the news to Li. In a flash of genius, cleverChuncao barges into the court claiming that Xue is the son-in-law of the Prime Minister. Bowing to the higher power, Hu pardons Xue. Indignant, Hu visits the Prime Minister's mansion to verify the case with Li. With her trick, Chuncao allows Li to give tacit consent to the marriage and makes the prime minister recognize Xue as his son-in-law in the presence of other officials. In the end, the prime minister expels Hufrom his residence and accepts Xue as his son-in-law.