Harry Ward murders his grandfather to steal his money, then looks for a place to hide from the police. In the morning, he learns that he has taken refuge in a time capsule which is about to be buried for 150 years.
An old man keeps his gold in a safe over a furnace. His nephew threatens to toss the old man into the furnace unless he provides the combination so he gives in, but the nephew kills him anyway. When he succeeds in opening the safe, the molten gold flows over him.
A mother tells her daughter that the man in the moon causes the tides but her daughter doesn't believe her. Afterward, the moon gets destroyed by a comet impact and the seas grow calm. Years later, the little girl has grown to have a daughter of her own and she tries to convince her that there used to be a moon which caused the sea to swell.