Don Quixote and Sancho Panza attend the grand wedding. But the bride’s original suitor turns up and says over his dead body.
Four days of relaxation before Don Quixote drags Sancho Panza back out onto the road, where they witness a fencing duel.
The pair meet a hidalgo, then a cart loaded with two lions. Despite protests from everyone, Don Quixote insists on facing the lions to show what sort of a man he is.
They meet a mysterious knight and his squire, whose boasts about beating Don Quixote de la Mancha don’t ring true. So off to combat.
First Sancho convinces Don Quixote that an ugly peasant girl stinking of garlic is Lady Dulcinea, then they bump into a troupe of actors and nearly get stoned again.
After last ditch attempts to stop them, Don Quixote and his squire Sancho Panza are off on their third sally, this time heading for Lady Dulcinea in El Toboso.
Despite being left alone being pampered for a month, Don Quixote’s madness remains. He learns that a book has been written about his misadventures.
Don Quixote is brought down from the mountains, only to run into further trouble at an inn. Eventually he’s tricked into being taken by oxcart back to his village.
A goatherd’s story leads to an almighty punch-up, which is interrupted by a procession praying for rain. Don Quixote disrupts that, and gets knocked down, apparently dead.
Seeing that Don Quixote might discover their deception, the priest and the barber hurry him away in a cage on the back of an ox cart. He still thinks he’s enchanted by a spell.