The episode begins with the Wattersons complaining about their day being the worst day ever. Nicole asks Richard to make dinner since she is too angry to make anything, and this causes everyone else to ask each other to make dinner. Richard then gets an idea that they should have "a balanced meal with meat and vegetables" with "tomatoes, and ham served on a bread base for a slow release of energy with melted cheese on top because dairy products are good for growing children's bone structure." He also says "it should minimize dish washing, and be round in shape negating any sharp edges to avoid oral injuries." The others take this as pizza, which makes Richard sad (since he thought he had just created a new kind of food which he was going to call "the circular half-sandwich with stuff on it").