While trying to open a jar, a series of unfortunate circumstances occur. The advertisement, however, explains that with the Jar Glove, none of the witnessed events would have occured in the first place.
Marcus visits an NYC bagel deli that is looking to expand. He offers advice on how they can reuse other food scraps to make a new product. He invests in the company and shows the husband and wife duo how to market themselves and drive up sales.
Mr. Snatcher and his subordinates search for the boxtrolls by hitting boxes and seeing which ones respond to the impact. A couple of boxtrolls escape capture and flee to their underground civilization.