Bianca Piper, a high school senior, tells her crush that she likes him, only to learn that he recently got back together with his girlfriend. When his girlfriend sees her, she threatens to release a video about her. Bianca stands up to her and gives her an empowering speech on self-image.
Five high school students, all from different stereotypes (brainiac, athlete, basket case, princess, and criminal) report to detention on a Saturday. The narrator indicates that these stereotypes don't truly reflect who the students are and are merely "convenient definitions" of them.
Molly's mother announces that she will take a job at the factory, much to the surprise of her children. When she tells them that she plans to build planes and assemble war machinery, her children have a hard time picturing her out of her domestic duties. They feel she should be there for them at home since their father is in London supporting the war efforts.