After Laura reveals on television that Alan is bald, she visits him to apologize. Because she avoids communicating her apology directly, she confuses Alan and leads the conversation into a direction she did not intend.
Ed's lack of communication on a bad day makes it impossible for Eddy and Double D to know what will cheer him up. They try exposing Ed to a variety of things that he enjoys, such as puppets, chickens, and comic books, but none of their attempts are successful.
Julius has a day off and drops hints at Tonya to rush her off to work. She believes he does so because he wants to relax and have the day for himself. Instead, he switches into his uniform and heads out to work.