While at an amusement park, Nick explains to his son, Joey, that one needs moral flexibility in order to perform his job as a lobbyist. He then explains how to argue effectively and in a manner that results in him always being right. He demonstrates this technique in an argument with Joey in which he asserts that vanilla ice cream is the best.
Jessica confronts her son's Debate teacher to learn why he cannot join the debate team when he is a better fit for it than other students. The teacher states that the Debate team is only for 5th graders and that Evan is too young. As their argument continues, the teacher turns it into a teachable moment by telling his students the aspects of debate that are occurring in the moment.
Nick teaches his son how to think about the writing prompt that his teacher assigned him. He encourages his son to think beyond the parameters that his teacher set for the prompt and reinforces the idea that you are never wrong if you are able to argue correctly.