As part of gym class, Eddy and Double D are each challenged to climb to the top of the rope and ring the bell. They take different approaches to the challenge. Eddy takes the obvious approach and tries climbing the rope up to the bell. Double D, however, uses some ingenuity to get to the top with very little physical effort.
Thornton Melon needs to sign up for classes, but the registration lines are very long. Instead of cutting the line or bribing other students in order to move himself forward in the registration line, Thornton devises a plan to decrease the size of all the lines. His plan works beautifully.