Stan, who works in pest control, approaches Lucas about a contract. Lucas' father ordered Stan's pest control services but "forgot" to sign the contract. Lucas is hesitant to sign at first but ultimately does so because of Stan's taunting rhetoric.
Bruno Mars sings an encouraging song with the Sesame Street puppets about not giving up whenever you don't succeed the first time. The upbeat tone of the song and the lyrics tap into the emotions of the listener.
During a neighborhood meeting, Louis Huang tries to convince his neighbors that Highland Avenue should be a Halloween destination. He persuades them that Halloween is not about imagineers spending money but about allowing individuals to use their imagination to adopt an entirely new persona for the day.