Jerry gifts Elaine a Native American statue and is unaware that one of her friends, Winona, is a Native American. He tries to make up for the situation but finds himself caught up using offensive jargon again.
War veteran Walt Kowalski is invited to his neighbor's house, where he is educated on the cultural practices of the Hmong people. He doesn't show them very much respect initially.
When a Japanese car company buys an American plant, the American liason must mediate the clash between two parties. The liason enters the meeting with his own set of ideas for cultural appropriateness. It is evident that he is not well-versed in Japanese culture.