Leonard asks for a volunteer to demonstrate the pigs' last gift to the birds, a slingshot. Since Red was disruptive during his presentation, he chooses Red, who is reluctant to participate. His fellow birds and the spotlight pressure him to participate.
Kaiser Wilhelm II faces the dilemma of deciding to sponsor Lenin's return to Russian. He is fearful of creating a "Bolshevik nemesis" but reluctantly tells his advisors to allow Lenin and his compatriots to travel through Germany from exile in Switzerland in order to destabilize Russia.