When Mom, Lisa, and Maggie go out to a ballet, Dad has to make dinner for him and Bart. He gives Bart a choice of frozen fish nuggets or pork-a-roni. Bart says it's a toss-up and Dad mixes them together calling it fish pork-a-roni! Bart then claims it tastes like dog food and Dad gets angrier. While Dad scolds Bart for not eating his food he drops his fork and Bart empties his food onto Dad's plate. Bart is astonished to receive another helping of fish pork-a-roni after Dad thinks he finished his helping. When Marge, Lisa, and Maggie return home, they find Dad and Bart sleeping on couch talking in their sleep about fish pork-a-roni.