When Carrie agrees to Arthur's choices for what to eat for dinner and which movie to rent, Doug gets upset that he doesn't get his way, so he cajoles Arthur into wanting the same things he does. However, Carrie soon realizes what Doug is doing and to foil Doug's plan, convinces Arthur to go on a diet. As a result, Doug is no longer able to get what he wants to eat by manipulating Arthur. When Doug tries to go behind Carrie's back to trick Arthur again, Carrie exposes Doug's scheme. Meanwhile, Spence camps out for days at the movie theatre to be the first in line for the premiere of a new fantasy flick. Unfortunately, when Spence has Deacon hold his place in line, Deacon momentarily steps out of line and loses Spence's chances of seeing the flick.