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