Brenda agrees to go out on a date with Gary. She has second thoughts when she finds out the real reason he asked her: it is to accompany him to his parents' place for dinner as he has told them that they have been dating for the last six months. He chose Brenda specifically because she is the type of girl his parents would like, despite she being nowhere near Gary's type. Brenda still decides to go along with the ruse. Shortly before they would be heading off to the dinner, Brenda comes down with the flu. Gary can't tell his parents the truth about Brenda's illness as that's the excuse he's used every other time they have suggested getting together. Brenda still decides to go if only to help Gary. If only to keep Brenda in bed where she truly belongs, Rhoda reluctantly agrees to be Brenda for the evening in front of Gary's parents. Beyond Rhoda trying to remember all those made up things Gary has told his parents about Brenda, many of those things which Rhoda doesn't even know, Rhoda ...