Archie is trying to establish himself on the school paper, but Reggie (the editor-in-chief) only gives him menial tasks. So, when Reggie finds out there's a philosopher in town who hates reporters, he realizes he has another assignment for Archie. But, it turns out Archie's red hair is considered lucky by Singh Songh, the philosopher. So, Archie ends up getting a story that makes him the toast of the news world.
The gang is collecting books for a charity drive, and try to get a donation from Titus Titewhad, the town curmudgeon. He throws a tantrum, and gives himself a heart attack. The teens rush him to the hospital, and he shows his gratitude by donating a rare first edition.