Jughead is at the arcade with Archie and Reggie. They suggest that he try out the Marrying Machine and it prints out a picture of Big Ethel who conveniently shows up and starts chasing Jughead. Jughead attempts to escape on a stationary bike, then in a hall of mirrors. Archie and Reggie finally catch up to him at the Chok'lit Shoppe where Archie tries to return the picture of Big Ethel to him and gets punched for it.
Archie is determined to let out his emotions, but Moose is already beating up another kid, so Archie decides not to let out his anger on Moose. Reggie is demonstrating his muscles to a girl, so Archie decides that can wait until later. He decides to confront Veronica, but finds her throwing books at her butler. Betty, is also on a tirade. He finally tells of a little boy playing with a toy truck on the sidewalk.
Archie gives Jughead a belt so he will spend a day with Reggie and leave Veronica free to spend the day with Archie. Jughead accidentally walks into a door and gets a black eye. Reggie hears Archie gave Jughead a belt and sees the black eye and gets the wrong idea.