Mr Lodge overhears Veronica and Archie planning elopement, but doesn't realize they're rehearsing a school play. His confusion gets both himself and Archie into the hands of the police until Veronica straightens things out. He buys 17 policeman's ball tickets from the chief.
Reggie and Veronica conspire to trash the other girls' rooms so that Veronica can win a home decorating contest. Moose thinks Archie and Jughead are causing the problem, but finally learns the truth and trashes Reggie. Betty wins the contest.
Li'l Jinx keeps interfering with Greg's marbles shot, but wants to limit the number of "do-overs." They can't find a book that will settle the question, but work it out another way with a book on boxing.
Betty and Veronica rhapsodize over a movie in which actor Rock River treats his girl friend roughly. But when Archie follows suit, hoping to please, they run him off. Having a change of heart, Betty tries to demonstrate what she'd like a tiger man to do. In the process, she breaks him down to a collapse.