When a prankster throws the banana stand into the bay, Michael is forced to rebuild it. Meanwhile, Gob acts as president of the company and prepares for the annual Christmas party. But things take an awkward turn when Gob fires everyone after an employee inadvertently roasts him. Michael realizes he must woo the employees back by throwing another holiday party and decides to do it in conjunction with the unveiling of the newly rebuilt banana stand. Meanwhile, Buster plays hooky from the army and spends all of his time at the arcade grabbing stuffed animals with a skill crane.