The Simpson family are gathered together in the living room and Marge is explain to Bart how everyone has a fear of something. But Homer confidently proclaims that he does not. Marge then utters the words "Sock Puppets" and Homer freaks out. This gives Bart a great idea for a prank. Later that night, Homer is still freaked out in bed. Bart then sneaks into Homer's bedroom and performs a thrilling sock puppet show for Homer and traumatizes him. Bart has a good laugh about it.