The story begins with Ned, he is on his way home and ends up in a terrible accident which takes his life. The children watch their father die from the house. After the funeral, Rod and Todd move in with the Simpson family. A month later, the pain subsides and the children are slowly merging into the Simpsons family. On Saturday morning, the children are up early to enjoy some Saturday morning cartoons. After watching an episode of Itchy and Scratchy, the children cheer, but Rod seems to lose his sense between reality and fantasy. He repeats the act that he saw on TV and stabs Todd to death. Marge finds the body and screams.