Frederick's Christmas visit to Seattle appears to be a disaster after the shipping company sends a Barbie and a Homemade Casserole set instead of a "Living Brain." Frasier heads tothe mall for some last-minute shopping. But when Frasier can't find any of the "smart toys" that he wants to give to Frederick, he is forced to buy those toys from a strange man. Maris blocks Niles' bank accounts. And Frasier realizes that Frederick does not want the smart toys, he wants a robot that Frasier refused to buy.