Jimmy forces Dave and Lisa to run for the position of boss, a job neither one of them wants. Meanwhile Joe's brothers come to town to help organize a party for their parents leading to a series of meaingless macho scuffles.
After Bill pesters Lisa once again, Dave and Lisa hatch an evil plan to make Bill the boss to teach him a lesson. Bill's reign is eerily efficient. Joe goes on a sympathy strike to support another of Mr. James companies.
Jimmy promises to rehire Matthew if someone from WNYX wins a talent show. Dave's knife throwing act is promising until he meets his old nemesis and becomes too nervous to perform. Bill ruins Beth's song. Matthew's ventriloquist act is pathetic, but he wins the competition on pity alone.
After switching jobs with Lisa, Dave vows to regain his old job by being evil. Lisa's staff meetings go awkwardly. Dave's evil plan to let Bill have fake interviews with Bill Clinton makes Bill famous. Matthew sleeps on the couch in Lisa's office.
When Dave dumps Lisa, efficiency expert Andrea investigates the affair and arrives at a surprising decision that changes the face of the office. Meanwhile Matthew's secret life is uncovered and Bill's editorializing wins him some unwanted attention.