Exhausted from settling his subjects' disputes, King Julien replaces himself with a dummy king so he can play hooky, unwittingly sparking a rebellion.
This is the first appearance of Becca and Abner.
The episode begins with an exhausted King Julien waking up from a busy night that he can't remember. As he recovers from his sleep, he notices a crowd of lemurs outside the plane. A confused King Julien confronts Maurice who explains to him that he had thrown a huge party lasting the entire night. And through his exhaustion, proclaimed he would solve all the kingdom's problems and concerns. Clover then bursts into the plane proclaiming an angry mob is raving outside, and Maurice explains what happened. He encourages the king to do as he promised last night. Hesitant, Julien accepts and lets Clover (with Mort's help) interrogate the lemurs with questions.
The first couple to come in are Abner and Becca. They confront the king about the local watering hole, that was dirty. King Julien decrees that the watering hole will be fixed on a day he calls "Someday". Feeling good, the king procedes with some more lemurs but over time becomes bored and annoyed by their complaints. King Julien tells Maurice that he will disguise himself and go outside to see the kingdom from the perspective of his subjects. Before he leaves, Maurice reminds him he still needs him there to help his subjects. So Julien constructs a "substitute king" made out of fruit to keep the people occupie. He then leaves his crown on the "substitute king". He leaves the plane with Maurice in charge.
King Julien goes to the bottom of the tree where he sees Mort interrogating Horst who had dropped a banana earlier. Julien then sees the banana and uses it as a disguise, naming himself "Banana Guy Mike". Julien finally gets to the watering hole where he sees Abner and Becca on the beach of the lake. They then complain about the kings "someday decree". Julien immediately stirs to action, and cleans the water and takes out the trash in it. News soon spreads about Banana Guy Mike's heroism, and he accidentally makes them rebel against the king. The mob name themselves "The Lemur Alliance Liberation Army" (L.A.L.A.) and set out to revolt against the king.
Meanwhile, Maurice acts out the substitute king's thoughts and sends some confused lemurs back home with their problems resolved. Clover and Mort then come in and announce that there are no other lemurs to interrogate. Maurice states that the whole thing felt too short and then informs them of the king's mission. They then hear the angry mob storm toward the tree and put the plane on lockdown. After a few failed attempts, however, Julien manages to get inside through the windshield of the plane. Julien tells them about the mob, which Clover reminds him he started disguised as Banana Guy Mike.
Just then, the angry mob bursts into the plane. Julien apologizes for not taking their problems seriously and promises to help them solve their problems for real. One lemur questions what happened to Banana Guy Mike and the king explains he was "a fake phony". Feeling embarrassed, the crowd leaves, and Julien holds a party that night to resolve the problems. He promises to Maurice he won't let things go out of hand again.
During the party, Abner and Becca head to the plane in search of Banana Guy Mike. They then see the substitute king and the banana in back of the throne and believe that Julien had killed him. Furious over what they saw, the two decide to avenge Banana Guy Mike by plotting to kill King Julien, chanting "L.A.L.A" on their way out.