After Jon's van breaks down in the desert, Nathan, the sound guy, is kidnapped by a shady trucker who demands a ransom of $10,000. Jon, Leo and Dave have to do whatever it takes to get their sound guy back and the show back in production.
Jon, Leo and Nathan have to stand alien trial in outerspace after the the van gets into an intergalactic wreck through a "star door" into another dimension.
While Jon and his crew report on the historic feud between Little Italy and Little Little Italy, Jon falls hard for one of the littlest Little Little Italians and has a tiny, torrid affair.
In the Series Premiere of Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Jon's producer is denied reentry to the US after Jon pulls a harsh prank, and Jon's story about drug lord Manta Blanca comes to an unexpected conclusion.