When Sarah's cherished Hamburglar doll is missing, she fires her maid, Dora, believing she stole it. Without a maid, Sarah's life descends into squalor and chaos. Realizing she needs her maid back, Sarah sets out for Mexico, where Dora has relocated - and has become a surprisingly powerful woman.
After their mother's grave - and skeleton - is defiled, the Silverman sisters become contestants on their favorite TV show in hopes of winning the money to replace the tombstone. In the stress of competition, Sarah's childish obsession with doodie humor rocks her relationship with Laura, and threatens the honor of their departed mother.
Sarah wagers that it's easier to be a black person in American than a Jewish person, and attempts to prove it by becoming "black" for a day with the help of a makeup artist. She embarks on an odyssey in which she becomes the beloved and persecuted leader of a unique racial justice movement. Brian and Steve grievously miscalculate the potency of medical marijuana.
Sarah's curiosity is piqued when Doug, her dog, repeatedly licks his own ass. When she finally gives in to temptation and takes a taste for herself, she is witnessed in the act. The authorities take Doug away from Sarah, sending her on an odyssey of self-doubt and a quest for redemption.