Chris administers management training to Ron and April, who begrudgingly agree to be trained. Ron and Chris disagree over management strategy is best, so they experiment with Jerry and get mixed results. Meanwhile, April's plan all along was to ditch the training so she could steal money from Chris and hang out with her husband.Both Chris and Ron agree April will make an excellent manager.
Meanwhile, Leslie is fighting to get rid of some of the oldest laws in Pawnee since they are racist, sexist, and completely out of touch with modern day society. Unfortunately, Garth, a citizen of Pawnee decides to filibuster the council's meeting and Leslie makes a deal with him that if he can live in an olden day society without any modern technology, he can keep the laws. Leslie soon finds out Garth appears to be lonely and can withstand not having technology for a long time. She invites Garth into the historical society and he agrees to drop his protest of the charter.
Ann and Ben get into a bidding war over an old waffle iron from JJ's because they both want to give Leslie the best present for "Breakfast Day," one of both Ben and Ann's respective anniversaries with Leslie. In the end, they agree to approach Leslie about her going overboard on gifts and agree to one week of presents a year for each of them.