With a collection of broadcast misfits including a spacy idealist, a prosperity pitchman, an aspiring news anchor and a cult guru with a fondness for explosives, David and Karen struggle to keep their weekly talk show, Self Help Television, on the air.
David and Karen are at the helm for what proves to be a typically unpredictable episode of their show.
When he discovers that their parent company is considering cancelling the show due to low revenue, David decides to take matters into his own hands.
Karen finds herself unexpectedly in the director's chair when David disappears to search for advertising clients.
Dodging questions from their producer about the adventures of previous episodes and the whereabouts of their missing director, Karen continues to fill in for David.
When advertising revenue isn't enough to keep the show on the air, David decides to try a new approach to raising money.
Lava Man stars in a new segment designed to raise money by blowing up various objects sent in by viewers.