Back at home, Soos starts up the game and is introduced to . Dipper and Mabel appear asking where Soos is, to which Stan replies that he had not come to work today, for the first time ever. GIFfany, a pink haired girl that studies at the game's setting, a magic romance academy. GIFfany asks Soos to carry her books, and Soos chooses the wrong answer, but . GIFfany finds him amusing and laughs leading Soos to wonder why anyone would abandon the game as it was so realistic it was almost as if . Dipper and Mabel head towards Soos' house, where they find him still slouched in front of the computer, having interacted with .
Soos is reluctant to throw it out as he says that he likes . Shortly afterward Soos meets up with Melody and they enter the pizzeria just as Stan prepares to steal the animatronic. GIFfany who glares at them from the television screens. This possession also causes the animatronic Stan is about to steal to attack him. GIFfany then blocks Dipper, Mabel, Soos and Melody from the exit before turning some nearby skeeball games into cannons that shoot balls at them, causing them to take cover behind an arcade machine.
Soos engages in some conversation with Melody but gets a fright when he sees . GIFfany, through the monitors in the arcade, expresses her distaste for Melody and that wants she to get rid of her. She soon travels through the arcade games onto the main stage. Soos tells Melody to stay with Dipper and Mabel and attempts to lure .
Seeing the badger as just what he needs, Stan asks the manager to sell the badger to him, but he declines.
The manager, Gary, says that Stan is too old and couldn't handle it. Back at Beebly Boop's Videogames store, Soos, Dipper, and Mabel are sitting on a bench. Seeing Reggie and his fiancée, he hides in a video game store, not wanting to be seen without a date.
GIFfany on one of the arcade screens with the caption "You paused me? After making an awkward excuse, Soos flees to Dipper and Mabel, who have been watching their date, and tells them that . GIFfany away from the group as the rest of the group tries to escape from the remaining animatronics.
Meanwhile, Stan attempts to fight the animatronic that is now attacking him but is unable to.
Soos says he could get a girl by the end of the week but quickly realizes that he wouldn't be able to fulfill his promise.
The next day in the Mystery Shack, Stan confronts a kid and asks him if he wants to see Old Goldie, an attraction of the Mystery Shack.
Mabel then advises Soos on how to get a date: eye contact, conversation and confidence, all in which Soos fails when he tries to flirt.
Meanwhile, Stan is seen throwing Goldie away into the dumpster and, after an awkward parting, follows some children into Hoo-Ha Owl's Pizzamatronic Jamboree.
Dipper reveals that they had seen the whole thing and that he had performed perfectly. GIFfany about it however, she becomes enraged saying that he's her boyfriend and no-one else's. Stan says, as he is leaving through a window, that "sometimes a man has to steal an animatronic badger," and then proceeds to fall out of the window.