When Mr. Krab's daughter Pearl is stood up for her prom, SpongeBob agrees to step in. Not wanting Pearl to feel bad about her date, SpongeBob tries to make himself tall, dark and handsome. His efforts cause much embarrassment and Pearl is distraught but not as much as SpongeBob. Pearl is finally able to see SpongeBob for the great guy that he is. Mr. Krabs uses the award to drive SpongeBob, but he dupes SpongeBob into believing he might break his ongoing winning streak and lose this month to Squidward. Squidward could care less but goes along with the ruse for fun. But when a fearful SpongeBob works so hard he humiliates Squidward at work, the battle for the award begins.