When the guys find Joe's dad, Peter must pretend to be Joe when he learns Joe's father hates handicapped people; after Stewie learns he will grow up to be only 5'1", he becomes friends with Tom Cruise, who happens to be short as well.
When the guys go to an abandoned asylum to gain inspiration for a new horror movie, they accidentally kill a man who they think is keeping them hostage. Annoyed with Brian is perceived pretension, Stewie endeavours to destroy his glasses.
Peter learns about phone apps and overloads his phone with them. He buys a new phone with more memory and gives his old phone to Chris, which causes a series of horrible events. Meanwhile, Stewie joins a tennis club and invites Brian to be his tennis partner.
Meg discovers that the cool kids only elected Chris homecoming king just to prank him. In the meantime, Peter, Joe and Quagmire look for a new black friend when Cleveland starts hanging out with Jerome.