The story of a young boy who is given a special gift by "The Postman" a member of the "Time Keeping Society". Bernard, late for his best friend Karen's birthday party, finds everything goes wrong with him and he just can't keep time. However after loosing all hope, a rainbow appears and at the end is a golden watch. The watch stops time. Bernard is then able to keep time. With the help of his friend Karen, his cousin Lucy and the mysterious "Postman", he is able to fight crime, help people as well as gain a few enemies.