Jean and Walter Hawthorne are getting tired of Hal and Sadie's constant arguing. Hal and Sadie are both grounded and forbidden to go to a bowling party. Hal wants to get a gig for his band at the bowling alley and Sadie wants to hang out with Ben. While their parents are at a costume party, Sadie and Hal work together to sneak out to the bowling alley. Meanwhile, Margaret tries to hide her "secret" from Jamie.