Sam Cooper is twenty-two years old and his life is going nowhere fast. His frustrated girlfriend Selene finally leaves him, hoping to find a more mature man. Sam decides to turn his life around. Sam creates a super-powered alter ego: Samson Chin - The Defender of Facial Hair. With a beard of biblical proportions, Sam sets out to defend his city's facial hair. However, another citizen is taking the law into his own hands. Sweany equates facial hair to plague. The Demon Barber of Christopher Street vows to rid the city of evil manes. The two battle fiercely for the future of facial hair. In the end, Sweany makes Samson Chin choose between his beard, a symbol of hope, and the love of his life - Selene.