Dan thinks the whole world is against him. Maybe it is, and maybe it isn't -- not even his laid-back friend Chris is totally sure. Maybe Dan's just imagining it all. But, like Chris, you can't help going along for the ride when Dan dreams up his wild plots to get even with whoever or whatever he thinks is out to get him.
Dan's invited to share Thanksgiving with Elise's parents, so he brings deviled eggs to the dinner.
Dan and Chris get holiday jobs at the mall, and Dan dislikes the grumpy Santa working there.
Dan fears his neighbors are cannibals, so he tries to run them out of town.
Dan's exiled to the world's dance capital, where he must learn to embrace dancing before he's permitted to leave.
Dan is angry about new fees at his bank, so he decides to stage a caper to get his money back.
An ancient creature takes up residence under Dan's bed, and Dan wants Chris and Elise to help him get rid of it.
Chris starts spending all of his time golfing, so Dan and Elise team up to rid the world of this sport.
Dan is displeased with his gym contract and uncovers an alarming conspiracy while fighting it.
Dan tries to sabotage a wedding from the inside by serving as a member of the wedding party.
Dan's cat, Mr. Mumbles goes missing drawing him into a thriller and the arms of a captivating, mysterious woman. Cheri Oteri guest stars as Honey O'houlihan, the beguiling woman who is suspected of stealing Dan's beloved cat, Mr. Mumbles.
When an actual living, breathing dinosaur inadvertently crushes Dan's car, Dan is not sure whether to alert the media, or seek revenge. Naturally, his baser instincts take over as usual, and he sets out with Chris to destroy the prehistoric menace. Along the way they team up with Mel Darwin, TV's renowned, but slightly off-kilter "Reptile Wrestler" and soon they are knee deep in dino plaque, a neighborhood "Lost dog" epidemic and a media frenzy.
Mindless big budget blockbusters. Moronic, ever changing "hip" slang. Pointless TV shows glorifying unhealthy behavior. The world is getting dumber by the second and Dan is fed up! It's time to end stupidity once and for all. And with cuts in education and politically mandated societal rules making every aspect of life more convenient for the lowest common denominator, Dan knows right where to start - the Governor's office!
Harassed day and night by an unyielding telemarketer, Dan sets out to get even, only to find himself the target of a previous nemesis' plan for retribution.
Humiliated after being tricked into appearing on a popular TV dating show, Dan sets his sights on destroying that most heinous of pop cultural fads - reality television! But when a slimy Hollywood TV producer decides that angry, opinionated Dan makes for "great TV" he manipulates our little revenge seeker into appearing on yet another reality show and sets him up to fail miserably. But this time, Dan is not taking it lying down and his revenge plot takes on a new life.
From movie theaters to restaurants to parks, Dan is forever surrounded by obnoxious kids and, even more annoyingly, their oblivious parents who either do not know how, or refuse, to control their offspring. Fed up, Dan heads out to adopt his own child to prove that he would be a better parent than any of the horrible examples from his community. But when he finally finds the perfect child to mold in his own impeccable image, he learns that the kid already has prospective adoptive parents.
A huge warehouse-type superstore moves in right down the street from Dan's apartment, and with it comes the traffic, the noise, and of course, the masses of consumers desperate to save a buck by buying things in bulk that they will never use in a lifetime. All of this would be enough for Dan to want revenge, but to top it all off, Chris has become obsessed with the store and is quickly sending himself and Elise into debt with his endless purchases.
Revenge becomes deeply personal when Chris takes possession of a treasured piece of film memorabilia that he and Dan jointly won on a call-in radio program. With both friends claiming exclusive rights to the item, and neither willing to bend, it's a battle royale with each side hitting the other where it truly hurts. Chris takes aim at Dan's home, selling all of his worldly goods, and Dan enlists Don and Elise Sr. to finally get back at the son-in-law they never liked.
On a cross-country mission of revenge against a puddling manufacturer, Dan and Chris are sidetracked by the lure of a day of old-fashioned cowboy fun at a local desert dude ranch. But their day soon turns sour when Dan becomes disgusted at the ridiculous prices and inauthentic, sanitized western entertainment.