Officer Delinko volunteers to go out early to the site of the future home of Mother Paula's All-American Pancake House to see if he can catch the prankster who has been pulling up the survey stakes on the property. Unfortunately, because he isn't used to being awake at 5:30 a.m., he falls asleep in his car. He wakes up to the construction site foreman, Curly, banging on the window. He doesn't know what time it is because it's completely dark inside his car. He soon learns that it is 9:30 a.m., and while he slept someone came by and spray-painted all the windows of his Crown Victoria police cruiser with black spray paint. This is a severe embarrassment to Officer Delinko, and his superiors at the Department of Public Safety aren't at all pleased. They discipline him by assigning him to a desk job for a month. This makes Officer Delinko all the more determined to catch the perpetrator of the escalating pranks at the pancake house construction site.