When painfully shy George brings a ventriloquist's dummy to school, a popular kid is born! Suddenly, everybody wants to hang with George and his witty wooden pal, Wally. George and Wally remain inseparable. The gang eventually gets pretty tired of talking to a dummy. George must learn to make it on his own? In the second story, Arthur thinks the be st pet to have is a dog, and Francine probably would have agreed--that is, until little Nemo came along. Francine can't help herself--she's falling for a cute little kitten! What will Arthur think?