Gordon notices that the garage could use a new coat of paint. Mr. Hooper agrees, but says it will have to wait, because he is too busy with the store right now to paint it. Gordon says he will paint it, after all it is his garage. Mr. Hooper tells him to go look at his deed—the garage goes with the store, not with 123 Sesame Street.
Gordon gets Susan to come out and tell Mr. Hooper whose garage it is. She says it belongs to Mr. Hooper.
Betty Lou teaches the meaning of "beginning", "middle", and "end", and introduces two of her friends: Beginning and End. The duo tell a story, but it lacks something in between the beginning and end parts. Beginning and End recruit their pal Middle to fill out the rest of the story. Middle, however, cannot stop telling the exciting part of the story, and the three friends begin a quarrel, forcing Betty Lou to declare the end of the lecture.
Bob hears the argument and comes down to see what all the noise is about. He says everyone knows that the garage belongs to Mr. Hooper. Miguel comes, but he doesn’t know who owns the garage. He is surprised that none of the others know either, and he suggests they look at the deed.