Mr. Simonet gives his students a year-long assignment: "Think of an idea to change our world - and put it into ACTION!" He creates this assignment to prove to his students that, despite their age and current situation, they can indeed change the world. Mr. Simonet inspires his students by suggesting that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
When the Eds, Jonny, Kevin, and Rolf make bets to give up their respective habits for a day, they cope with it in varying ways. It is evident that they are addicted to certain habits and foods soon after the bet begins. As is characteristic of him, Eddy tries to sabotage the others so that he can win the bet.