Flik heads off into the unknown world to find help against the grasshoppers. On his way to the unknown, he faces a dilemma: finding a way over the huge cliff. Flik comes up with an idea to climb up a dandelion stalk and travel with the seed as it is carried by the wind.
The bees scour central park in search of pollen producing flowers. This is an example of job functions and operations of particular worker within an organization. The bees have particular systems, controls, language, and techniques within their specialty that make them effective.
Barry recently won a lawsuit that no longer allowed humans to steal honey from honeybees. Now all the bees are no longer working, and he wonders why they aren't happy. Vanessa shows Barry the effects of the lawsuit: all the flowers are dying from lack of pollination. She then goes on to explain how plants affect the ecosystem.
Laroche and Orlean are at a flower show looking at different flowers. Laroche spots an orchid and notes that Darwin hypothesized that a moth with a proboscis of 12 inches pollinated it. Laroche then discusses how each flower and insect that pollinates it are unique, and neither one of them realizes how vital they are to one another.