Charlie doesn't understand adults, the concept of work, or why his Dad rarely has time to play with
him, until the day he is inspired by some old photos of his Dad's bicycle, all decorated for the neighborhood block party bike race. Deciding to surprise and impress his dad, Charlie sets out to customize his bike, to look just like the photos of his dads. To get the money for the necessary supplies, Charlie agrees to take on his friend Sam's newspaper route for a day. This will prove to be a day that Charlie will never forget. Charlie is forced to deal with a cast of wacky customers, and crazy events. The route, turns out to be the most grueling experience of Charlie's life, and gives him a taste of the real working world.