It's just another typical day for Rob and Big as Rob puts a hot pink wig on Meaty's head. Rob thinks Meaty looks "pretty" but neither Meaty nor Big are impressed. Fortunately, Rob finally leaves Meaty alone and heads to the grocery store. On a...... Read Full Episode Summary »
Rob and Big set their sights on becoming the face of Kashi cereal and Meaty gets a Hollywood agent that helps him land his own dog-food line.
It's just another typical day for Rob and Big as Rob puts a hot pink wig on Meaty's head. Rob thinks Meaty looks "pretty" but neither Meaty nor Big are impressed. Fortunately, Rob finally leaves Meaty alone and heads to the grocery store. On a health kick, Rob wants to stock up on wholesome treats.
At the store, Big stumbles across a box of Kashi Good Friends cereal featuring multicultural friends smiling over a delicious bowl of chow. While looking at the box, Rob and Big come to a natural conclusion -- they belong on a cereal box! Rob immediately calls Kashi and pleads his case: he's white, Big's black, they're best buddies and they both love cereal. It's a no-brainer, right?
Rob and Big take a break from planning their future in the cereal business to skate around Chinatown with Meaty in tow. Rob busts some sweet moves, but it's Meaty that gets all the attention. He's just too cute to ignore, especially when he jumps on Rob's board and shows off his skills. Rob decides that he needs to capitalize on that cuteness and get Meaty an agent.
Rob wastes no time setting up a meeting with the Le Paws agency -- aka "the William Morris for dogs." But the guys realize they may be in a little over their heads when the talent agent shows them all the tricks another dog she represents can do. Not only does Meaty not know any fancy moves, Rob can't even get him to sit and stay on command. Instead, Meaty wanders around, chewing on anything he can get his mouth on, and jumps up on desks and utilizes the "pet-a-potty." Maybe Meaty doesn't have what they're looking for.
Despite his lack of obedience, Meaty gets a modeling job for Natural Balance, Dick Van Patten's all-natural dog food. In fact, the former Eight Is Enough star wants Meaty to be the face of his newest product, Meaty Munchies! Surprisingly, Meaty's a natural once he gets in front of the camera, and Rob couldn't be any prouder of his pup.
When Rob and Big get the first batch of Meaty Munchies, Meaty gobbles it up, so Rob and Big test it out, too. They agree that the food kind of tastes like beef jerky. But once Rob finds out the main ingredient is beef lung, he's had enough.
Now that they've got one model in the family, Rob is antsy to get him and Big on the cover of a Kashi cereal box. The only problem is, Kashi hasn't called him back! Big suggests they do their own photo shoot to show the people at Kashi how good they'd look on a box. The wheels in Rob's head begin turning and he sends Drama out to buy wigs, makeup and clothes so they can dress up like middle-aged women.
In drag, Rob prances into Big's room to tell him it's time for their photo shoot. Donning a shawl, gray wig and old lady glasses, Big points out that Rob resembles one of The Golden Girls. When all is said and done, the photo of Rob and Big as old ladies hugging a bowl of Kashi cereal is certain to get them plastered on boxes all across the country ... right?
A few days later, Big catches Rob munching on a new brand of cereal called Special Buddies. Yup, Rob's had a sample box of cereal made featuring him and Big! But between the picture of two men in drag, the name Special Buddies and the tagline "baked in the oven of friendship," something just doesn't seem right. Rob and Big agree that they just made the cereal business a little bit weirder ... but it sure tastes great!