This film introduces children to an animal usually overlooked in nature studies: the slug -- the shell-less snail -- the slimy, yucky animal we don't want to touch or see. Related to the ordinary garden slug (invertebrate mollusks), the Giant Banana Slug is a vital link in the chain of life in western North American forests.
Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority".
After thirty years in the big corporation, Ugo Fantozzi retires. Suddenly, he needs things to do in everyday life and he tries a number of activities: helping Pina shopping; babysitting grand-daughter Uga; a trip to Venice; learning golf.