"This year is going to be different, this year we will finally be popular...."
Or so Lauren thought as she and Patty begin high school as official Weemawee H.S. freshmen. But it doesn't take long to figure out that, although the year may have changed, these are the same students who ignored them last year. Two of the kids who pay Patty and Lauren any attention are Marshall Blackman, a comic in training and Johnny Slash, a slow-minded new waver. The bane of Patty and Lauren's existence is Jennifer Denuccio, a valley girl and her friend LaDonna, who refers to Lauren as "that fat girl" and Patty is known as "that fat girl's friend." Jennifer's tough boyfriend Vinnie, is kind to the duo which causes Jennifer to vent a bit. Then there is Muffy Tepperman, the ultra-peppy preppie!